Back to school season is coming soon! You'll learn how to create a back to school photo booth here. Greet your new students and families with a classroom photo booth with props and a fun backdrop. I’ve got a few photo booth ideas for your back to school events to make it an enjoyable time for everyone. I’ve set up a photo booth in my classroom for our Meet the Teacher or Open House ... Read More about How to Create a Back to School Photo Booth
Valentine’s Day is around the corner! Look no further for something different in your classroom this year! Valentine’s Day Science Experiments allow kids to have fun in class while working with friends to ask questions, investigate, collect data, form a hypothesis, and draw conclusions. Valentine’s Science Experiments These fun and engaging Valentine's Day science experiments use ... Read More about Easy Valentine’s Day Science Experiments For All Grades!
Being able to teach writing to one student is hard. Teaching writing to a whole group of students is even more difficult. I don’t have it down like clockwork, because the students’ needs are ever-changing. Here’s what works for me in my upper elementary classroom and I hope that it works for you, too! 5 Tips to Help Teach Writing Here are 5 tips I have used in my classroom to help ... Read More about 5 Tips to Easily Teach Writing in an Upper Elementary Classroom
5 Reasons to Use Board Games in Your Classroom I started using board games the very first year I was in the classroom. I couldn't keep my students on task during partner work - between their off topic conversations and them being bored out of their minds, I knew I needed to spice up our practice time. I started by hand drawing every.single.game and handwriting every.single.question. 🤦♀️ Let's ... Read More about 5 Reasons to Use Board Games in Your Classroom
Looking for a last-minute Halloween activity or are you planning ahead for fall-themed lessons? I've got three of my favorite fall and Halloween resources and you will not want to miss out on them. Pumpkin Informational Flip Book This pumpkin flipbook is perfect for learning about fall during your reading class. It includes articles, comprehension questions, and several interactive ... Read More about Quick and Easy Fall or Halloween Activity That Include Pumpkins