Need an idea for a “gift basket type” of fundraiser item, without having the hassle of coming up with a gift basket theme, going to 10 different stores to get the materials, and making it look super pretty (well, maybe I am the only one who has problems with that)? Or maybe you have a […]
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Hey all! Hope you had an awesome Thanksgiving Break and are prepping for the holidays! YAY! How about a new idea for students to create gifts for their loved ones? I know I was always looking for new ideas each year that don’t cost a ton to do, don’t take too much time away from […]
Hey teaching friends! Just stopping by today to share a couple of December themed winter freebies! I have mentioned them on the Facebook fan page and via Pinterest, but in case the cyber gremlins failed to show you the good stuff, feel free to click on the images below and grab them right now! Click Here […]
Hey teaching friends! It has been a crazy last couple of months to say the least! I hope your life is way more calm. 🙂 Today I wanted to share a fun and inexpensive gift idea for your colleagues. Seriously – it is so simple and fun! I don’t know what you all like to […]
Are you stuck and can’t figure out what to get your little darlings for the holidays this year? Perhaps due to the economy, you are thinking you have no extra cash for anything at all! Well, there are some fantastic, frugal, and easy gift ideas in today’s latest Collaboration Wednesday eBook from the fans at […]
It’s a constant struggle for most parents: what to get for their child’s teacher. I realize as a teacher, you can think of 100 billion useful gift ideas – or maybe you prefer no gift at all. ORRRRR – perhaps you are similar to me in knowing my own child’s teacher this year is a […]
I know what you are thinking? Didn’t we just have a Halloween Party and now you want to talk about Winter Parties – we haven’t even started eating our Thanksgiving Turkey yet? Yep, I am ready to pull out the snowman and the candy canes! I wanted to give you some classroom party ideas that […]
Hey teaching friends! Sorry for the last minute post, but you know how it gets – especially this time of year – lol! 🙂 I had a request from Terri to make another Reading Over Break handout, similar to the Turkey Tom one I did at Thanksgiving, so I did my best to get it […]
I know so many of you are allowed to do some sort of holiday party in your classroom, and I thought about the newbies who may not have done one before – or the veterans who want to do something different, so this week’s Collaboration Wednesday question was all about what you do for holiday […]
Antsy students eager for holiday break? I feel you! Here is a super quick snowman days before Christmas craftivity that might help! You could actually use this a couple different ways: either make one for the classroom to hang up and place in a prominent location – or – it could be a fun behavior […]
Teachers are a giving bunch by nature. Otherwise you wouldn’t be in the job. But not everyone knows how to give back to teachers – and parents, administrators, friends, and family might not know what to grab for that perfect teacher gift. So I rose to the challenge and created a 2016 Interactive Holiday […]
Ok, you are heading into the Winter Break homestretch! Yay! But many of the students seem to believe that Santa is coming tomorrow! No! And their excitement is bubbling over into your lessons making it a tad difficult to get teaching across. How about an idea to at least keep them reminded of the days […]
During the winter season, many classrooms take time learn about the holidays celebrated by cultures around the world. In my class, we will do a reader’s theater called Light Up the World with Celebrations about how light plays an important part in so many celebrations around the world. One way for students to learn about […]