Category:Special Events
Leprechaun Traps in the Classroom

Leprechaun Traps in the Classroom

It's March which means it's time to start thinking about some leprechaun fun! In my classroom we've built leprechaun traps. I am going to walk you through what we do on the day of the actual building of these traps. (Keep scrolling for freebie link) Send home a parent...

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Earth Day in the Classroom

Earth Day in the Classroom

Earth Day is an excellent opportunity to teach students about the importance of taking care of the planet. Earth Day Videos Videos can be a great way to add variety to an Earth Day lesson.  We have found our favorite Earth Day videos that are kid-friendly and...

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Seeds and Planting

Seeds and Planting

Teaching students about seeds and planting is a fun unit to teach in the spring. Important topics include; what do plants need, parts of a plant, ways seeds move, photosynthesis, planting vocabulary, and types of soil.  Take a closer look at how these concepts...

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Martin Luther King Jr. Day Activities and Videos

Martin Luther King Jr. Day Activities and Videos

Martin Luther King Jr. Day is an important day to celebrate both in and out of the classroom.  There are many important lessons for students to learn not only on this day but throughout the entire year.  This post explains the different activities and videos...

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Christmas Around the World

Christmas Around the World

Christmas Around the World is a great unit to teach in the month of December. Take your students on a tour around the world as they learn about the Christmas traditions in the USA, England, Italy, Germany, France, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, Canada, Mexico, Sweden,...

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Grinch Day

Grinch Day

      December is my favorite month of the school year!  So many exciting things happen in December but one that I look forward to every year is Grinch Day!  Prior to Grinch Day I send home a letter to the families that explains Grinch Day.  I send it home so the kids...

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Camp Read-a-Lot

Camp Read-a-Lot

Read Across America Day was nothing short of a blast!  Our classroom was transformed into Camp Read-a-Lot today and although I'm tired, I just have to share with you what we did today.  I should preface this with saying that I have done Camp Read-a-Lot on Read Across...

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Camping in the Classroom

Camping in the Classroom

What a day...honestly, my favorite day of the school year!  Today we celebrated Read Across America Day by transforming our classroom into a Reading Camp Out.  We also enjoyed listening to some guest readers.  Being that I teach in the school that I went to as a...

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