Category:Holidays
Halloween Ideas for the Classroom

Halloween Ideas for the Classroom

October is here and teachers are hard at work looking for ways to keep learning fun. If you are looking for Halloween ideas for the classroom, this post has some great options! Ghost Spelling Grab your spelling list or phonics pattern for the week and get ready to...

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Easter Egg Hunt Activity

Easter Egg Hunt Activity

With Easter approaching, I thought it would be fun to take the concept of math task cards and combine it with the plastic Easter eggs and make a little math skill review activity. So, it's super easy to prep/play...here's what you need to do: Print the task cardsCut...

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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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Christmas Door Decorations

Christmas Door Decorations

Sometimes the hardest part of Christmas door decorations is figuring out the idea.  The Lucky 2nd Grade Teachers Facebook Group has shared their ideas to help make your Christmas door decoration planning easy peasy this holiday season.  Below you will find...

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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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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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Top 33 Best School Halloween Costume Ideas

Top 33 Best School Halloween Costume Ideas

Halloween can be one of the most fun holidays to celebrate in an elementary school.  Students love to see their teachers dressed up!  Teachers seem to always be looking for costume ideas for their grade level team or even entire staff.  This post shows...

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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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Christmas Math Centers

Christmas Math Centers

December can be a challenging month for classroom teachers.  Christmas Math centers can be a great way to keep your 2nd graders engaged and learning throughout the month.  Take a look at 10 Christmas math centers that your students could be doing this month....

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I Am Thankful Lapbook

I Am Thankful Lapbook

November is the month of gratitude and thankfulness in my classroom.  We dive deep into what it means to have gratitude and why it's important.  When children are taught the importance of feeling thankful for what they have and are given, an attitude of gratitude is...

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