Category: Holidays

Tis the season … Get seasonal with STEM. Here are my favorite holiday activities.

Summer STEM Activities for K-5

Fill this summer with STEM activities! After a long school year, activate students’ creativity and imagination. Don’t hear “This is boring!” over and over again. Instead, try some easy to set up hands-on STEM activities. It doesn’t have to be complicated, and you can use items you already have laying

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Spring STEM Activities for Kids

Spring has Sprung I don’t know about you, but spring has to be my favorite time of year! I love the warmer weather, all the new life, and the promise of summer. As a teacher spring can be joyful but also stressful! Students start to get a little squirrely this

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St. Patrick’s Day Activities for K-4

It is almost St. Patrick’s Day which means it’s time to break out some super fun St. Patrick’s Day Activities! I don’t know what it is about this fun, green little holiday, but I love it! Spring is in the air and the school year is starting to draw to

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100TH DAY OF SCHOOL ACTIVITIES FOR K-4

Happy 100th day of school!  You made it! Not sure what to do to celebrate, or looking to spice things up in your classroom? Well, here are my favorite 100th day of school activities for K-4. I like to use digital activities, so it is easy in any situation, especially

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K-4 Digital Valentine’s Day activities

Digital Valentine’s Day activities are great for K-4. These activities are a great way to build classroom community and have fun. Here is a look at what I am doing in my classroom with digital Valentine’s day activities. Digital Valentine’s Day Activity 1: Send Virtual Cards My students’ favorite digital

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Bring Fun to your Classroom WITH Digital Holiday Activities

With the holidays approaching, it is important to not only focus on educational standards, but create a sense of community in the classroom. Our students need a break and some fun, interactive activities, especially this year.  Even though this school year looks different than expected, and is changing every week,

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Ring in the new year

Happy 2020!! Let’s celebrate the new year with a sale! Two of my favorite items are on sale for only one dollar. Looking to try more STEM in your classroom? Begin this year! It is easy to create simple challenges for your class using everyday classroom materials. I read Bunny

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Halloween STEM

Including STEM in your classroom doesn’t have to be spooky! There are many easy ways to incorporate hands on activities and promote thinking skills. Teaching 200 kindergartners per week, plus another 150 students in grades 1-4 makes it difficult to do complex activities with a lot of materials. I found

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Simple Spring STEM Challenges

Spring is in the air! Incorporating STEAM into your classroom does not need to be difficult, typing in the components of STEAM can be easy to do. Do you do centers during math time? Try incorporating a STEM station! My first graders worked with shapes to create spring designs. They

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Read Across America Inspired STEM Activities

Do you celebrate Read Across America Week in your school? It is easy to integrate literacy with STEM challenges! Pick one of your favorite read aloud books and think about what theme is portrayed throughout the book. Is there a component that can be pulled out for students to work

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