The leaves have fallen and there is a crisp chill in the air. Winter is upon us! While winter can be a magical time of year, unfortunately, it can also mean a lot of time spent cooped up indoors for kids. That means we will be encountering a lot more
Tis the season … Get seasonal with STEM. Here are my favorite holiday activities.
As teachers, we bring our students into our classroom to learn basic skills and concepts that will carry on with them as they grow. But it is just as important that we provide a safe, comforting environment for them as well. Part of our job is to help them develop
The holidays are quickly approaching, which means tons of fun learning opportunities in the classroom. Holiday time can be super busy and chaotic which means sticking to a routine in the classroom is more important than ever. We all know students can start to get restless before a big holiday
The fall season is the perfect time to incorporate pumpkins into your curriculum. But, you may be wondering how to incorporate them into your STEM challenges. It’s easy to modify building challenges to include pumpkins so your students can celebrate the fall season with fun and engaging pumpkin STEM challenges.
Keeping students engaged near a holiday can feel almost impossible. Instead of fighting against their excitement, use it to your advantage in the classroom! These digital Halloween activities are perfect for the days leading up to Halloween. And . . . since they are digital there is no mess and
Can you believe Halloween is right around the corner? It feels like only yesterday we were working on back to school activities in my classroom. Fall is one of my favorite times of the year with hands on crafts and fall-themed projects on display around the school. If you are
Celebrating holidays in the classroom is always fun, but add in a cute little Ozobot and some easy coding and you have a recipe for fun and exciting holiday projects your kids will be thrilled to complete. Whether you are a classroom teacher, tech teacher, or STEM teacher like me,
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
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
It is almost St. Patrick’s Day which means it’s time to break out some super fun St. Patrick’s Day STEM challenges! 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
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
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