2 Foolproof 100th Day of School Activities for Virtual Learning

100th Day of School Activities, But Make It 2021 There’s something about the 100th Day of School that makes me giddy. It might be the fun 100th day activities or the milestone it marks as we are at the halfway point of the year, or it might be the excuse…

3 Best Getting-to-Know You Activities for Kids

Call me crazy, but getting to know you activities are one of my favorite parts of back to school time. And here’s the thing: we don’t have to stop doing these activities once back to school season is over. We are constantly learning new things about each other through conversation,…

It’s December: Teach Yourself

Not really. But actually…yes. Okay, so maybe that’s a little harsh. But in between the parties, teaching Christmas around the world, parent gifts, tests, assemblies, and extra events, it gets *really* hard to squeeze in some instruction. Pair the constant go-go-go to the impending holiday break and it truly is…

How To Use ONE Parent Gift For All Occasions!

Open Me When…envelopes are a parent gift that keep on giving throughout the year! Each envelope has a label on the front that reads, “Open Me When _______” and indicates when that envelope should be opened. An ‘Open Me When’ parent gift can be given for Christmas, Hanukkah, Mother’s Day,…

The Perfect (& Free!) Way to Make New Year’s Resolutions in Your Classroom

New year, new you! Goal-setting is an exciting concept to discuss as we return to the classroom after a long and hopefully relaxing break. Turning over a new leaf is appealing to adults and kids alike; however, the concept of making resolutions can be rather abstract for our younger learners.…

A Parent Holiday Gift That’s As Easy as 1, 2, 3!

The winter holiday season is one of my favorites, but it always sneaks up on us SO FAST. A lot of important things often slip to the bottom of my teacher priority list as we are quickly overcome with all of those “extras”–holiday sing-alongs, pajama days, you name it! One…