Holidays + Seasonal Archives - Elementary Education

4 Free Valentine’s Day Writing Prompts Kids and Teachers Will L-O-V-E

I’m not a huge fan of pink and frills, but I am an absolute sucker for Valentine’s Day–which explains my love for Valentine’s Day writing prompts. (True story–I don’t even like conversation hearts!) Call me a walking enigma but there is nothing that gives me the warm fuzzies more than…

The 4 Best Lunar New Year Children’s Books

When it comes to choosing the best lunar new year children’s books for kids, there’s honestly still a limited selection. Options have improved over the last several years, but I’ve yet to find the *perfect* Lunar New Year book. Although, these come very close. When it comes to selecting the…

8 Winter Writing Prompts That Will Warm Your Heart

It’s that time of year again! The snow is falling, the temperatures are dropping, and your students are getting antsy. Time to break out the winter writing prompts! These 8 writing prompts are sure to get your students’ creative juices flowing and warm their hearts all at the same time.…

11 Ideas for Christmas Around the World Traditions To Teach This Year

When it comes to teaching Christmas around the world traditions, the possibilities are endless! You can teach about traditions from all over the world, and there are so many great ones to choose from. In this blog post, we will highlight some of the best traditions to teach elementary students.…

Christmas in Australia: 10 Facts to Share With Kids

Christmas in Australia is a fun-filled unit you can do with your class in December. This presents a wealth of opportunities for comparing and contrasting celebrations in different places. Christmas in Australia Fact #1 1. Christmas in Australia falls during the summer. This is an interesting fact for kids because…

This Christmas Gift for Parents is a Keeper

If you’re looking for a unique and thoughtful Christmas gift for parents or grownups in your classroom this year, this directed drawing calendar is the perfect solution! This easy-to-follow directed drawing tutorial will walk your child step by step through the process of creating twelve different designs, one for each…