We recently had ice cream day for “i” day of our ABC countdown to summer. Instead of buying ice cream, I decided we would make our own. I knew it would be a great memory-making activity for my students, and *bonus!* we could tie-in a how-to writing to go with it. A couple tips: If you decide to try this (you really should!) don’t get too hung up on the kind of salt you use. I’ve make ice cream in bag plenty of times using plain table salt–but ideally, the
FREE End of Year Memory Book, Free End of Year Activity
Students will love having the options to free write about memories or fill in provided templates in their End of Year Memory Book! What's included in freebie:• Memory Book Title Page (2 options, with or without clipart)• 3 Writing Templates: -My Classroom-My Shining Moments-My Friends• Free-writing ...
How did the last week of April get here so fast?! For many of you (some with less than five weeks left of school), you are beginning to think about how to wind down the year with some fun activities. But if the majority of you are like I was... you want to plan fun things, but your to-do list is sooo long and you are just so worn out! There were lots of things I would have done if only it had already been pretty much created for me. And that doesn't mean you are a bad teacher... it means
End of the Year Classroom Bulletin Board Ideas - Crafty Morning
Cut out letters that say “Lets end the year with a bang!” and tape up the number of balloons as there is days left until summer. Each day have a student pop a balloon…I can just imagine there excitement as the days go by! Made by Kirsten Joy (a 2nd grade teacher.) She said “Every […]
Hopefully, it has been a few weeks and teachers feel back in the swing of things. September is time for creating a classroom community. Many of the teachers in my building celebrate the month by making self-portraits. Check out some of the beautiful children below! We have student's outline with a pencil and go over it with a Sharpie. The last part is to color with pencils, markers or paint. Jessica had her student's paint on a canvas and hung them up with Command hooks(easy for next year)…