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Halloween Day Activities for the Classroom

As a teacher, I SO looked forward to Halloween. I'm convinced my brain would erase the exhaustion from the previous year leaving only giddy, naive, anticipation. There's something magical about Halloween in an elementary school. From the Parade to the party, some of my favorite childhood memories revolve around them. Halloween as a teacher is SO MUCH FUN and SO EXHAUSTING. How a day can be looked ... Read the Post

The Big Scribb Whole Class Grit & Growth Mindset Challenge

So excited to finally have this whole class Grit and Growth Mindset activity available for you! Essentially this project is a mural that is created in pieces by students in your class. Students have no idea what the end result or picture will be and instead are asked to focus on their small tile and to recreate the image assigned to them with as much accuracy as they can. This is a free ... Read the Post

Pysanka Easter Eggs in the Classroom

  This has been an activity that's consumed my thoughts for awhile. Typically, the more something consumes my mind the more excited I am about it. I was on the search for a fun Easter Activity appropriate for Upper-Grades. It wasn't until I stumbled across Pysanky: Ukrainian Easter Eggs, that I knew I had found it. The anticipation for the final reveal ignites engagement, the process ... Read the Post

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