In the midst of all of the balloon-giving, candy, and hearts, it might be easy to forget how Valentine’s Day started. It is good to examine the history of Valentine’s Day so that kids can understand where it came from, and how it has influenced our culture.
Fun Activities & Crafts for Grade School
Hands-on, engaged learning through activities and fun crafts is a staple of grade school classrooms everywhere. This age-appropriate collection of fun ideas, written and vetted by teachers and education professionals, spans the entire school year, including summer. You’ll find activities, games and crafts for kindergarten (and Pre-K) through fifth grade including seasonal and holiday-themed crafts, indoor and outdoor games and activities, classroom decorating ideas, gift ideas and more. In addition to being fun, these educational ideas are always focused on learning too, but don’t tell the kids, as they will be enjoying these creative teaching moments so much, they may not even notice!
Many teachers have an interactive white board, but don’t know quite how to use it successfully in the classroom. Here are some suggestions to start off your morning using interactive activities with your white board.
You may be thinking that oil and water don’t mix. But students will tell you differently when they produce evidence to counter that claim. These three oil and water experiments teach the concepts of solubility and emulsion. Hassle-free, high interest learning is certain!