Need a theme idea for an art project? Maybe you’re looking for a theme that can last in your classroom for an extended period of time; a theme to kick off the next school year? There are many reasons you may need to use a theme. Our list of tried-and-true themes that you can use in the classroom (and many of these would also make great themes for a new baby’s nursery or a child’s bedroom.)
T2T Contributor Mark E. Damon originally shared his “Who Wants to be a Winner” game with members of our T2T mailing list. Now, Mark has made available all of his entertaining creations so that you may download them now for use in your classroom. These PowerPoint™ presentations can be modified with your own questions to create an interactive review or test for your students.
As you travel down the Mississippi River from north to south, how many of the following items can you collect?
“STOMP! Out Loud” is an excellent video to show to high school students, or even younger students. It’s vastly entertaining, upbeat, and has some great educational value. Preview the video before presenting it to the students, and go over the worksheet I’ve presented here. I’m sure you will come up with many of your own ideas. The video is 50 minutes long: This lesson plan may last two or three days.
Here is a cute way to make an edible spider. The kids enjoy making them and better yet, eating them!
Build your own critter face with a plain sugar cookie and some creatively placed decorations.
S’mores… Presenting a few alternative cooking methods, because you can’t build a campfire in your classroom. Though you may have a Bunsen burner. But you didn’t get that idea from us.
These cute cookies are delicious and look just like tiny haystacks.
Soft cocoa, peanut butter and oatmeal cookies, cooked on the stovetop.
These crunchy-chewy candies are a perfect Halloween treat to share with your class. Note that the recipe calls for the ingredients to come to a boil on a cooktop.
These no-bake oatmeal bars are pressed into a 9″ square baking dish and refrigerated. Mix and match ingredients to create a yummy “granola bar.”
A simple dough that dries to create aromatic hanging ornaments. Please note that these items are not intended to be eaten, even though they smell good enough!
A delicious chocolaty-coconut cookie recipe that is classroom friendly. Requires melted butter.
These no-bake Peppermint Candies could also pass as “cookies” if you stretch your imagination a bit.
No-bake cookies made from orange juice concentrate and vanilla wafers.