St. Patrick was the patron saint of Ireland and the Irish, born about 385 A.D. in Northern Wales. He studied religion in Europe to become a priest and bishop.
Fall has officially arrived, and now that we’re gearing up for cooler weather and a new crop of goodies, apples have become a hot topic. This compilation of apple activities and crafts comes direct from our T2T contributors.
Mapping out a family tree can be a great opportunity for younger children to learn more about “where they come from.” Often, seeing their immediate family drawn out on paper will help them to remember relatives better and understand those relationships of how those relatives are, well, related!
A study in what goes on at all of those businesses out in the real world.
Even the most mundane objects to adults can be very interesting to elementary age children.
Let your kids decide where they want to go in the solar system, and then create an advertising campaign for it.
The administrators and staff in your building are resources that are easily overlooked. Invite them over for a lesson.
Activities for working with the number 13.
Simple activities to do if you can have two grade levels together, such as 2nd and 5th, for 30 minutes or so.
Put an older student with a younger one, in this self-esteem building exercise. Using a Thanksgiving theme, like “Write a story from the turkey’s point of view”, have the younger student tell the story, with the older writing it down.
Ring in the new year with a calendar-making exercise.
With so many choices available, students need a firm foundation in wise decision making. This exercise helps them set priorities that are realistic and attainable, both individually and in groups.
To help students recognize lists, and practice assembling one for their own use.