If your students are suffering from the cold-weather blues, turn your classroom into a summer resort for a day or a week. They will get a chance to pretend it’s warm, and also do comparison activities that will put their brains to work.
You can combine an art lesson with a Valentine’s bulletin board with family participation with creative writing while there’s still time before February 14.
Between assessments and planning a party and fighting a headache, who can blame you for forgetting to buy valentines for your students? Well, print your way out of the doghouse with this tangram valentine.
Use these poems for art projects, a bulletin board design, or for reading aloud on Valentine’s Day.
Readers’ Favorite: Our collection of Valentine’s Day activities in a variety of subjects and levels. Make some pink applesauce and stained glass hearts, read a Valentine’s Day book, play a few games and then do a quick science lesson by studying your heart rate. That’s a festive day!
A variety of math and planning skills can be used to plan a holiday vacation.
Students will use different problem-solving strategies, and creative writing, in association with Brian Wildsmith’s song.
Reindeer are just one of many species that are well known for doing something they don’t actually do. In this lesson students do their own research about reindeer, including where they live, what their purpose is, and how they got such a lofty reputation.
Winter blues got you down? Summer heat keeping you in? Or perhaps it’s almost Spring Break and you can’t wait for some warmer weather. Whatever the season, bring some green into your classroom by creating a miniature nursery.