Category: Activities

100th Day of School

A hundred days of school is a milestone worth celebrating in a student’s education, particularly at the younger grade levels.  Students new to the school arena by now have successfully gotten through the rough adjustment period of being out of the comfort of their home with their parents and in an environment where rules and […]

Avaste Ye! Learn like a Pirate

Arr Mateys!  It’s National ‘Talk like a Pirate’ Day!  In honor of the engaging and quite humorous day, we wanted to provide you with a couple of classroom activities to put kids in the pirate spirit of looting ‘treasure’ for their brains …otherwise known as learning. Elementary/Middle School: Transform a Poem, Lyric, or Riddle to […]

Fun Ways to Increase Parental Involvement in the Classroom

For most teachers out there, if it hasn’t already, the summer is coming to a close and that means it’s time to go back to school.  You’ve probably been planning what your Welcome Back bulletin board will look like, the way your classroom will be set up, and what you will do with students that first […]

10 Sites for Educational Games

Top 10 sites for Educational Games: We have the top ten (10) online educational gaming sites for children from kindergarten through 8th grade. Online gaming sites have been proven to be very beneficial learning tools by helping kids learn many of the skills they will need throughout their early childhood education. Learning games can help […]

Back to School

Welcome Back! Here is a list of some of our favorite welcome back activity ideas.  Hope you enjoy! ABC’s – This is good for younger kids. Have each student wear a name-tag. Then let them put themselves in alphabetical order. Use either their first or last names. Either way, this is a great way to […]

Safe & Bully-Free Schools

Bullying at school not only affects the victims, it affects all students and creates an uncomfortable learning environment. Schools must establish a strategy that protects the safety of all students and sends a clear message that bullying will not be tolerated. We would like to share some practical ideas for promoting awareness from various schools […]

School Field Day Fun – Basketball Speed

This is a great outdoor/indoor Field Day game that requires minimal setup. All you need is two basketballs and two basketball hoops.  Set up two teams; each team lines up behind the free throw line on each side of the court. Give a basketball to the first child of each team. Blow a whistle and the first […]