Looking for ways to use leftover candy in your classroom? This post provides many ideas for using candy in your classroom…many of which don’t actually result in anyone eating it. We’ve all been there… We handle the Halloween season like a boss. At school, we’ve done holiday-inspired classroom activities (all
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Make your classroom activities even more spooky and silly this year with these Halloween glow games ideas. There is no better time than Halloween to bust out your glow sticks and invisible ink and do Halloween glow games with your upper elementary classes. Glow sticks, necklaces, and bracelets never seem
Getting to know your students in the first days of school is kind of like an investigation, and you are the detective assigned to the case. Are you ready? Do you think you have what it takes to be an investigator who spends their days uncovering evidence and solving cases?
As part of your end-of-the year traditions and projects, consider this Create-Your-Own Review Game project! (We’ve also included a project workbook with FREE RUBRIC + game templates) I don’t know if you could tell, but over here at Fun in 5th Grade, we love games. We love competition games and
When looking for end of the year activities, make the experience special for both students and parents with these memory books for upper elementary classes. Do you hear that? Listen carefully! That is the sound of thousands of mothers wailing at once, but why are they crying? Well, it’s graduation
Earth day is coming up, and with all the crazy weather patterns we have had this year, taking care of our Earth has never felt more important. Teach kids how to care for the Earth for future generations. As young kids, our elementary-age students can make an awesome, ongoing impact
The holidays are buzzing, and winter break is near! It’s time to start thinking about what you want the spring semester to look and feel like in your classroom. You’ve been planning all of your pre-winter break activities. Many of which you may have even found in our blog post-Holiday
It’s holiday time! Dust off those holiday school resources, and let’s plan the most epic holiday seasons ever! My stomach is rumbling just thinking about all the food and decoration and lights and …. food! The holidays bring so much cheer and excitement as families celebrate different holidays, share traditions,
Fall Break week is both awkward and a total relief. Awkward because a Thursday Thanksgiving holiday means that the week only has two or three days in it, and relief because it represents the end of the drought that is October in the classroom. Many teachers and students haven’t had
School supplies are on the store shelves, which can only mean one thing…it’s BACK TO SCHOOL season. Each year, I love finding new back to school resources to use in the classroom. Back to school season has always been one of the most joyous and nerve-inducing times of the year