Fun Activities

  • Celebrating Mother's Day with a Tea Party

    Show the mother's in your classroom how much you appreciate them this mother's day. It is a great way to teach your students to show appreciation for those most important in their lives!
    By Marlene Gundlach April 28, 2014 

  • Flower Pens: A Mother's Day Craft

    Looking for ideas for kids crafts for Mother's Day? This fun craft will be appreciated all the more since it is useful as well as decorative! Follow the instructions in this article to complete this Mother's Day activity.
    By Kathy Foust April 23, 2014 

  • Help Students Donate to Unicef on Halloween

    Get students involved in the Trick or Treat program for Unicef to raise money to help children who need medical care.
    By Julia Bodeeb January 12, 2011 

  • Leprechaun Hat Activity

    This is a fun activity that allows early elementary students to express their creativity and individuality! The Leprechaun Hat activity is an activity for the whole class, including the teacher. If you are looking for something fun and inexpensive...
    By Kathy Foust March 2, 2010 

  • Making Stone Soup with Elementary ESL Students

    In this unit plan, the class will read the classic tale Stone Soup and take part in a variety of fun, hands-on lessons to build comprehension and develop content skills. Students will do a variety of activities to build reading, writing, math, and direct...
    By Debi Pruitt December 20, 2009 

  • Sample Writing Prompts for High School Students: Future Dreams & Aspirations

    Help students explore their thoughts about the future and their dreams via journal writing. This article contains sample writing prompts for students.
    By Julia Bodeeb October 15, 2009 

  • A Christmas Stocking Class Project

    The first week of December you can create some stockings with your students. Each student can follow along with you as you create your stocking. Then you can hang them up along your classroom windows in hopes that Santa will visit one night before Christmas...
    By Alicia July 28, 2009 

  • How to Make Garland for Your Classroom Christmas Tree That You Can Eat

    If you are planning on decorating your classroom with a Christmas tree you may want to consider having your students become a part of it. They can very easily aid you in making some garland that is both colorful and tasty.
    By Alicia July 23, 2009 

  • President's Day Coconut Balls

    This classroom recipe can be done with any age group. Kindergarten students will enjoy it as much as high school kids. Since no baking is required, students can make these in class and then eat them right away.
    By Alicia July 23, 2009 

  • Painting Gourds: A Fun Fall Project

    The changing of the seasons presents a perfect opportunity for learning. This activity is great for young children...a mix of science, art and music. Have students choose gourds to wash and paint, then continue with some experiments!
    By AmandakShannon June 30, 2009 
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