Category: Holidays

How to Celebrate Cinco de Mayo in Your Classroom

How to Celebrate Cinco de Mayo in Your Classroom

Although May signals the end of the school year, it’s also the perfect time to celebrate Cinco de Mayo in your classroom. This has become a staple to many places, and just like most other cultural holidays, the true meaning has been lost. Use my ideas below to help teach your students the real story […]

How to Use Earth Day to Teach Math and Literacy Skills

How to Use Earth Day to Teach Math and Literacy Skills How to use Earth Day to teach math and literacy skills.

Earth Day is an annual celebration that is dedicated to raising environmental awareness. Communities around the world use a variety of celebrations from planting new trees, running 5K races, or picking up trash throughout neighborhoods. Earth Day provides teachers and parents with the opportunity to teach children how to care for the world around them. […]

How to Dye Easter Eggs with Shaving Cream

How to Dye Easter Eggs with Shaving Cream Dying Easter eggs with Shaving Cream is simple and friendly for kids of all ages. Use these simple directions to make your Easter Eggs gorgeous! #teachingsecondgrade #eastereggs #dyingeastereggs #shavingcreameastereggs #easter | How to Dye Easter Eggs with Shaving Cream | Shaving Cream Easter Eggs | Easter Activities | Simple Activities for Kids | Dying Easter Eggs |

Easter is approaching and there are so many traditions involved. One tradition is dying easter eggs. Pinterest has thousands of ideas for dying easter eggs, however, I love this one. Dying Easter eggs with Shaving Cream is simple and friendly for kids of all ages.   Can you eat eggs that are dyed with shaving […]

Winter Sensory Bin – Fine Motor Activity

Winter Sensory Bin – Fine Motor Activity This winter sensory bin works wonders for activity time, stations, and allowing the kids to explore. They keep kids busy while fulfilling sensory needs. #teachingsecondgrade #sensory #winter #finemotorskills #learningthroughplay #sensoryplay | Sensory Play | Sensory Bin Ideas | Fine Motor Skills Activities | Winter Activities | Winter Sensory Bin Ideas

Winter is here and that means it’s time to put together an awesome winter sensory bin. This type of bin is going to have lots of fun stuff in it that your kiddos can enjoy. In the wintertime, all kids get a little finicky because they can’t just go outside and play in the sunshine.  […]