Holidays & Celebrations

4 Candy-Free Halloween Favors

This time of year kids are bombarded with treats. Candy, cookies, cupcakes and candied apples seem to find their way into every party. This year why not celebrate with some fun kid-friendly favors of the non-edible variety!   Favors and novelty items are always a hit and last long after the candy monsters have run  Continue Reading »

12 Ideas for Your Fall Festival

Are you planning a Fall festival or open house? We’ve got some fun ideas to make your Fall events successfull. Decorate your space 1. Transform their “school” into a festive venue. Balloons, cutouts, window clings and banners will help you set the modd for fun. Games & Activities 2. Pumpkin Painting – Protect little hands  Continue Reading »

End-of-Year Ideas: Summer Survival Kit

A little something from you, as you say goodbye to your class! With the school year winding down you may be thinking about a good-bye gift for the kids. The craziness of the classroom, and all the end-of-year activities make it hard to find the time or money for something special. These Summer Survival Kits  Continue Reading »

11 Ideas for School Carnivals

Are you tired of the same ol’ ho-hum school carnival? Looking for ideas to spice it up and offer something new and different? Look no further. Here are 11 ideas that will help you start thinking outside of the (popcorn) box!   Give your carnival a theme – This is one way to get kids  Continue Reading »

Earth Day Craft Project

  Celebrate Earth Day with this fun project that requires just a few materials and can be stretched to serve many purposes. Teach an Earth Day lesson as your kids plant seeds in the buckets. Teach science lessons as they learn to nurture their seedlings. Decorate the buckets with ribbon and cute tags to use  Continue Reading »

Easter Craft Idea – Egg Critters

    These adorable Egg-Critters are a fun & easy project for kids of all ages. Using two simple materials; Plastic eggs and Wikki Stix, your kids can get wildly creative with their critter. Consider animals, fish, monsters, aliens, or even cars & trucks! Let their creativity guide them. For smaller children, you may want  Continue Reading »

Classroom Elections

It’s that time again. Election information is everywhere you turn. Although kids may not fully understand the political scene, this is a great opportunity to embrace the events in our country and use them as a learning platform. Lessons in politics and government are a great place to start. But to help kids grasp the  Continue Reading »

Fall Craft Ideas

Celebrate the season in your classroom with some festive Fall and Halloween crafts! Your little goblins will have a blast working on these fun projects. Mummy Cups Are you planning a Halloween celebration in your classroom? Make these cute favor cups and fill them with mummy nummies! Wrap white plastic cups with white crepe streamers. Attach with glue  Continue Reading »

Turkey Cup Craft Project

These adorable little turkeys are so much fun to make and perfect for your November celebrations! Use them for: treats or goodies at place settings utensil holders for a napkin, and cutlery add a name and use as a place card hold crayons or pencils gift for parents   Directions: Start with 9 ounce cups in  Continue Reading »

Halloween Crafts

Posted on: Tuesday, October 2, 2012 Celebrate the season in your classroom with some festive Halloween crafts! Your little goblins will have a blast working on these fun projects. Mummy Cups Are you planning a Halloween celebration in your classroom? Make these cute favor cups and fill them with mummy nummies! Wrap white plastic cups with white crepe  Continue Reading »