After more than a full school year of changing teaching models (remote, hybrid, and in-person teaching), new technology implementation, and awkwardly waiting for students to turn on their microphones when you call on them… You made it! As a thank you for all that you do for your students (especially

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Children’s Books about Bullying: 5 Classroom Read Alouds

October is National Bullying Prevention Month. Reading aloud children’s books about bullying is a great way to teach and model strategies for recognizing and responding to bullying behaviors. It also helps students understand the impact bullying has on others. This can reduce the occurrence of those types of behaviors in

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Holidays Around the World Books for Kids

December is a great time of year for celebrating and learning about holidays around the world for kids. Elementary students can learn about how different countries celebrate Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, Diwali, Las Posadas, Three Kings Day, St. Lucia Day, Epiphany, and Chinese New Year using these lists of holidays around

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Holidays Around the World Crafts for Kids in 2023

These holidays around the world crafts are perfect for elementary students to create in December for many reasons. First, they align with the cultural traditions that they learn about in a holidays around the world unit of study. They work for a Christmas around the world unit too! Second, they

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Halloween Books for Kids in 2023

October is such a fun month in elementary schools and sharing Halloween books for kids with your first grade, second grade, or third grade students can make the month fun, engaging and educational. There are so many children’s literature options for this time of year that it can be hard

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Pumpkin Books for Kids in 2023

Elementary School Teachers looking for October Read Aloud Books & Activities for their 1st grade, 2nd grade, or 3rd grade students will love the pumpkin picture books for kids and links to resources with reading comprehension questions, writing prompts and paper, vocabulary, social skills lessons, and more. Reading texts from

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Gingerbread Man Activities and Ideas for 2023

Gingerbread man activities are a great way to keep 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade students engaged and learning during the month of December, which can be a tricky time of year in the classroom. The students often have “sugarplums dancing in their heads” and their excitement for the

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reindeer research project

7 Reindeer Activities and Ideas for 2023

Are your kids in “The Christmas Spirit,” but perhaps you aren’t allowed to do actual Christmas activities? Below are some fun and engaging reindeer activities that your students will love! Learn all about these reindeer activities below! 1. Reindeer Activity Packet This reindeer activity packet is filled with fun and

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