Active classrooms are the best. I admire teachers who are willing to break up instruction with a bit of physical activity. They must have seen the benefits described in this report from
My 6yo just finished a unit on adjectives. This got me thinking, “What is the easiest way to learn about adjectives?” FOOD. Salty. Crunchy. Sweet. Tart. Bitter. Soft. Munching green foods and describing them is a natural extension activity for classrooms.
Getting kids to munch on raw veggies isn’t always easy. It’s especially difficult if they’re faced with an enormous bowl of veggies and instructed to chomp. Or Else. That’s why I try to make veggies fun. When the focus is on play, it takes the pressure off. The pressure is off, but magically vegetables in their hands and […]
Classroom teachers are incredible. They are also incredibly into themes. Dr. Seuss Week. Camping Week. Crazy Science Week. Martin Luther King Jr. Week. You get the idea. This game board is for teachers who have a theme on the human heart, exercise, or health.
I wish I could take credit for this one. However, my kids get the gold stars for this post. Those little people are always engineering new games on their own. I was elbow deep in dishes and they were rummaging for spoons and cuties. I peeked at their game and realized it was genius.