Dental Health Craft for Kids

Students create a self portrait brushing their teeth, complete with puffy paint toothpaste!

Here’s a cute and fun craft to compliment your dental health unit this month: Have students create a self-portrait of them brushing their teeth! Materials needed: construction paper crayons, markers, and/or colored pencils scissors Elmer’s glue (liquid) glue stick shaving cream Directions: Using construction paper, students cut out the shapes for their face, hair, hand, […]

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Valentine’s Day Mini Heart-shaped Pizzas

These mini cheese pizzas are a lunch staple in our house. They are super easy to make and just the perfect size for kids. My secret? They’re made out of small pitas! I actually saw this idea on The Biggest Loser Ultimate Workout – Xbox 360 game of all places. One of the tips that […]

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15 Children’s Books About Snow

Looking for books about snow to incorporate into your lessons? Amazon.com Widgets  Any of these books would be a delightful read to your students!   A fun follow-up activity to reading any of these books would be to grow your own snowflake crystals as detailed in this experiment by Steve Spangler Science. His site even […]

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CVC Activities for First Grade

A fun and hands-on way for first grade students to practice reading and writing CVC words this winter is to build them with snowballs! Materials: ping pong balls permanent marker half dozen egg carton (or a regular egg carton) Take ping pong balls and write letters or place letter stickers on them. Use these “snowballs” […]

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Winter Math Activity

Would your kids love to have an indoor snowball fight?  They can with this fun winter math activity! Materials: Snowball Fight game boards mini marshmallows Directions: Kids take turns throwing snowballs (marshmallows) at each other.  They play this “Battleship” inspired game by calling out places on their game board grid. When a player correctly guesses […]

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