Things to Do With Your Kids Over Winter Break

Winter Break is here!  School is out….so I am taking a break from sharing lesson plans.  This week, I am devoting this post to helping parents make the most out this time and eliminating “boredom” from the equation! Winter Break can be a little more challenging for parents than summer vacation. Depending on where you [...]

Teachers Sharing Innovative Classroom Ideas on WeAreTeachers

I recently came across WeAreTeachers.com, an online community for educators, and liked it so much that I am recommending it to you!!   I encourage you to take a few minutes over the winter break and explore it for yourself!  This is an online community for teachers where they are encouraged to connect and share [...]

Healthy Kids & Weekly Giveaway #5: School First Aid Fanny Pack

Good health equals improved attendance! We know what a challenge it can be for parents and teachers to keep  kids healthy; especially during the winter months when the cold and flu germs are everywhere! Here are some quick reminders to review with your students that will help to teach them good habits: Make sure your [...]

Featured Lesson Plan of the Week: History of Toys and Games

I am delighted to share this week’s lesson plan with you- this is a fun one!  Your students will love:  History of Toys and Games. This appeals to us because it covers a range of subjects and Grade Levels (3-12)- AND- it highlights 2 of our favorite things: Toys and Games! I came across this [...]

Weekly Giveaway #4: Win a Sports Sampler Kit!

Every Friday for the past few weeks, we haven given away a prize from our  online catalog to a member our growing online communtity of parents and educators.  Our classroom prizes are focused on creative play and games because we think these educational tools engage the cognitive functions of the brain in a way no [...]

Featured Lesson Plan of the Week: Mr Walloby’s Christmas Tree Lesson Plan

December is a wonderful time for teachers!  There is a sense of natural curiosity and excitement from students as we approach the Winter celebrations ahead. For the next few weeks, we will focus our lesson plans on holiday activity. I found our featured lesson plan this week from Kimberly Emminger and appreciate the emphasis on [...]

Free eBook of the Month: From the First Day of School…December

We are on a mission to provide K-12 teachers and home schools everywhere with the tools and the resources they need to bring more to the classroom.  Each month, Schoodoodle  gives away a free eBook for educators from our catalog of over 10,000 eBooks. This is a chance for you to try one our eBooks for [...]