Last Minute Halloween Costumes On the Cheap!

Is it really Halloween already?  Where does the time go?  And you don’t have a costume yet? Don’t panic… with a little creativity, you can shop your closet and come up with some great costume options that won’t cost you a thing.  And, if you’re dressing up for the classroom, there are even a few [...]

St. Patrick’s Day Social Studies Lesson Plan

Each week we find and share a lesson plan or classroom idea for teachers to use!  We thought it would be fun to again share a lesson plan to focus on  Saint Patrick’s Day (March 17). This lesson plan comes to us from HotChalk’s™ LessonPlansPage.com!  This resource has over 4,000 free lesson plans including Science [...]

Lesson Plan Round Up: Guide to St. Patrick’s Day

St. Patrick’s Day is celebrated next week (March 17) but how much do we really know about the origins of St. Patty’s Day? Here are some quick facts about St. Patrick’s Day and Irish Americans from History.com: There are 36.9 million U.S. residents with Irish roots. This number is more than eight times the population [...]

Featured Lesson Plan of the Week For Valentines Day!

We found this week’s Featured Lesson Plans on The Hot Chalk Valentines Day Lesson Plans Page! This valuable online resource features over 4,000 free lesson plans, free online teacher tools and thousands of additional teacher resources! Featured Lesson Plans of the Week: Robot Valentine Mailbox By Jamie Rhodes Subject – Art Grade Level – K-8 Directions: [...]

A Valentines Day History Lesson from History.com

Did you know that more than one billion Valentine’s Day cards are given in the United States every year?  Of those, teachers get the most Valentine’s Day cards of anyone; children get the second most. No doubt that kids LOVE Valentines Day and bringing this fun holiday to your class can be a delightful learning [...]