Kids of all ages love to play dress up! Pretend play is a fun way for children to learn important skills like story building, sequencing, taking turns, and sharing. Create a classroom dress up center in your school, preschool, or home to let kids’ imaginations soar. They will have fun learning while they play! How to Create Your Own Classroom Dress Up Center: I used crates to build the … [Read more...] about Classroom Dress Up Center
Hi everyone, today I'm sharing an easy and creative art room or classroom organization post with you! As a parent who has helped redecorate some of the teachers classrooms at school, this area is a must. I will show you a super easy way to organize some of your supplies using Darice's rainbow rolling cart. For this post I've gathered up all the must have supplies you'll need to get your art … [Read more...] about Creative Art Room Supply Organization
Summer break might be in full swing, but teachers are still busy making plans to make this school year the best one ever. One of the hot trends for classroom decorating this year will be the cactus theme. Yes, southwestern decor is back in a big way, and cactuses a fun part of that trend. I had a blast decorating a classroom and creating a classroom door theme with lots of different cacti to give … [Read more...] about Cactus Themed Classroom Decor
While it might have felt like winter was never going to end, spring has finally arrived and summer will be here before we know it. Now that the weather is nicer it's time to start planning outdoor activities for the kids! Here are 15 fun outdoor activities for your classroom or camp group to enjoy. #1: Tie Dye Today's tie dye kits don't require boiling water or expensive dies. The options are … [Read more...] about 15 Outdoor Activities for Your Camp or Classroom
Education is full of lots of acronyms, and one of the most buzzed about abbreviations being used in the last few years is STEAM. That's not a typo! Most everyone is familiar with STEM by now, but STEAM is...uh...catching steam. What do all these letters mean and what what is the difference between STEM and STEAM? Let's find out. What Is the Difference Between STEM and STEAM? STEM is an … [Read more...] about What’s the Difference Between STEM and STEAM?
STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, and math) education is more than just a buzzword. STEAM is shaping what we teach and the way we teach. I recently touched on how STEAM education enhances student learning, and followed that up with ideas for how to budget for STEAM activities. Whether you are new to this style of instruction or a seasoned pro, the hunt for great activities is always … [Read more...] about Top 10 STEAM Focused Blogs for Teachers