Month: March 2018

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Easy Homemade Drums for Kids
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March 30, 2018September 2, 2020

Easy Homemade Drums for Kids

120 homemade drums in one day?  Why not? This  I gave each student a styrofoam cup and some wax paper.  They were given markers, stickers etc. to create their drum in any way they choose.  We secured wax paper on top with an elastic.  Once everyone was done, we practiced with our drums together and...

We’re Going on a Bear Hunt
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March 30, 2018September 2, 2020

We’re Going on a Bear Hunt

We’re going on a bear hunt!  After reading the book “We’re Going on a Bear Hunt”, by Michael Rosen, we discussed the different areas the hunt took them through (ie. the mud, forest).  I then put students into small groups.  Each group was assigned one of the different areas form the book to create a small setting for. ...

Random Acts of Kindness for Kids
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March 30, 2018September 2, 2020

Random Acts of Kindness for Kids

This activity is really simple and easy to do, but that’s what I love about it.   I think the idea of kids spreading inspiration, building each other up and getting in the habit of doing random acts of kindness is very important.  I gave my group of grade 4’s the job of coming up with...

Mental Health Lessons for Kids
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March 30, 2018September 2, 2020

Mental Health Lessons for Kids

  We all need a reminder of the important things in life sometimes.  I started with a large clear jar and enough Styrofoam balls to fill it.  As I put them in, I told students that they represented the big things in their lives, like their family and close friends, their health and well being.  I...