Build a Chain Reaction with Popsicle or Craft Sticks - Frugal Fun For Boys and Girls
Did you know that you can build an exploding chain reaction by weaving together popsicle sticks or craft sticks? I saw this post on Pinterest from Mom Trusted, and I knew that the boys would want to try this! (Update: Colored sticks make it even more fun!) The chain stays together as long as you […]
Créer un jeu de bagatelle et un labyrinthe avec des briques de construction Lego. Create a magnetic Plinko game and a labyrinth of Legos
To my fellow English speakers, I have written this post in French AND English. Happy discovery! Mon fils et moi avons expérimenté tout l'avant-midi avec nos briques de construction Lego. Avec moult essais et erreurs, nous avons fabriqué un labyrithe en Lego. Nous avons utilisé notre embase pour les briques de construction et avons placé nos briques dessus de manières à créer de vrais dédales pour les billes. My son and I have experimented all morning with our Legos. With much trial and…
18 Outdoor Activities with Kids Perfect for Summer
How to play cool activities, games for kids, and make fun summer relay games using the outdoors and simple items you can pick up for about a dollar. You and your kids will have so much fun with these 18 Outdoor Activities with Kids Perfect for Summer, which include relay races, kids games, outdoor activities, outdoor
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Marker is attached to 8 strings, and the group has to write out a word by working together and only holding onto the last foot foot of each string. Great team building activity for upper elementary students.
Setting Expectations for Group Work
I know...I know...you have heard me say this a million times. It is important to have groups in science and to have individual jobs while ...
Freebie Printable... Frisbee Golf Game!
19K+Save This weekend during a park play-date with the family, I remembered playing "Frisbee Golf" as a kid... which meant I could hardly sit still until I had created one for my kids! If you've never heard of it... it's basically like playing golf, but with a basket and frisbees. You set up "holes" or baskets around your yard and keep score based on how many tosses it takes you to advance from basket to basket. With this printable, I made numbered tags for 6 baskets, a sheet of score cards…
Fun Family Game #2: The Sentence Game; The Red Headed Hostess
Are you looking for a new fun family game? I never get tired of playing this game. It is SO funny to me. Every time I play it I end up in laughing so hard I cry. This is a group game.
A SUPER FUN CHRISTMAS GAME - Happy Home Fairy
*Update – If you like this game, you will also like my fun Christmas Carol Game HERE, as well as my top favorite Christmas-themed Minute-to-Win-It Game Ideas HERE.* Last year I posted about a fun Gift Exchange Game for you to play with your friends and families during the Christmas season. You can check it out HERE. It’s amazing. THIS […]
A new year a new group!
I am loving my new group of seventh graders. We have had an exciting two days so far. Yesterday, my team and I started our year off by having our students create an "I wonder" bulletin board. Learning is more fun when the students are truly interested in the topic. With this in mind, we asked our students to create an "I wonder" statement in class and place them on the bulletin board. As the school year progresses we are going to use the students' "I wonder" statements to select topics of…
YW Christmas Party
Tonight we had our YW Christmas party. I have totally been looking forward to this for the past three weeks. Food, games, presents, the Christmas Spirit and those amazing girls! I love hanging out with them. Wrapping Paper Fashion Show... White Elephant Gifts... I can't think of a better way to spend an evening than surrounded by these incredible girls. I know I say this all the time, but they actually are amazing. They're kind and grateful. They help each other and build each other up…
Create an Engineering Mystery Bag Challenge for Kids - Childhood101
This is a sponsored post. If you are a fan of the hit TV reality competition, Masterchef, then you would be familiar with the concept of the mystery box challenge – it’s actually my favourite part of the show! For those who don’t know, the contestants are each presented with a box of identical, mystery […]
Responsible Personal and Social Behavior
Week one of school was a success. The students were excited to be back in the gymnasium. Other than my little fall on the clean floor, wee...
Fabulous Friday Freebies: Ice Breakers
This week's Friday Freebies post is all about ice breakers. Whether you've started back to school already or are about to, the follow...