Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in Upper Elementary: Leprechaun Traps

Your students will talk about your class for years after you celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in upper elementary with leprechaun traps!! I have always been…

6 Fun Valentine’s Day Activities for Upper Elementary

Mix and match these fun Valentine’s Day Activities for Upper Elementary into your lessons this February! Valentine’s Day is often a welcome reprieve in the…

Reinforce Math Skills with Build Its!

Let’s reinforce math skills in your elementary classroom by adding some standards-focused digital Build It! Math activities. I am constantly amazed at how many toys…

Elementary Testing Strategies: Multiple-Choice Questions

Help your elementary students prepare for those upcoming tests (especially multiple-choice questions) with these 6 testing strategies. It is an unfortunate world we live in…

The Value of Reading Aloud in Upper Elementary: 7 Benefits You …

The value of reading aloud with upper elementary students is often overshadowed by curriculum work and standards, but these 7 benefits may have you rethinking…

10 Christmas Resources for Upper Elementary Students

The holidays are here, and we are spreading classroom cheer with these 10 Christmas resources for upper elementary students. The winter holiday season is so…

Teaching the Solar System in your Upper Elementary Class

Use this Solar System Lapbook while you’re teaching the Solar System in your upper elementary class. What is too big to teach, too interesting not…

Reading Activities that Get Students Moving in Upper Elementary

If you are looking for some new reading activities that get students moving in upper elementary, then you have got to check out these Choose…

7 Fall and Thanksgiving-Themed Resources for Upper Elementary

Get excited for the season with these fall and Thanksgiving-themed resources for upper elementary. With the fall weather comes fall holidays and celebrations, and those…

Teaching Geography in Upper Elementary

Use this Geography Lapbook while teaching geography in upper elementary to help your students build a solid foundation of geographical concepts.  Where in the World…