End of Year Gift Idea… Fun, yet Academic!


Students want to enjoy their summer, but we want them to continue practicing their skills so that they don’t lose progress… Seems impossible, but this end of year gift gives them the best of both worlds! Here is my end of year gift idea… fun, yet academic!

Fill a beach bucket with toys and books and trick students into using them for academic purposes!

Teach Junkie: End of Year Gift Idea... Fun, yet Academic!

I’ve included a letter to send home that tells students how to use the toys to reinforce learning, and find an amazing trick to get books for dirt cheap ($5/bag)… Perfect for gift giving!

Ideal for kindergarten with the letter to download, but you can adapt this end-of-year gift idea to any primary grade level…

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Jessica Kings - A Turn to Learn

I’m the tech-addict and educator behind aturntolearn.com!  I started blogging back in 2012 to share some ideas that I was using in my classroom and quickly focused my posts on a combination of hands-on activities for students and tech tips for teachers.