Holiday Craft

Creating crafts for just the right theme or Holiday.

It’s Groundhog Day! 16 Free Teacher Ideas

It’s Groundhog Day! 16 Free Teacher Ideas

On February 2nd, Groundhog day will sweep through many classrooms. Here are 16 Ground hog day ideas that include making predictions, themed writing, games, treats and craftivities. I hope you find these free teacher-created resources and lesson plan ideas helpful. Have you seen? The Teach Junkie holidays section is growing in numbers of pictured tutorials with free lesson plans for how to …

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New Year Wishes Worksheets: 27 New Year's Teacher Tools for January - Teach Junkie

27 New Year’s Teacher Tools for January

Ring in the new year wishes with these 27 teacher tools. You’ll find a collection of New Year’s worksheets, resolutions freebies, crafts, activities, gifts for students and Chinese New Year ideas too! Have a happy new year with your class and celebrate the coming of 2015. Have you seen? The Teach Junkie activities section is growing in numbers of pictured tutorials …

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Classic Popsicle Stick Ornaments

How to Make Classic Popsicle Stick Ornaments

Make popsicle stick ornaments with your class. Here’s the low down on giving up creative control and seeing the sweet side of creativity with upper elementary students at Christmas. Use a few examples to show students how they can easily put two popsicle sticks together to create Holiday character ornaments to hang on their Christmas …

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How 12 Countries Around the World Celebrate Christmas {Printables} - Teach Junkie

How 12 Countries Around the World Celebrate Christmas {Printables}

Take your students on a world tour with Christmas celebrations from around the world. Find out how 12 different countries celebrate Christmas with these teacher book recommendations, free printables and a passport. You’ll be able to skip the airport lines and the lines at Epcot when you take this adventure right from your classroom. {wink} …

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Covered in Glitter - Subway Art Christmas Coasters for students to give to parents as Christmas gifts

Covered in Glitter – Subway Art Christmas Coasters

We’ve been hard at work creating our Christmas crafts and parent gifts the past few days in my classroom. We’re making Subway Art Christmas Coasters (with a little glitter added to the mod podge), and they are looking FANTASTIC! Come on over to my blog to see what we’re up to, and how to make them… Continue Reading …

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7 Fast Activities for Earth Day and Free Printables

7 Fast Activities for Earth Day and Free Printables

It’s all about Earth Day in the spring months. Here are 7 fast activities for Earth Day and printables to help you introduce, cover and practice Earth Day and conservation topics. Earth Day for kids means you can have discussions, crafts worksheets in addition to creative projects that teach taking care of our Earth. Let’s …

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10 teacher friendly go-to activities for Earth day

10 Teacher Friendly Earth Day Go-To Activities

Earth day is April 22! Here are 10 teacher friendly go-to activities for Earth day to help you add poetry, games, graphing and projects into your curriculum seamlessly. You’ll find these Earth Day activities are good quality or simple to prepare, making them a go-to activity you’ll want to use each year. Earth Day Projects 1. Paper Plate …

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Free April Activities and Printable Resources

Free April Activities and Printable Resources

The month of April can be a busy one in the classroom. Here is a mega list of free April activities, printables and classroom resources. Looking for what to teach in the month of April? You’ll need materials for holidays like: April Fools Day, Easter and Earth Day. Plus – we know that somehow life science activities always …

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16 Spring and Easter Math Ideas - Free downlaods

16 Spring and Easter Math Ideas

Ignite the math spark in your classroom with these activities for math that are Easter and spring themed . Students enjoy sorting, graphing, adding, ordering, journaling and more since many of these math activities have a free download. With this range of inspiring ideas, your primary mathematicians will definitely enjoy the colors of spring as they work on …

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33 St. Patrick's Day Math Ideas and ELA Activities

33 St. Patrick’s Day Math Ideas and ELA Activities

St. Patrick’s Day is the perfect time to bring the themed learning into the classroom.  These ideas to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day include free downloads for ELA (English Language Arts), math, crafts and snacks. This collection is a goodie bag for any teacher looking for St. Patrick’s Day ideas and lesson plans. When is St. Patrick’s …

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Thanksgiving Crafts and More in the Classroom

13 Thanksgiving Games and Worksheets for Kids

Playing Thanksgiving games is a fun way to celebrate Thanksgiving in the classroom. Here are 13 free Thanksgiving games, worksheets for kids and crafts. Most are designed for kindergarten through second grade. I think you’ll love them! Thanksgiving Crafts and More in the Classroom 1. Turkey Feather Headbands – This Thanksgiving craft is the most adorable turkey …

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Easy Recycling Earth Day Craft - Teach Junkie

Easy Recycling Earth Day Craft

Create a cute 3 R’s Earth Day craft with construction paper. Students create a writing and craft display to show how they can reduce, reuse and recycle. Use this free, printable Earth day craft template. A fun twist would be to use some old scraps of construction paper to create a torn paper effect to …

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27 Helpful Martin Luther King Jr. Activities

27 Helpful Martin Luther King Jr. Activities

Martin Luther King Jr. is a man to remember and teach on Martin Luther King day. Here are 27 ideas and activities I hope you find helpful in teaching diversity and Martin Luther King Jr. facts. The third Monday in January is a great day to use one of these writing activities, worksheets, or project …

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2 Fun Activities for St. Patrick’s Day Math

St. Patrick’s Day is a great time to break out of the mold and use fun manipulatives to practice math. This means doing fun activities to accomplish your Common Core standards. These ideas can be tweaked to meet your standards using the same materials and I’ll give you a primary and upper elementary example. Bring …

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Teach Junkie: Snowman Cut n' Build {Free Download}

Snowman Cut n’ Build {Free Download}

Let students show their uniqueness by creating their own snowman! This snowman activity works great to connect to descriptive writing, even for younger grades. Students can cut and build their own and add lots of descriptive words to share how theirs is unique. If you need a writing template to go with this activity, be …

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Torn Paper Rainbow Art Project

Here is an art project that your kids will have FUN making for St. Patrick’s Day, and it’s wonderful for strengthening those fine motor skills, too! You can also teach your children the correct order of the colors of the rainbow by using the anagram- ROY G. BIV, which represents Red, Orange, Yellow, Green, Blue, Indigo, and Violet. Hop on over to see …

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