During Teacher Appreciation Week, we compiled a list of some easy yet thoughtful gifts to show teachers just how much we appreciate all of their hard work. Now as the school year is coming to a close, it’s the perfect time to remind teachers just how much they’re valued and that all of their efforts don’t go unnoticed. Here are some small ways to thank your teacher for an awesome school year! Continue reading “Small ways to thank your teacher for an awesome school year” »
It’s (finally) that time of year where school is starting to wind down and hopefully your schedule is filling up with some time for you to enjoy the warm weather! This time of year also makes for some awesome humor that perfectly sums up how everyone is feeling in these final weeks before the summer break you all deserve. We gathered some of the best quotes and memes to help you get through your final days of the school year, and for those of you who are lucky enough to already be done, here’s a good laugh anyways! Continue reading “Some humor to get you through the end of the school year” »
“To the world you may be just a teacher, but to your students you are a HERO!” This quote reminds us that the work teachers do every single day is something that should be rewarded and appreciated by everyone who’s lives they’ve impacted. We found some of the best ways to show teachers your appreciation for them this week that are thoughtful yet simple to create!
Starting in 1970, Earth Day was created to celebrate environmental protection efforts all over the U.S. Now it is observed in over 190 countries and is the largest secular holiday in the world! To help you make the most of this day with your students, we gathered some awesome Earth Day activities that are hands-on and interactive while also reinforcing environmentally friendly concepts such as recycling, pollution and composting. Check out these activities below to try in the classroom or even in your home!
Today marks the official first day of winter so we’ve gathered a few science experiments you can try! From melting ice to creating winter in a glass, you and your students will have a blast with these experiments that help you celebrate the winter season.
If any of your students have turned away when peering into a microscope, they may be turning away from science. Rather than being intrigued, some elementary students are adversely affected by what they see in a microscope. Unidentifiable squiggly things in a drop of tap water, the magnified eyes of a fly, the prickly legs of a garden spider…any or all of these could dampen a young child’s curiosity about the world around him.
Happy 4th of July! Before you watch the fireworks tonight, make sure you watch these videos about the science and chemistry behind fireworks so you can tell everyone why and how these reactions take place! Have fun tonight 🙂
Are you excited for the 4th of July fireworks? Watch Dubai’s Guinness World Record setting fireworks display from this year! This fireworks display is truly amazing and will get you super pumped!
Teachers, we have some experiments to try with your students revolving around Teacher Appreciation Week! These are common classroom objects that you can use for some easy, fun, and quick experiments with your students. We hope you enjoy and thank you!
As spring dissolves the cold dark days of winter, thoughts turn to backyard grilling and outdoor gatherings. Anxious for a cause to celebrate, Cinco de Mayo presents a timely excuse to clean the grill and dust off the deck for a party.