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Best Sensory Toys & Silent Classroom Fidgets for Elementary Students

 

Decades ago, schools used to discipline kids who couldn’t sit still. Luckily, we know better now—many students move their bodies not to be disruptive, but because doing so helps them feel grounded or process new information. Sensory supplies and silent classroom fidgets can help students keep t...

4 Easy Ways to Organize Your Classroom & School Supplies

 

 

If you’re like most teachers, you probably spend the summer planning your classroom for the fall. How will you decorate? What will you need to buy? And, even more importantly, how will you organize everything? A cluttered classroom makes it hard for kids to focus and impossible to find what ...

How to Create a Reward System for Your Class

 

While all teachers want their students to have the internal motivation to excel in the classroom, the reality is that sometimes a little bit of external motivation helps too. That’s where a classroom rewards system comes in. There’s no need to reinvent the wheel or come up with a system that re...

5 Best Classroom Games to Make Learning More Fun

 

The end of the school year is quickly approaching, and with the warmer weather and sunny days, it’s no wonder kids are starting to have a bit of trouble focusing in the classroom. One way to perk up your students and get them excited about learning again is to engage them in some fun classroom ...

Best Reading Challenge Ideas & Contests for Your Classroom

 

There’s nothing like a reading challenge to get kids excited about picking up a book! Whether they’re competing against each other, themselves, or working together to earn a prize for the whole class, reading challenges are a tried-and-true way to encourage kids to read. Below, we share some of...

5 School Supplies Your Child Needs To Decorate Their Notebook

There is no excuse for a boring notebook! And there’s also no reason to spend money on a pricey notebook with a design printed on the cover when your kids can use school supplies they already have at home to create their own customized notebooks. Decorating a notebook is a fun rainy day activity a...