Ring Around the World Activity for PE

My name is Lindsay Karp, I teach physical education and health at Bret Harte Elementary in Cherry Hill, NJ. Ring Around the World is a fun game that I use in the beginning of the year to introduce all types … Read More



DIY Neon Sugar Skulls

Objective: Creative interactive activity to learn about Frida Kahlo and the Mexican tradition of Sugar Skulls. Materials: White Mixed Media paper Black Construction Paper   Neon Oil Pastels Pencils Scissors Glue Sticks Blacklight (optional but does add to the fun & … Read More


4 Fun & Festive Thanksgiving Games For Kids

Thanksgiving is a wonderful time of the year. From all-day football to the big feast and sales everywhere, there is a lot to look forward to during the holiday. However, as teachers, we have to work our way to the … Read More


Outdoor Yard Games Unit – Station Ideas for PE

As physical education teachers, one of our biggest goals is to instill a passion for lifelong learning in our students through physical activity. With this in mind, I try to incorporate plenty of variety into my Unit lessons in order … Read More



Sand & Salt Texture Writing for the Classroom

Objective: To visually enhance any subject through texture and rich vocabulary Ages: 5+ Time: 30-45 minutes Grades: 1st + Materials: Sand or salt White multi-media paper Construction paper Watercolor paints or watered down tempera paint Brushes Crayons Pencils (or fine … Read More


Jumbo DIY Volcano – Group STEAM Activity

Here is a super fun DIY Volcano activity that you can incorporate to a Dinosaur theme event, STEM program or even camp, which uses brown and red acrylic paints as well as red liquid watercolors and some basic household supplies. … Read More


Roller Ball Instant Activity for PE

Hi, I’m Frank Petras and I’m excited to talk about an activity I came up with last year called “Roller Ball”. I’ve always been a big proponent of finding new and creative instant activities for my students. Activities that require … Read More