Why Teachers are Incorporating Yoga in the Classroom

Yoga has become a great way for classroom teachers, PE teachers, and even after school coordinators to help students de-stress from their day, re-energize and clear their minds to focus. Yoga creates the support for students to not just build … Read More



Media Center Activity – Therapy Dog for Students

Thursday afternoons have gone to the dogs at Boston Middle School in Laporte, Indiana. Well, actually only one dog! Her name is Newdle and she is a licensed therapy dog. Newdle is part Newfoundland and part Standard Poodle. Her owner, … Read More



Fitness Tic Tac Toe Activity for PE

Nebraska Extension is a nationally respected educational leader. Extension delivers research-based knowledge to people through direct teaching, experiential learning opportunities and publications. One of the program areas offered by Nebraska Extension is Food, Nutrition, and Health. My job as an … Read More




Locomotor City Activity for Physical Education

Locomotor City is a culminating activity I play with my K-2 students to reinforce and allow autonomy in their learning. The activity combines skill practices of locomotor movements, pathways, levels, fitness skills, directions, rule following, social skills and a host … Read More


Tissue Paper Art & Writing Activity for Elementary School

Objective: To enhance children’s visual art and writing through the use of tissue paper Age: 5+ Time: 30-45 minutes (writing varies) Grades: Kindergarten + Materials: Elmer’s Glue or white liquid glue Small container Brush Tissue paper Construction paper Scissors Marker … Read More


Fun With Emojis in the Classroom or Afterschool

Who doesn’t love emojis? We love to use them in texts or messages, but they can even be used in the classroom and afterschool. Use them for bulletin boards, charts, posters, crafts, prizes, and more. Students can use emojis to … Read More