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Big Pumpkin CD Printing: An Easy Process Art Activity

I am a becoming a huge fan of process art. Kids are always amazed when you take a common object and make it an art tool. Today I’m sharing about how you can use your old CD’s and recycled bottle caps to make a pumpkin patch art scene. I got this idea from my girl…

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Halloween Goodies for Students and Staff Members (FREEBIE LABELS)

During holidays, sharing some goodies with your hard working staff and students is the best!  Grab the freebie “faboolous” and “bubbly brew” tags by clicking on any of the pictures below. For the staff gifts, I got mason jars and filled them with candy and added the “Thanks for being FABOOLOUS” ghost tag. For my…

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Glow Stick Treat Tags – A Little Light for Halloween Night

I love giving my students treats on holidays. Sadly candy is a big “no-no” to send home anymore, so I came up with this alternative for Halloween… glow sticks!  I grabbed a 100 pack of them from Oriental Trading and that gave me enough to make packs for my students at school and to send…

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Halloween Sensory Bin

At the beginning of this year I started with just mini sensory bins to see how my students did with different materials (water, sand, beans, rice, etc.). Now that my students have learned how to play appropriately with these smaller bins, I felt like I could break out a real sensory bin!  Of course, since…

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Easy Peasy Pumpkin Monsters

Raise your hand if you are taking a field trip to the pumpkin patch! We have ours in October, so I definitely wanted to grab the decorating kits from Oriental Trading for our pumpkins after the trip. I decided on the Foam Monster Decorating Craft kit because we will be reading all of our favorite…

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Fine and Gross Motor Fun and Games for October

October is such a fun month if you do thematic teaching. Students LOVE all things Halloween, and so does this teacher! I wanted to round up some of the fun activities I have planned for this month. I got everything below from Oriental Trading – they are my go to for seasonal supplies because they…

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