Filed under: General, Holidays/Seasonal, Teaching Ideas | Comments Off on Ensuring Happy Hearts for your Valentine’s Activities
Valentine’s Day is right around the corner. By now, your classroom is undoubtedly adorned in pinks and reds, with hearts on your worksheets and hand-made crafts on the wall. There’s a party planned for next Tuesday, and the whole class is invited. The question is, will every child (or his or her parent) be prepared […]
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To all of our educators near and far… as you bring in the new year, we wish you continued success in all of your endeavors. We thank you again for being a part of the abcteach community. ~The abcteach team
Filed under: General, Holidays/Seasonal | Comments Off on Happy Holidays!
Wishing all of our educators a very Merry Christmas. May the holiday be a safe, happy time for you, your family and friends. ~The abcteach team
Filed under: Featured Section, General, Holidays/Seasonal | Comments Off on Music: Making Seasons Bright
Music makes the world go round. And when it comes to the holidays, both traditional and contemporary music add to the magic of the season. Whether you’re in the car, shopping around or feeling merry with family and friends, there’s nothing like a collection of classics to put you in the mood. If you haven’t […]
Filed under: Holidays/Seasonal, Teaching Ideas | Comments Off on Creating New Holiday Favorites
This week, let’s revisit some wonderful “real class” examples from abcteach staff. As you venture further into the holiday season, try a few (or all) of these in your class. And don’t forget to share the fun! These are great activities for engaging other classroom helpers, parents, grandparents, siblings off from college, etc., who want […]
Filed under: Holidays/Seasonal, Monthly Summary | Comments Off on March: Time to Celebrate!
Happy March, everyone! I am happy to report that we are slowly but steadily on our way to Spring. Having gone through one of the snowiest months on record, I’m joining a city-full of eager Chicagoans awaiting the blissful moments that come with the (hopefully) post 32 degree temps. Along with the weather changing, March […]
Filed under: General, Holidays/Seasonal | Comments Off on February: Taking your Health to Heart
Is your heart strong? February is Healthy Heart Month! The month may be short and the center of attention on sweets, but our focus should be on what keeps us going: our heart! The following are some wonderful heart-conscious events: • Most school age children will be participating in Jump Rope for Heart or Hoops for Heart in theirs schools. […]
Filed under: General, Holidays/Seasonal | Comments Off on ‘Tis the Season
With all the excitement of holiday festivities, it’s a busy, but energetic time for teachers, parents, and students of all ages. abcteach keeps the spirits bright with materials that celebrate our upcoming winter season, month of December, and all the special holidays. Check out our homepage features box where we highlight holiday book units, ASL materials, and abctools word searches. There are […]
Filed under: General, Holidays/Seasonal | Comments Off on Happy Thanksgiving!
To all of our teachers, parents, and homeschoolers, we wish you safe travels and hope you have a wonderful time with family and friends. Happy Thanksgiving, the abcteach team Below find a great sampling of free abcteach materials. For unlimited access to our full supply, abctools, and more, learn about an abcteach membership! Thanksgiving materialsSeasonal materialsTeaching Extras
Filed under: General, Holidays/Seasonal, Teaching Ideas | Comments Off on There’s no Place like Home(room) for the Holidays
Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas…oh my! It’s hard to believe that Back to School plans have already turned holiday-themed, but we are definitely in full swing. Although a busy time, the season holds great opportunity for fun and meaningful activities at home and in the class. The following are “real class” examples from abcteach staff… Thanksgiving Ideas […]