Presidents’ Day Classroom Activities

Honoring the chief executives of the United States isn’t just a patriotic thing to do, it can also be a meaningful classroom activity for the kids on your class.

With that in mind, today on, frequent contributing writer Janelle Cox, herself a seasoned educator on the East Coast, takes a look at some classroom activities that honor American presidents. Janelle’s ideas include:

  • Red Fox, Big Bill and Bubba
  • Highest Power
  • Presidential Poetry
  • And More!

All in all, presidential classroom activities can whet the civic appetites of all the kids in your class. And by making the learning fun, you’ll be making your teaching that much more effective!

How do you celebrate Presidents’ Day with your students? Do you have any special lessons or activities that your students love?

Top 12 Super Bowl Activities for the Classroom

The energy that the Super Bowl radiates each year is palpable. Kids everywhere don their favorite jerseys in anxious anticipation, and television and the Internet is chok full of big game-themed advertisements and news stories (not all of them good this year).

Recently, we took a look at some fun classroom activities involving the Super Bowl, and every year at this time the article trends highly. In it, we suggest the following football-based learning lessons:

  Football Measurements
  Sport Weather Effects Experiment
  Anatomy and Sports Injuries
  And More!

All in all, executing some Super Bowl-themed curriculum plans is a great way to motivate students and enliven your class.

How do you use Super Bowl excitement to inspire learning?

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