It’s cold and slushy outside and the groundhog has just predicted 6 more weeks of winter (doesn’t he/she always?) Your students have been stuck inside for recess and are in the throws of cabin fever. Spring break is still more than a month away. What to do with your students for fun? Throw a small Valentine’s Day party in your classroom!
All good parties need good food. But you don’t want to hype the kids up on sugar. Try these healthy snacks, which also steer clear of the most common allergens some kids have:
(Check out http://school-bites.com/healthy-valentines-day-treats-school-party/ for more healthy Valentine’s goodies!)
For your party’s activity, help your students make handmade Valentine’s for their parents, or better yet, for a nearby nursing home or children’s hospital where you can drop them off for the patients (This might make it more interesting for older students too). Some fun ideas include:
(These and more great ideas found at https://www.brit.co/kids-valentines-cards/).
Most importantly, for your party to be fun for everyone, require that any students bringing in Valentine’s cards pass them out to ALL the students in class.
Tweet us your party ideas at amazen_u!
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