Category: Seasonal Activities

Welcome to our seasonal activities blog index page, where you can find all our blog posts for upper elementary teachers on various seasonal topics. Teaching can be challenging, especially when you must keep your students interested and motivated throughout the year. That’s why we’ve created a range of blog posts to help you celebrate holidays, special days, and days of celebration with your students.

Whether you are looking for ideas to celebrate holidays such as Christmas and Halloween, special days such as Groundhog Day and April Fool’s Day, or national and worldwide days of celebration such as World Smile Day and King Tut Day, we have some seasonal activities for you. You can find fun and educational activities, games, crafts, books, videos, and more to make these days memorable and meaningful for your students.

You can also browse our blog posts on seasonal activities that enhance your curriculum, such as The Man Who Walked Between the Towers Book Study, which teachers might add to their study of 9/11, and Teaching Students about Kindness, which works well for Valentine’s Day or World Kindness Day. These activities will help your students develop essential skills such as reading comprehension, critical thinking, empathy, and social responsibility.

Our blog posts are designed to provide engaging, creative, and educational resources you can use in your classroom. We hope you enjoy reading them and find them helpful. Happy teaching!

Celebrating World Turtle Day for Grades 4-6

Activities for World Turtle Day

World Turtle Day, celebrated annually on May 23rd, provides a fantastic opportunity for teachers to teach their students about these incredible creatures and promote environmental awareness. In this blog post, we will explore a range of educational activities that are fun and engaging and encourage critical thinking, creativity, and appreciation for sea turtles. From comparing …

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National Find a Rainbow Day Activities

National Find a Rainbow Day

National Find a Rainbow Day is a perfect opportunity to engage your upper elementary students in

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Oreo Cookie Day Activities

Oreo Cookie Day

National Oreo Cookie Day is a delicious occasion that provides an opportunity to engage and excite students in learning while celebrating this iconic treat. As upper elementary grade teachers, you can incorporate fun and educational activities centered around Oreo cookies to create a memorable and engaging experience for your students. This blog post will explore …

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The Day the Music Died Activities

The Day the Music Died

  “The Day the Music Died” refers to the tragic event that killed three iconic musicians – Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens, and “The Big Bopper.” As upper elementary teachers, it is important to educate and engage our students in understanding and appreciating the contributions of these legends to the music industry. This blog post provides …

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Winnie the Pooh Day Activities

Winnie the Pooh Day Activities

Are you looking for Winnie-the-Pooh Day activities? Winnie-the-Pooh Day is celebrated on January 18th every year, which is the birthday of the author A.A. Milne. This day provides a fantastic opportunity for upper elementary teachers to engage their students in fun and educational activities centered around the delightful world of Winnie-the-Pooh. The beloved character has …

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King Tut Day Activities

King Tut Day Activities

Are you ready to bring history to life for your students? Do you want to uncover the secrets of ancient Egypt and its most famous ruler? Then join me in celebrating King Tut Day on November 4th! King Tut Day marks the anniversary of the discovery of the tomb of the Egyptian pharaoh Tutankhamun. This …

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World Smile Day Activities

World Smile Day

Do you want to celebrate World Smile Day with your students and make them smile? World Smile Day is a special event on the first Friday in October. It was started by Harvey Ball, the famous yellow Smiley Face creator, to inspire people to smile and share happiness with others. On this day, you can …

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