end of term

Farewell gift for teachers and other important people

I’m devastated! My classroom colleague and good friend is resigning and leaving next week to emigrate to Scotland and start a new life there, and I’ll miss her too much. We have been such a great team in class – you know that kind of “I look at you and you know exactly what I […]

End of Term Summer 2015 and Lots of Fun – Hurray!

What a busy day! Today was our last day of term and the last day of the school year….and it was packed with fun, joy, and some tears here and there. In the morning I prepared everything for a mega water fight with some of my colleagues …we just needed a reason to use all […]

Freebie: Animal Award Bracelet to reward students

I’m always looking for new ways to reward my students and I  prefer rewards that last for a little while because I believe they work as little reminders (“Hey, I’ve done a good job today”) and they are something to show at home as well. They have to be creative and colorful, but at the […]