Grow creative writing skills with three seasonal poetry activities for kids! In our May blog post, we're featuring three poetry writing exercises you can do with your students to celebrate spring. Get ready to practice acrostic poetry, couplets, and haiku poetry. We have even included several printable worksheets to make these activities easy and convenient! Read on to find out more.
What could be more exciting than a jelly bean science experiment?! In this activity, your little learners will make mesmerizing rainbow patterns with jelly beans and water. This science project couldn't be easier or more fun—grab a pack of jelly beans and read on to find out more!
Get ready for Pi Day on March 14th with an adorable math craft your students will love. On Pi Day, math enthusiasts everywhere celebrate the mathematical constant, π (pi), whose first three digits are 3.14. While pi signifies the ratio of a circle's circumference to its diameter, in this activity, we're celebrating a more universal recognition of pie...the food! Children will make their own fruit pie craft and use it to practice fractions. Read on to find out more!
Stack up word family skills with your students' favorite snacks! In our February blog post, check out three fun word family activities featuring snack foods. Use these word family games in the classroom or at home to practice word families with your little learners. Read on to find out more.
How do some of the planet's coolest creatures survive their icy arctic habitat? Learn all about arctic animals in the following seasonal science activity. Your students will use the activity worksheet included to guide them through an exploration of animals that depend on their white winter coats to survive in the arctic. Start the new year with an animal science adventure your students will love! Read on to find out more.
It's the most wonderful time of the year! Help your students discover how countries around the world celebrate the holiday season. From Christmas and Hanukkah to Kwanzaa and St. Lucia Day, there's lots to learn about the holiday season. Check out the printable research project template we have included with this activity and get ready to explore how people around the world embrace the wonder of the season. Read on to find out more.
November is National Native American Heritage Month. Celebrate the rich culture, traditions, and history of Native Americans with your students this month with educational activities your class will love. In our November blog post, we feature several social studies activities that will help your little learners discover and appreciate Native American heritage. Read on to find out more.
Get ready to ponder the past and explore art and history with a fun, flexible social studies activity your whole class will love. In this social studies project, students will research a historical painting that depicts an important person or event from history and share their findings with the class. This activity is super versatile and is a perfect combination of social studies, art, reading, writing, and speaking skills. Read on to find out more!
You only need one thing to take your math center activities from so-so to super—bingo dabbers! Grab a set of bingo dabbers, or ink dabbers, and check out these five hands-on math centers you can implement with your class in the school year ahead. From number recognition and basic counting to addition and subtraction practice, bingo dabbers are exactly what you need to help your little learners get excited about practicing their math skills. Read on to find out more.
Back-to-school season is right around the corner, so gear up your little learners for a great school year ahead with a fun early literacy game you can play outside—soccer style! Grab a soccer ball and head outdoors to practice phonics skills with three fun soccer drills that kids will love. Read on to find out more.
Get ready to make the most gigantic bubbles you and your little ones have ever seen! In our July blog post, we're featuring an easy recipe for homemade jumbo bubbles, plus a DIY tutorial for making a bubble wand especially designed for enormous bubbles. Kids will love making their own giant bubbles this summer! Read on to find out more.
Summer break is the perfect time to help children discover a love of reading! In this article, we explore ten practical ways you can encourage little ones to develop their reading skills, grow their imagination, and continue learning all summer long by actively engaging in summer reading. Use these tips to cultivate a life-long love of reading and prevent summer learning loss. Read on to find out more!
As the 2020-21 school year draws to a close, help your students look back on this academic year that was unlike any other. In this Super Teacher Worksheets blog post, we feature thoughtful conversation starters that you can use with your students to help them reflect on the challenges and victories of the past school year. Together, you and your students will celebrate just how much you have overcome!
We're celebrating Earth Day with an ocean-sized STEM challenge your students will love. Read our April blog post to learn about an environmental science activity that helps children understand the devastating effects of an ocean oil spill by recreating an oil spill of their own. You and your little learners will work together to devise a plan to clean up the oil spill and keep our extraordinary planet healthy. Read on to find out more!
Help your students become economics experts with these fun flashcard activities! You can use the Super Teacher Worksheets flashcard generator to customize your social studies flashcards and practice different economics topics: goods and services, needs and wants, or supply and demand. Read on to learn how you and your students can explore economics together!
Get ready to learn all about animal groups with a hands-on science activity your students will love! In this month's blog post, we'll show you an awesome activity that teaches children about animal classifications using fun animal stickers. Read on to find out more!
Mix up your multiplication routine for the new year with three fun math activities children can do using paper plates! These fun, no-mess activities will help little ones practice basic multiplication facts. Read on to learn how you and your students can multiply math skills with paper plate multiplication!
Celebrate the magic of the holidays with this enchanting snow globe craft kids will love! In our December blog post, we'll show you how to make your own winter wonderland snow globes with just a few arts and crafts supplies. Read on to learn how to make beautiful snow globes for decorating, gift-giving, and admiring this holiday season!
It's the season for giving thanks! Cultivate gratitude together with your students with twenty fun Thanksgiving- and autumn-inspired creative writing prompts featured in our November blog post. 2020 has been a challenging year for all of us, but we can still help little ones see the many things in life which they can be thankful for. These writing prompts will help your students put on their gratitude goggles and flex their creative writing muscles!
Dig up the dirt on dinosaurs with three fun geology activities your students will love! This month on the Super Teacher Worksheets blog, it's all about dinosaurs! We're featuring exciting hands-on activities that will inspire your little learners to discover all they can about dinosaurs. Make your own dinosaur fossils with an easy salt dough recipe, create a dinosaur fossil dig site, and mix up a batch of tasty dinosaur egg treats. Ready to begin your dinosaur adventures? Read on to find out more!
Point your students in the right direction this school year by helping them learn basic map skills! Our September blog post features three fun activities that teach important map skills, including cardinal directions, latitude and longitude, and how to make a compass rose. Read on to discover how you can map out a successful start to the new school year with these fun social studies activities!
It's time for a new school year and a new spelling routine! Try something fresh and exciting in your approach to spelling word practice this year. Our August blog post is filled with clever ideas to make spelling practice fun! From spelling with snacks to using invisible ink, we've put together a list of simple, fun spelling activities you can implement with your students in the classroom or at home. Read on to learn how to keep little ones spellbound as they expand their spelling skills this year!
Warm summer nights are perfect for stargazing! Encourage little ones to explore the wonders of the night sky with fun, imaginative activities featured in our July blog post. We'll show you how to host a stargazing scavenger hunt, record the phases of the moon in a summer moon journal, and make beautiful constellations with a simple art project. Head outside on a clear summer night and try out these stellar astronomy activities!
The end of another school year is something to celebrate! Help your students reflect on the highlights of the past school year with three meaningful activities featured in our May blog post. These activities are simple, memorable, and flexible. Whether you use these end-of-the-year activities in the classroom or at home, your students will enjoy reflecting on the milestones they reached this year. Read on to find out more.
Learn all about density in this colorful spring science experiment! Students will layer sugar water with different densities in a jar to create a rainbow. This activity is very easy to do, and you only need a few pantry staples to get started. Read on to learn how you can make a rainbow in a jar!
Help your students grow an understanding of the U.S. Government with a spring-themed social studies activity for the whole class! We provide the activity template for you, so you don't have to go out on a limb to practice the branches of the U.S. Government with your students! Read on to find out more.
Practice literacy skills with your students using these five simple learning center ideas! The sorting activities in this blog post will help your students become experts on cause and effect, fact and opinion, prefixes and suffixes, synonyms and antonyms, and the parts of speech. Grab a set of flashcards and read on to find out more!
Add a little sparkle to the start of the new year with a fun winter-themed science experiment! In this activity students will learn how to grow crystals on their own handmade snowflakes. Kids will be amazed at how easy and fun it is to grow their own crystals—and you will too! Read on to find out more.
'Tis the season for holiday parties! Whether you're a teacher looking for easy (and economical) ideas for the classroom Christmas party, or you're a parent scrambling for a last-minute snack to send along with your kiddos—or you're just looking for some fun holiday food ideas to try at home with your little ones, we've got you covered! Read on to find out more.
Your little learners will want to gobble up this Thanksgiving-themed math activity! It's the perfect way to practice basic addition, money skills, and critical thinking skills. Gather those holiday grocery ads from your Sunday newspaper and we'll show you how to "ad" up to a great Thanksgiving dinner!
If you're looking for the perfect math activity to celebrate fall with your little learners, then check out this adorable autumn symmetry exercise! The only things you'll need for this fun fall activity are a box of crayons, our handy printable template, and a little imagination! Read on to find out more.
Are you ready to hit the reset button on your spelling routine for the new school year? Take spelling practice to the next level with three fun spelling games you can play using the classic board game, Scrabble. Grab your Scrabble set and this week's spelling words and get ready to have some serious spelling fun!
Are you ready to kick off the best school year yet? Help your new students get to know you and each other with three adorable activities that are perfect for the first day of school! These simple activities are amazing ice breakers that will turn first-day-of-school jitters into smiles and excitement about an amazing school year ahead. Read on to find out more!
Can we all agree that ice cream is the ultimate summer treat? Okay, great! Now that we've got that settled, what better way to celebrate the arrival of summer than with a homemade ice cream science experiment?! Calling all kids (and wanna-be kids)...grab your spoons and sprinkles and head over to the kitchen. We'll show you how easy it is to make delicious homemade vanilla ice cream!
Did you know you can make your own puzzles with our generator tools? You can! Make word search puzzles, crossword puzzles, word scrambles, and missing letter puzzles for your students. Whether you need an extra activity for the end of a lesson, the end of the school week, or the end of the school year, we've got you covered! Read on!
Get ready to learn about the life cycle of a butterfly with your little ones! This hands-on activity is super simple, using pasta to represent the different stages in the butterfly life cycle. Gather up your little learners, and let the fun begin!
It's that time of year again when boxes of brightly-colored marshmallow chicks and bunnies line the aisles and check-out counters of the local grocery stores. Whether you love 'em or not, Peeps are the perfect spring candy for STEM activities, including the five STEM challenges we're about to show you! So grab a few packs of Peeps and prepare for some spring STEM fun!
This month we're giving away a six-book set of Laura Numeroff's much-loved children's stories, including "If You Give a Mouse a Cookie," "If You Take a Mouse to School," "If You Give a Cat a Cupcake," "If You Give a Pig a Pancake," "If You Give a Pig a Party," and "If You Give a Moose a Muffin." Enter our free contest by March 31st for your chance to win!
Melting snow and milder temperatures. Sunshine and rain showers and floral-scented breezes. Yes, springtime is here at last! (Or at least it will be soon!) Help your students celebrate the arrival of spring with the following spring-themed writing prompts. Read on to find out more!
Make sure you take a minute to enter the Super Teacher Worksheets February giveaway! This month one lucky person will win a Scotch thermal laminator and laminating sheets for his or her classroom!
Here's a fun Valentine's Day activity you can use with your little ones to help them practice phonics blends. The only supplies you'll need are salt, a paper plate or plastic tray, and some Valentine's Day sprinkles! Read on to find out more.
What could be more fun than playing with play dough?! Learn about three math activities that help children practice basic math skills using play dough and printable ten-frames. Read on to find out more!
'Tis the season for giving gifts! Help your students get into the holiday spirit with three adorable crafts they can make for their parents and loved ones. Read on to find out how to make fun, festive gifts for the holidays!
Are you ready to make some delicious homemade butter with your little ones? It's the perfect kitchen science experiment for Thanksgiving! Bake up a batch of soft rolls or a loaf of holiday bread, and we'll show you how to make the sweetest, creamiest butter to accompany any Thanksgiving feast!
Carve out some time this fall to make a pumpkin volcano with your little ones! It's a fun, seasonal twist on the classic kitchen science experiment. Pick out a pumpkin or two, stock up on a few basic pantry supplies, and follow us to the kitchen where we'll show you how to make your own erupting pumpkins!
There are only a few days left to enter the Super Teacher Worksheets September contest! Get your name in the drawing by September 30th for your chance to win a set of dry erase accessories for your classroom. Good luck, everybody!
If you're an elementary school teacher, you won't find it surprising that place value is one of the most popular topics on Super Teacher Worksheets at the beginning of the school year! If you're looking for fun place value games to play with your class this year, keep reading! We've got three activities we think you'll love!
It's not too late to enter our August 2018 monthly giveaway! Put your name in the drawing and you could be the lucky winner of five Pete the Cat books by Eric Litwin, plus a Pete the Cat plush doll. Our contests are always free to enter, so why not go to our contest page today? Good luck!
Did you know Super Teacher Worksheets has an entire collection of amazing resources for teaching the letters of the alphabet? Read our blog post to discover some of our most popular alphabet activities and how you can use them with your little ones this school year! (We even link to a FREE printable activity!)
It's not too late to enter the Super Teacher Worksheets July Contest! Put your name in the drawing by July 31st for your chance to win two Boogie Board drawing tablets for your classroom. Our contest is always free to enter, so click the link below and take a chance today!
Take math practice outside this summer! Here's a fun sidewalk chalk math game that reinforces basic math facts for addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division. It's the perfect combination of practice and play! Read on to find out more!
Check out this adorable activity that helps children sort words into word families! Kids will catch each "firefly" word and put it in the right word family jar. It's the perfect early literacy activity for summer vacation! Read on to find out more.
Enter our May giveaway for your chance to win a classroom set of mini dry erase boards, markers, and erasers for your students! The winner will also receive a giant digital timer for classroom games and activities. Make sure you put your name in the drawing by May 31st!
There's something about springtime that's pure magic. Flowers bursting into bloom. The scent of a gentle rainfall. The excitement of kids putting away their winter coats, donning their rain boots, and splashing in puddles. While it may not be time for summer break quite yet, the following activity is the perfect way to bring the magic of springtime into your classroom.
Want to win a set of ten classic children's books by beloved author, Jan Brett? Enter our April contest today! Just head over to the Super Teacher Worksheets contest page to put your name in the drawing. It's free to enter, so be sure to tell your teacher friends and colleagues about it too!
Sometimes the best way to learn a new concept is by doing it yourself! Check out these hands-on math activities that give students the opportunity to practice measuring angles, area, and perimeter. Read on to find out more!
This month we're giving away a teacher's treasure chest filled with 250 goodies for one lucky teacher to use in his or her classroom! These prizes are perfect for rewarding good grades, great behavior, or a job well done. Enter by March 31st for your chance to win!
Nouns. Pronouns. Adjectives. Verbs. Are you looking for a creative grammar exercise that won't bore your students to tears? Try our fun Grammar Garden activity to help your students grow their grammar skills! Read on to find out more!
There's only one day left to enter the Super Teacher Worksheets February contest! Wouldn't you like the chance to win a set of Eric Carle books for your classroom? Enter our contest by February 28th for your chance to win!
Wondering how you can make Valentine's Day special in your classroom this year? These five Valentine's Day crafts are as cute as a button and so easy to make! Read more to learn how to make them!
There's still time to enter our January sweepstakes, but you'll have to hurry! If you want a chance to win 15 real geodes that you can break open with your students, head over to our contest page to put your name in the drawing. It's free to enter, so spread the word to your friends and colleagues too! Good luck!
Nothing beats a classic game of checkers! Now kids can practice basic math facts as they play their favorite game. All of the regular rules of the game still apply; we're just adding an extra math twist! Read more to find out how to play.
Are you ready for some ooey gooey holiday fun? Stick with us to learn about a quick, easy Christmas slime recipe that kids will love! Be advised: this activity may cause an extreme case of holiday cheer. Read on to find out how to add some extra kid-friendly sparkle to your holidays this year!
Teach kids about landforms and bodies of water with this fun diorama project they can make with a few simple materials! Children will have fun painting a river, molding a mountain out of clay, and more! Read more to find out how to do this activity.
Have you entered the Super Teacher October Sweepstakes? There's still time! Put your name in the drawing for your chance to win classic Beatrix Potter books for your classroom. This is a prize you won't want to miss out on! Good luck!
Use this fun science experiment with children of all ages to help them understand why leaves change color in the fall. It's very simple and easy! Read on to find out more!
It's not too late to enter the Super Teacher Worksheets September contest! Put your name in the drawing by September 30th for your chance to win a Conduct Dough Lights Science Kit for your classroom! Good luck!
Getting your classroom organized for the new school year doesn't have to be complicated or expensive! We've put together ten easy and affordable DIY (Do It Yourself) projects to help you keep your classroom organized for the rest of the school year. Read on to find out more!
Would you like to win classic Arnold Lobel books for your classroom? Enter our August contest by the 31st for your chance to win ten classic books by Arnold Lobel, including the popular "Frog and Toad" books. Good luck, everybody!
Fidget spinners are everywhere these days! Now you can incorporate these popular toys into an exciting math game your students will love! Read on to find out more!
Have you entered the Super Teacher Worksheets July contest? We're giving away an inflatable solar system model plus a colorful solar system poster to one lucky winner! Wouldn't you love to start out the new school year with these delightful teaching tools? Enter our contest today, and you might be the lucky winner!
Here's a fun writing activity kids can do on the long, lazy days of summer vacation. We've put together fifteen summer-themed writing prompts for kids. Read more to see how you can inspire children to get their creative juices flowing!
Don't forget to enter the Super Teacher Worksheets June contest for your chance to win four hardcover poetry books by Shel Silverstein for your classroom! Click the link below to go to our contest page and enter the drawing. Good luck everybody!
Ignite a spark of imagination with this delightful writing exercise for children. Find out how you can help young learners build their own story, using three essential story elements. Read on to find out more!
It's not too late to enter the Super Teacher Worksheets May contest! We're giving away a classroom set of math tools, including rulers, protractors, compasses, and tape measures, to one lucky winner!
Here's a fun and simple math activity you can do with your students that teaches them how to measure the circumference, diameter, and radius of a circle. Read on to find out more!
Have you entered the Super Teacher Worksheets April contest? We're giving away fifteen books in the Nate the Great chapter book series! You have until April 30th to enter, so follow the link below to our contest entry page and get your name in the drawing. Good luck!
Use this hands-on activity to teach children how a cloud fills up with water droplets until rain falls! You and your students will love making a rain cloud in a jar with a few simple supplies. Read on to find out how!
Grab a deck of cards and get ready to practice basic math skills with your students! These five math games are so much fun, kids won't realize they're learning math skills when they play!
You'll want to put your name in the drawing for this month's Super Teacher Sweepstakes! We're giving away the first fifteen books in the Geronimo Stilton chapter book series. This book set would make a great addition to any classroom library!
Teaching kids how to explore and appreciate other cultures is our privilege and responsibility as adults and teachers! Read on to learn about 5 art projects you can do with your students to help them discover other cultures!
Super Teacher Worksheets is celebrating a very special milestone this month! On January 23rd, our website turns 10 years old!! We are thrilled to be able to celebrate this significant milestone, and we'd like to thank all of our customers for supporting us over the past ten years!
We're kicking off the New Year with another great giveaway! Enter our January contest for your chance to win an interactive 2-in-1 globe for your classroom. View the countries of the world and landforms in the light, and observe the constellations in the dark!
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Your students can beat the winter blues with these creative writing prompts all about winter!
You won't want to miss out on our December contest! We're giving away a box set of fifteen of Roald Dahl's beloved books. It's easy to enter, so follow the link below to the Super Teacher Worksheets contest page to put your name in the drawing. Good luck everybody!
There's something special about handmade Christmas ornaments! Read on to find out how to make five adorable Christmas ornaments with your students.
The holiday season is the perfect time of year to teach your students about generosity. Read on to learn about five classroom service projects you can do with your students that will help them discover the joy of giving to those in need.
There's still time to enter the November giveaway! This month's prize, a set of phonics dominoes, will help young learners form words and sentences. It's a great classroom activity! Phonics dominoes include long-vowel sounds, short-vowel sounds, and consonant blends.
Teach your students about nutritious eating habits with a vibrant, fun, and colorful craft! Students will make their own food rainbows and learn the health benefits of each color group. Keep reading to find out how to do this clever activity with your class!
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Have you entered our October contest yet? This month we're giving away a charming "World of Peter Rabbit" book collection filled with Beatrix Potter's 23 original works! Enter by October 31st for your chance to win this astounding prize for your classroom!
Check out these perfect pumpkin activities we hand-picked just for you! Read on to find out how you can add some autumn fun to your classroom!
Have you entered our September contest yet? We're giving away an awesome quiz game for your classroom! Use this activity for review sessions, tournaments, and more! Enter by September 30th for your chance to win. Good luck everybody!
The start of a new school year can be daunting for students (and teachers!), so we've put together 5 icebreaker activities that will help you get your school year off to a great start!
Enter our August contest for a chance to win a hilarious chapter book series, "My Weird School" by Dan Gutman. This 21-book collection for middle readers will make a fantastic addition to any classroom library!
How do you spell "SUCCESS"? By using the brand new spelling series from Super Teacher Worksheets for the new school year!
Check out the great prize we're giving away in our July contest! Enter for your chance to win a primary math manipulation kit. This classroom activity includes 90 numeric and operations tiles, wooden beads in four colors, patterning laces, and more. Use this classroom kit to teach basic math skills to your young learners!
This month we had the opportunity to chat with author, Kelly Hashway. Kelly has written many of the reading comprehension articles in the Super Teacher Worksheets collection. In addition to being a published author of young adult novels and contemporary romances, Kelly is a masterful storyteller of children's fiction. Her short stories captivate the imagination of young to middle readers. Kelly also writes quality non-fiction passages for children, relating information and explaining concepts in a way that young learners can understand. Here's a look at our recent conversation with the talented Kelly Hashway.
You're going to love the prize pack we're giving away this month! Enter for your chance to win 16 historical biographies for kids from the award-winning "Who Was" series. This book collection will make a wonderful addition to your classroom library!
Help your students celebrate the fathers (and father-figures) in their lives with this end-of-the-school-year activity! We've put together some fun, easy writing prompts for kids that you can use as a letter-writing activity in your classroom. You can tailor these creative response prompts to grandpas, step-dads, uncles, etc. Get your students writing creatively to honor their fathers, right up until the end of that June calendar!
The end of the school year can be a chaotic time for teachers! With state testing, end-of-term grading, shortened attention spans, and general exhaustion from a long year, it can be really easy to dismiss the idea of giving your students "good-bye" gifts. But we've got some great ideas for very quick, inexpensive, and adorable items for you to give to your students as parting gifts. You've worked so hard to make this school year memorable, so why not pick one of these sweet "goodies" below, and give your students one final reason to remember a great year!