The Handcuffs Puzzle. Got everybody interested, suitable for all ages. No cleanup! (Minutes To Win It Games Hula Hoop)
Thanksgiving STEM/STEAM Activity: Build a Pilgrim House- NGSS Aligned
Watch your students laugh as they learn with this engaging STEM challenge. Students learn to work cooperatively in small groups or on their own as they explore how a Pilgrim house was made back in the 1600's. Students plan, design, and execute their own ideas. After they have completed their activity, there is time for reflection on what worked and what didn't. Each activity aligns with the NGSS (Next Generation Science Standards).
Score sheets, a deck of cards, and pencils are all that are needed for this fun decimal place value game! Perhaps a modified score card (with just thousands, hundreds, tens and ones) could be made for students that haven't learned decimals yet.
Team Building Activity: Human Caterpillar Wheel - All you need is lots of newspaper, tape, and time. Use teamwork skills to test and build the loop, and then again to navigate the vehicle from one spot to another!
Jean's Cheer cards have been given a facelift. Here is a collection of all her classic cheers looking better than ever. AND we added a few new ones as well. FREE (I'd use these with all elementary grades. I've seen these make graders grin!