Threadbare

For this activity, you will need two Popsicle sticks or small twigs, and a couple spools of thread. Students can pair up, or this can be a small group activity. One student should hold the two sticks in front of them, while another student ties one circle of thread...

The Daffodil Principle

‘The Daffodil Principle’ by Jaroldeen Asplund Edwards is a story about an actual place, a daffodil garden near Running Springs in California. An entire mountainside covered in daffodils, a flower that only blooms 3 weeks out of the year. This field did not come about...

House of Cards

A house of cards is created by stacking one card on top of another, one card at a time, to create a structure. There are many different types of card houses on record, including ones up to 75 card stories tall, and even one that is a replica of Cinderella’s Castle in...

Name That Jingle

There are jingles and advertising slogans that have staying power.  Years later you can identify the product or finish the jingle.  This activity can either be a singing activity and use jingles or you can make it a slogan activity.  Pick a few that your students...

Follow the Leader

Pair up your students.  If there is an odd number, you can make a group of three or partner with one of the students.  Have the students face each other and let them play follow the leader.  Each person in the pair will get 30 seconds to be the leader and do something...

I Doubt It

This is a card game that we will use to teach about telling the truth.  Arrange the students in groups of about 5.  Each group needs a deck of cards.  Choose the student in each group with the longest last name to be the dealer. (Ties in name length can be settled...

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