Valentine’s HedBanz

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HedBanz* has quickly become a family favorite at our house, so I made a Valentine's version to play for Family Night this week. If you aren't familiar with the game here's a quick break down. You wear awesome plastic headbands that have a slit to hold the card. Without looking at the card you insert it into the slit, and then by asking questions you try to figure out what you are. Kind of like 20 questions. Only instead of 20 questions, you are racing against a timer. If you get it before your time is up you pick another card and keep asking until your time expires. Then it's the next person's turn. When it comes around to you again, you pick up asking questions where you left off before. This would be a fun game to play at a class party. If you don't have the game, I bet you could make elastic headbands, like the elastic hair ties only larger, and they would work just as well. Place the card between your forehead and the elastic to hold it in place. The download contains 2 … [Read more...]

Christmas Class Party Ideas

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I have a printable post all scheduled and ready for today, but our download manager is not working right. Maybe you've noticed? We're working on it and hope all of our downloads will be working ASAP. But since that wasn't going to work for this morning, and I realized we only have 5 days until class parties, I thought I'd share some ideas for class activities, just in case. Okay.....I might be the only one...but, just in case there are other's of you out there that have fallen behind on your carefully planned December to-do list, this is for you! Class party ideas that you can quickly throw together! Mitten Mayhem Crayon Ornaments Don't Eat Pete Build a Snowman Snowball TossPin the Heart on the GrinchMinute to Win It Holiday StyleSanta Says, Snowman Freezes, etc.Holiday HedbanzMemory and Tic Tac ToeChristmas Mad LibsChristmas Charades … [Read more...]

Halloween Activities for Class Parties

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We've rounded up 17 of the cutest, funnest and quickest to throw together games and activities the web has to offer for your classroom Halloween party! Some activities will be better suited for younger kids and others will do well with the older kids--but with this many you are sure to find what you need to make this years party a success! Math Fact Cake Walk by Paging Supermoms Boo Bowling by It's Written on the Wall Jamie's Build a Jack O Lantern Game Pumpkin Spice Play Dough By While He was Napping Build a Skeleton from The Idea Room    Creepy Touch Halloween Game by The Idea Room Pin a Bow Tie on Mr. Bones Halloween Memory  Halloween Minute to Win It Games   Mystery Bowls from Parents (scroll through, it's #5) Roll a Pumpkin by Happy Home Fairy Witch Pitch by Chica and Jo Halloween Bingo by Artsy Fartsy Mama  Monster Slime by 36th Ave Halloween Science Station by One Charming Party Halloween Finger Puppets by Make and Takes Pumpkin Toss by … [Read more...]