Hands-On Math at the Grocery Store

Grocery Store Math - Hands-On Activities, Get your children involved while shopping for groceries, use estimation, read labels and plan meals with a budget

During the summer when your children get bored, put them to work at the grocery. This is a wonderful time to get your children involved with purchasing your groceries. And, you can't find better activities for real-life learning. Teachers, there are activities you can do in your classroom, too!

End of the Year - Open an Ice Cream Shop

Looking for ideas for the end of the year? Try this fun PBL unit with your students. They will love opening their very own ice cream shop.

Testing is over... you want your students to relax and enjoy the end of the year. This is a great time to try some different project based units with your students. Project Based Learning implements 21st Century Skills, connects to real world situations, gives students an opportunity to collaborate and drive their own learning. And, learning can be assessed in different ways.


Celebrate the Mexican Culture With Cinco de Mayo

Cinco de Mayo is celebrated every year on May 5th. In Texas, there are festivals all over the state. Cinco de Mayo marks the victory of the Mexican militia over the French Army in the Battle of Puebla in 1862. It is not Mexican Independence Day, which is September 16. I have some ideas you'll love as you Celebrate the Mexican Culture With Cinco de Mayo.

Your students can learn about other cultures and their celebrations. This post is filled with activities about Cinco de Mayo in Mexico. These activities work well with grades 2-5.

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