10 Inexpensive Gift Ideas for Students

Wondering how you can send your students off with a lil’ somethin’ special for the holiday without breaking the bank? If you’re looking to surprise your kids this holiday season with a small token of your teacher affection, TeacherPop has a few suggestions to get you and your students in the giving spirit! Check out these 10 inexpensive gift ideas for students!

  1. Elf Hats

What kid doesn’t want to sport the official hat of Santa’s little helper? These elf hats are sure to be a hit among your students in class and at home this holiday season.

By |December 8th, 2016|DIY, General Pop|0 Comments|

15 Spooky Pinterest Picks for Your Classroom This Halloween

With Halloween’s tricks and treats right around the corner, it’s time to begin prepping your classroom for the studious ghouls, ghosts, and goblins you’ll have the pleasure of teaching that day. Looking for some spooky inspiration? Check out these 15 Halloween activities and projects from Pinterest to help spookify your classroom!

  1. Candy Corn Banner

  1. Toilet Roll Bats

  1. Spooky Bat Pegs

  1. Paper Pumpkin Fall Craft

  1. Spider Garland

  1. Coffee Filter Lollipop Ghosts

  1. Popsicle Stick Ghost Window

By |October 13th, 2016|DIY, General Pop|0 Comments|

Top 13 Pinterest Picks to Celebrate the Last Day of School

Wondering how to make the last day of school even more special for your kiddos? So special your students won’t want the day to even end?

Well, we’ve put together our favorite resources from Pinterest to help send both you and your students off to summer break with a bang! Check out our top 13 Pinterest picks to celebrate the last day of school!

1. “All About Me” Interviews

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2. Last Day Pictures Printable

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3. Summer Bucket List

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4. Beach Ball Q&A

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By |June 6th, 2016|DIY, General Pop|0 Comments|

14 Spring Activities for the Classroom

14 Spring Activities for the Classroom

Happy spring, y’all! In honor of longer days and blooming bulbs, we’re revisiting one of our favorite posts from the TeacherPop archives—and adding a little something special to it. Enjoy!

We’re celebrating the much anticipated change of seasons by going all in for spring activities—gardening, science experiments, crafts, you name it. Of course, we couldn’t resist turning to Pinterest to round up our top 10 14 favorite spring picks for the classroom. Check them out below, and don’t forget to follow us on Pinterest for many more creative ideas for your chickadees.

By |March 24th, 2016|DIY, General Pop|0 Comments|

7 Holiday Gifts for Students That Won’t Break the Bank

7 Holiday Gifts for Students That Won’t Break the Bank

Are you looking forward to a well-deserved few weeks off to relax, sing holiday songs, eat delicious cookies, and unwind? We hear you, but first things first: Pinterest! Yes, we’re talking about scouring everyone’s favorite digital scrapbook for cute student gifts that won’t break the bank. Here are seven easy, cheap, and fun holiday gift ideas for teachers to give to their students.

  1. Bookmarks

Grab that laminator, and design a bookmark with a picture of your class, an inspirational quote about reading, or featured student artwork. Print it out double-sided with four or five per page and, voila, no more dogged-eared pages in your classroom library books!

How to Pack the Perfect Salad in a Jar

How to Pack the Perfect Salad in a Jar

Have you ever packed a salad for lunch, put the dressing in a separate container so it doesn’t get soggy, only to open your lunchbox and have an oily film everywhere? Yep, us too. Here’s our solution: salad in a jar! Dressing goes on the bottom, and veggies and other salad-y goodness get piled on top. Everything stays separate until you shake it up. Even better, these handy lunch options can last for days in the fridge, so make five on a Sunday and grab one for each school day!

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By |November 11th, 2015|DIY, General Pop|0 Comments|

10 Frankenstein Friday Pinterest Picks

Happy Frankenstein Friday, y’all! The last Friday of October, Frankenstein Friday celebrates the birth of the artificial man, the doctor, and their creators, Mary Shelley. In their honor, we’ve put together some of our favorite Frankenstein Pinterest picks, from crafts for the little ones to lesson plans for high school students who are reading the spooky masterpiece for the first time. Check out our 10 favorite picks!

1. Paint Chip Frankenstein

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2. Teaching Mary Shelley (Grades 9-10)

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3. Frankenstein Fruit Cups

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4. Peek A Boo Frankie

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By |October 30th, 2015|DIY, General Pop|0 Comments|

10 Superfoods for Teachers

10 Superfoods for Newbies and Pros

The following guest blog is written by Michelle Pellizzon for Thrive Market. Thrive Market is dedicated to supporting teachers and providing the resources you need to lead happy, healthy lives. Register for your free Thrive membership today.

Certain foods are packed with nutrients that can jumpstart your health, but it can be tough to know where to start. We’ve got you covered. Here are five picks for superfoods every newbie should know about—plus five to try if you’re already a superfood pro.

For Beginners
1. Camu Berry