Sweet and Simple Mother’s Day Cards

As a classroom teacher and in my position here at The Mailbox, I’ve always approached Mother’s Day (and Father’s Day) with extra care. Perhaps it’s because I lost my mother at a young age. Fortunately, I had a grandmother who welcomed my school-made Mother’s Day cards! There are a whole bunch of wonderful projects and…

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Happy Spring!

Although it might not look like it in a few locations, spring is finally here! I love spring. The classroom themes—eggs, bunnies, flowers, rain, baby animals—are adorable. And I personally believe that Easter candy offers the best array of chocolaty goodness next to Halloween candy. (Hello, peanut-butter-filled eggs!) Let’s celebrate spring with some super activities…

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Hello, February!

In my opinion, February is a terrific month simply because it’s a bit of excitement stuck between the rather blah months of January and March. Valentine’s Day makes me happy! Oh sure, you may quibble that it’s a “Hallmark holiday” and that the end result for a teacher is a messy classroom covered with little…

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