Find the Better Flier!

The end of the school year is a good time to bring out activities that are BIG on both fun and learning. That’s why it’s a good time for paper airplanes!  These folded creations have come a long way. I recommend having students create three different options (geometry, spatial skills) and then flying them to…

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High-Flying Math, Art, and More!

Who’s the most special reindeer of all? Why, Rudolph of course! You’ll be reminded just how special Rudolph is when you discover how easy it is to add this reindeer-related activity to your lesson plans. All you need are large sheets of drawing paper, brown paper strips, scissors, glue, and crayons or markers. The activity…

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“We Appreciate You” Giveaway #1

Two, four, six, eight—who do we appreciate? You, you, you! Happy first day of National Teacher Appreciation Week! As promised, you are looking forward to five days of giveaways here at The Mailbox Blog! Today’s giveaway prize is a collection of math-related picture books and teacher resource books, a deck of cards, a pack of…

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Magical Muffin Tins

At some point in time in my personal Facebook history, I “liked” the Better Homes and Gardens page. So I’m occasionally taunted by ads that show gorgeous before-and-after photos of summer lake homes as well as delectable-looking recipes that contain a mouthwatering amount of cheese. (Oh cheese, how you tempt me…) Anyhoodle, this ad for…

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