Happy Valentine’s Day, V-Day or Valium Day! I love Valentine’s Day for a whole lot of reasons. I dislike it for a few reasons too. For example, the kids saying “ValentiME” drives me to drink. Here are 5 tips and a few activities that helped me to have a valium-free V-Day:
Can I hear an AMEN for lunch time? We used to party the last hour of the day, but then I am breathless and my room looks like a bomb went off in it as the kids leave. No, thank you! After lunch we did some great Common Core Valentine learning, cleaned up the room, and ended our day like we always do. We read a story, packed and stacked, and had our daily awards ceremony. It was calm. It was beautiful, and it was calm. Wait, did I already say that it was calm?
Bag it up, Baby!
While they are eating their treat, juice, and whatever else was sent in, I run around stapling the bags shut. I still saw little hands try to sneak into their bag, but they had a hard time getting through 5 staples.
Valentines = Academics
Happy Valentine’s Day everyone! Sending you Hugs and lots of love!