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Bring Fall to Your Classroom!

Take a moment and focus on your breathing. A big breath in and out. Now, close your eyes, imagine when you were a kid and summer was coming to an end and FALL was just around the corner.

The chilly mornings, the warm sunny afternoons. Ahhhh….

Now, as an adult, I’m always rushing through life and I forget to stop and smell the leaves during this time of year.

I have created a Fall to-do list this year. Making sure I take advantage of the season and enjoy all that it has to offer.

  • Corn Maze
  • Take a Drive on the Blue Ridge Parkway – seriously the best fall drive ever!!
  • Pumpkin Picking
  • Walk the Crozet Blue Ridge Tunnel
  • Chill on the front porch in the morning, watching the sun crest over the Blue Ridge Mountains and drink a cup of warm apple cider or tea (I am still trying not to drink coffee, I know sad, right!)
Fall image

That’s my list for now and I can’t wait!

This time of year, I am always on the lookout for ways to bring Fall into the classroom. I want students to live the season and experience FALL as much as I can within the classroom walls.

We write about Fall. We play Fall games. We go on a Fall scavenger hunt. We taste apple cider (many for the first time, and many do not like, I believe it’s an acquired taste (-;)

See how these Fabulous Fall resources can help you create ENGAGING and FUN-FILLED FALL lessons!

Fall Digital Breakout Escape Rooms K-5

Here is a list of Fall Digital Breakout Escape Rooms for your students to enjoy! Check out this post for additional Fall Digital Breakout Escape Rooms.

I’m sure you will find one that will meet your FALL Classroom Needs!

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Fall Digital Breakout Escape Room

Fall Digital Breakout Escape Room

Sleepy squirrel has forgotten to save enough food for winter. Help Sleepy squirrel find clues to unlock a forgotten stash of acorns.


Fall Digital Breakout Escape Room

Fall Digital Breakout Escape Room

Summer is gone… The temperature is dropping, the leaves are falling, and animals are preparing for winter. Happy Fall! Let’s have some FALL fun!


Fall Digital Breakout Escape Room

Another K-2 Fall Digital Breakout Escape Room

Scarecrow is working hard this fall to keep those pesky birds away from the crops. But it sure is lonely out in the field. Help scarecrow finds someone to talk with, maybe a new BEST friend.


Fall Garden Snack Attack™ – A Feed Me Game

This Snack Attack™ printable game is a perfect addition to your literacy and math centers this fall! Your students will enjoy feeding each fall garden item while also learning/practicing counting, ten frames, sounds, CVC words, and rhyming.

Check out this post here for additional information!

So many more fall resources to choose from – click HERE to explore!


Want to explore additional Fall activities for the classroom? Check out my TpT store; Shen Valley Vegan Teacher.

Be sure to follow my tpt store to get the latest and greatest resources for your classroom!

Happy Teaching!

Dr. Tonya Coffey

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Digital Breakouts, Digital Escape Rooms, Remote Learning

3 Fun-Filled Ways to Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day Virtually ☘️

It’s time to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day! ☘️

For many, this may mean you have to find creative ways to share the holiday with your students virtually. Check out these fun-filled ways to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day virtually!

In this fun and engaging St. Patrick’s Day digital breakout virtual escape room for First Grade, students will need to catch Patty before his next trick.

Patty is a leprechaun and a prankster! Highly intelligent and quick-witted, he has never been caught. But, according to Irish lore, if you are lucky enough to catch a leprechaun, he must give you his pot full of gold. Try to catch Patty before his next prank!

Students will have so much fun trying to catch Patty!

I also created a Google From Digital Breakout for St. Patrick’s Day for Grades 1-5! Go check them out!!

Another fun-filled digital activity that is easy to share virtually with your students is this Google Slides Digital Breakout, Patty to the Rescue.

Digital Breakout Escape Room St. Patrick's Day Grades 3-5

A St. Patrick’s Day digital breakout for grades 3-5. Your teacher gave you four riddles to solve, but you are not having any luck. Lucky for you, Patty is here to help. Solve each clue to unlock the locks.

Digital Breakout Escape Room – St. Patrick’s Day – Grades 3-5

Early finishers? Have them complete this digital mystery hundreds chart – Digital Hundreds Chart Mystery Picture – St. Patrick’s Day

Digital Hundreds Chart St. Patrick's Day
Digital Hundreds Chart Mystery Picture – St. Patrick’s Day

I hope these activities will bring lots of enjoyment to your students! Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

Want to explore additional digital activities for the classroom? Check out my TpT store; Shen Valley Vegan Teacher. Would you like to learn more about digital breakouts? In this post I share how I create 3 Different Types of Digital Breakouts to meet a variety of students needs.

Be sure to follow my tpt store to get the latest and greatest resources for your classroom!

Happy Teaching!

Tonya

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Digital Breakouts, Digital Escape Rooms, Digital Literacy, Tech in the Classroom

Celebrating the 100th Day of School

The 100th Day of School is right around the corner. What better way to celebrate the day than with a FUN and ENGAGING Digital Breakout.

I’m not sure about you, but the first 100 days of school was gone in a blink of an eye. So much to do, so little time to do it.

For this Grade 3-5 100th Day of School digital breakout, I created each clue using 100s charts.

100th Day of School – Digital Breakout – Grades 3-5

Lock 1 – Students will fill in numbers to find the hidden letters.

Lock 2 – Students will find the correct numbers and complete the operation for each.

Lock 3 – Students will skip count by 10s, 5s, and 2s to reveal the hidden colors.

Lock 4 – Students will use provided coordinates to find the correct arrows.

Click HERE to learn more about this digital breakout!

For the first clue, students are required to use the “fill tool” in Google Slides to find the hidden word. There are five slides, with a 100s chart on each slide with a hidden letter. **To make this clue go a little faster, have each student in a group working on a slide, and have them highlight groups of the same color then fill (e.g. 1-4 fill red, 8-10 fill blue, etc.).

For the second clue, students must complete a math equation. Instead of digits, they have images and are required to use a 100s chart to find the missing numbers.

Clue #3

For the third clue, students must skip count. As they skip count, numbers “magically” change colors.

Clue #4

For the last clue, the student will use coordinates to find the hidden directions.

Check out this student breaking out of the 4th lock! Truly remarkable watching each student work their way through each clue and lock!

Students had a blast completing the 100th Day of School – Digital Breakout! They always ask if they can do another one! It’s great to see them think critically, to problem-solve, to collaborate with their peers, and build those important communication skills.

Looking for a 100th Day of School Digital Breakout for littles (K-2). Check this one out! The digital breakout uses Google Sites and is meant to be done as a whole group.

100th Day of School – Digital Breakout – Grades K-2

Word Lock – Student will count to 100 by 10s.

Number Lock – Students will count each set of coins and determine how much more is needed to make $1.00.

Direction Lock – Students will place a red x on the words that do not use the letters in the words “one-hundred.”

Color Lock – Students will solve each riddle and fill in the number with the correct color. Then sort the numbers from least to greatest.

Click HERE to learn more about this digital breakout!

Want to explore additional digital breakouts for the classroom, check out my tpt store; Shen Valley Vegan Teacher.

Be sure to follow my tpt store to get the latest and greatest digital breakouts for your classroom! The first 24 hours of posting a new resource, the resource will be 50% off.

How do you use digital breakouts in your classroom? Do you have a certain resource that is your go-to for creating or sharing with your students? I would love to learn how others are utilizing digital breakouts or Breakout boxes in their classrooms.

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