The days before Winter Break come with a variety of feelings and attitudes that can be witnessed throughout the school building. As a teacher in the weeks before winter break you may feel excited, overwhelmed from the holiday stress, or even annoyed at the silly behaviors that you witness from those sweet little munchkins you call students. (Come on people - they are PUMPED UP! It's CHRISTMAS!) I completely understand how the chaos can get to people, believe me, but I have decided to cope with the "Holiday Hooplah" by embracing the crazy in the best of ways!
Long story short, our school counselor, Tracy, is a pro at spreading cheer throughout the school.(And not just during the holiday season!) After we returned from that taste of holiday freedom that I like to call Thanksgiving break, Tracy came to me and asked for help recording a Musicly in our ugly holiday sweaters. (We had our annual staff holiday party later that day, hence the sweaters...) She had come up with the idea to make a video each day of December leading up until Christmas day. Each video would be about 15 seconds long and would center around a popular Christmas song. Talk about spreading the Christmas cheer!
I cannot tell you how much of a blast these last couple weeks have been. We have gotten my first graders involved in the brainstorming and they have been so excited to see what their "crazy" teacher and counselor come up with next. I figured I could keep spreading the cheer with everyone in the social media world as well - so if you are feeling a bit "Bah-Humbug" sit back and [hopefully] crack a smile or two!
I'm just an Elementary Nerd sharing my excitement for the classroom!
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