Saturdays are SUPER because we get MOTIVATED!
I wanted to share an idea I used last year in case you can use it next week!
A Polar Express Party!
I gave each student a boarding pass (ticket) the day before to bring back to school to get on our "train".
They all wore their pajamas and slippers, which is a special treat all by itself!
As they entered the door I hole-punched their ticket. (I'm not talented enough to hole punch "BELIEVE" in each ticket, so they got one hole punch.) LOL!
I served hot cocoa and they brought in treats/snacks to share.
Add some marshmallows to some hot cocoa and you're a hero!
I also gave each student a bell at the end of the movie. You can find them at my favorite...Dollar Tree!
We had a visit from Mr. & Mrs. Claus to top off our celebration!
If this is something you'd like to use in your classroom, grab the boarding passes below:
I print the tickets on gold paper (2 to a page) and back the ticket with the details of the event. Click the image to download.
This is the back of the ticket: (this is a Word document so you can fill in the date, time, etc. with your information). Click the image to download.
Very simple and memorable for your students! I know a lot of students have seen this movie, but it always captures their attention and they haven't watched it with all their friends in their jammies!
***I also use this same ticket/idea for my neighborhood too and host a Polar Express movie night!
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