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Light Circuits: Depending on the grade level of the students, you can have them build a very simple circuit or a very complex circuit with both series and parallel circuits combined. For my students I have them use file folders in order to design and build a series on one side, then a parallel on the other with certain parameters for the switches. The students have an amazing time and there is always 100% participation and together we saved those lights from a trip to the landfill!

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Kids can express their inner "elves," thanks to the dance moves demonstrated in this video by Plank Road Publishing Choreographer Melissa Schott. The song "I Want To Be An Elf" is by Teresa Jennings and appeared in Music K-8, Vol. 23, No. 2.

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Sleigh Ride! Body Percussion *TEACHES STEADY BEAT!* YES!!!!! >>> great activity to focus kids. ( anticipate sequences )

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Jingle Bells Boomwhackers by my 3rd graders!!!! - YouTube

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Rhythm Sticks & Bucket Bands For The Holidays by John Riggio & Paul Jennings - This creative new collection brings you six new seasonal arrangements that can be performed with just the tracks and rhythm sticks, or by a young bucket band, or by combining the two.

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Musical, "This is not a Musical, No!"

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