Keeping students focused and on task on the Friday before winter break is quite frankly, near impossible.
I let them make holiday cards for friends and family and quickly realized we needed to do something loud and with a lot of movement.
So I grabbed scratch paper and told them to line up.
We went outside to have a paper snowball fight (girls vs. boys).
It was adorable:
(To clarify, it was also pajama day. My students don't normally dress like this!)