March Madness Junior Bracket and Basketball Activities for Kids


We love March Madness. It’s a holiday in our house.  Click Here to Print a Free March Madness Jr Bracket! We were pumped to get the kids involved at the Sweet 16 mark the last few year, which is a more kid friendly starting point for the young ones. After watching us the first few […]

March Madness for the Classroom and Home


  March Madness is a holiday at our house. We also seem to find numerous teachable moments centered around our favorite sport. I’ve made a basketball themed packet for my Teacher’s Notebook Store and my Teacher Pay Teacher Store for $4.99. There’s also several ideas for home or school and a free printable March Madness Jr […]

DIY Book Brackets


Living in Kansas, we’re all pretty crazy about basketball and March Madness. My kindergarten is also crazy about Dr. Seuss. So it made perfect sense to me to combine the two! Over the course of several weeks, we read a Sweet 16 of Dr. Seuss books. We applied our reading and comprehension strategies along the […]

March Madness Mapping with Kids


After the kids filled out their March Madness Jr Brackets (Click Here for the post with a free Printable One!) they took turns stamping where the teams were located on a USA map. They quickly noticed the WEST didn’t show up this year, and Ohio is rocking’ with 4 teams representing! Three states have 2 teams […]

March Madness Mascots: Graphing and Creating


Before the kids decided on what their mascots would be, we did some research on current mascots to make an informed decision. Here’s a quick printable list that I would call fairly accurate;) Accurate enough. Made impulsively so we could do some graphing. Shared with love. 2012MadnessMascotList I gave them a couple of graph options, they […]