- Color the Rainbow Parties- Ask that each grade level team/department to select a color of the rainbow and a day to share edible treats of their selected color in the faculty/staff lounge. Not only is it nice to share treats with your colleagues but it is also fun to see how each team/department creatively addresses the color challenge.
- Magazine/Book Swaps- Nothing is more relaxing than curling up with a good, non-educational and simply entertaining, magazine/book. One way to enhance your reading collection is to participate in a school wide magazine/ book swap. You and your colleagues can bring in magazines and/or books that you are willing to swap and set up a “swapping” library in your classroom after school. Better yet, make it a swapping party and add some refreshments to the festivities.
- After School Zumba or Yoga Club- One way to reduce stress is to exercise and you can make exercise more fun if you do it with friends. Many fitness trainers offer discounted rates for their classes if you supply the space and a have a group of willing participants. Another option is to use workout videos. All you need to do is select a day/time of the week, reserve your school’s gym or cafeteria, grab your colleagues, and get moving!
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