ABC and 123: A Learning Collaborative: National Nurse Week & Nurse Appreciation

Thursday, May 10, 2012

National Nurse Week & Nurse Appreciation

In almost every classroom we celebrate nurses as we talk about community helpers.  Nurses are top on our list of those who are willing to help others in the places where we live, work, and play.  
Have you thanked a nurse this week?  
Have you done something with your students that is out of the ordinary to show your appreciation for those who are trained to care for the sick and hurting?  
Well, if you would like to there is still time and here are some ideas to get you thinking.
The TomKat Studio has designed a printable set of cupcake toppers you might want to use when delivering a sweet treat to your favorite nursing staff.

Spell Outload shared a few ideas for adding some hospital related flair to your learning stations.
Nurses are Angels has a collection of poems about nurses that would be thematic to use for reading practice or to put inside a special card.
Danielle's Place provides the printables for making a paper nurse outfit for a stuffed animal.
Search Kids InfoBits or eLibrary Elementar for interesting facts, written for kids, about some famous care givers such as: Florence Nightingale and May Seacole!
Preschool is Fun has compiled a list of nursing related activities for many different subject area.  Check it out for some interesting lesson plan ideas. 


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