Grandparent’s Day in Upper Elementary!

We had a fantastic Grandparent’s Day Celebration last Friday.  Sorry I’m a little late with my post but hopefully some of you might be able to use this or store if away for next year!

I was a little scared going into Grandparent’s Day since I was with a much older grade until I remembered the “Old Fart Booth” app on the Ipad – we used for 100th day in Kindergarten but I thought it would be great for this as well – my kids LOVED this!! Best of all it is FREE!

It is basically an aging app and you can add accessories.  I limited my students to 2 accessories so that you could still see them.  They turned out hilarious!

The top left one is me….sadly I didn’t even smile for my picture and I will look extremely stern when older apparently!  I discussed previously with my students what would change when they are grandparents and we recorded those and used this sheet below.  
They had a great time filling them out with their grandparents and it led to discussions of how today is different than when their grandparents were in elementary school. 

These ideas would be perfect for the 100th day of school as well!

Here’s a view from our hallway: 
The grandparents got such a kick out of these and the students loved working on them together with the grandparents as well! It worked out to be a great way to connect and discuss about the past and the future.
Click on the picture above to get a recording sheet for your room! 


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  1. soalgirl on September 7, 2015 at 4:15 pm

    Thank you. This will be perfect for my 5th graders!

  2. Beth M on September 27, 2017 at 12:15 pm

    Oh My goodness- I did this first thing this morning with my 5th graders for our Grandparents that are coming later today. These turned out SO cute! Thank you!

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