I don’t know about your kids, but mine love Star Wars!
With May the 4th quickly approaching, I decided to whip up a choice board that sneaks some learning in while also celebrating “Star Wars Day”. Take a look!
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What Is a Choice Board?
Great question! A choice board is a group of activities that give students options for learning fun.
It’s typically done on a printable or, more recently, digitally.
It’s a good way to get students excited about learning something new or reviewing information while giving them options.
Kids, for the most part, like self-directed learning, so a choice board is a good compromise.
You can use them in the classroom – both in-person and digitally – or at home when working with your own kids.
I liked to use them a lot when we were homeschooling elementary grades because it made the kids feel responsible for and invested in their own learning.
Grab the FREE Printable PDF version and the Google Slide version below!!
May the 4th Be With You Choice Board
May the 4th is dubbed “Star Wars Day” because it sounds a lot like “may the force be with you.”
So, if you have Star Wars fans at home or in your class, a May the 4th-themed choice board is an excellent choice.
It adds some levity to the day and makes learning and you more relatable. A teacher who loves Star Wars?!? Could it be?!
This particular choice board has 16 activity options.
Some are linked, but if the links are not working correctly for you, I’ve included them below. Take a look at the options below:
Star Wars-Inspired choice board options
- Write a letter from Luke to his father.
- Create a poster out of your favorite Yoda saying.
- List 10 things you would take with you to space.
- Dress up as your favorite character.
- Play Star Wars Memory.
- Learn about the “Space Butterfly” and write 3 sentences about it.
- Build your own space vehicle out of recycled materials.
- Color your favorite Star Wars characters.
- Make glow in the dark slime.
- Write an acrostic poem for “Star Wars”.
- Make a lightsaber out of a cardboard tube.
- Make a Star Wars snowflake.
- Make a Darth Vader bookmark.
- Write a song about Star Wars.
- Learn about galaxies.
- Design a new ship for Han Solo.
Grab Your Free Copy of the May the 4th Be With You Star Wars-inspired Choice Board in the Freebies Library!
UPDATE! The choice board is available as a PDF and as a Google Slide so you can use it in your Google Classroom!!!
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Tuesday 28th of April 2020
What a creative idea! Thank you for creating and sharing. :)
Wednesday 29th of April 2020
Thank you so much, Eva! I hope your kids like it!