Halloween party + 27 fifth graders + 30 minutes + tiny classroom = Trick or Treat Apple Bobbing
I created this game for my son's class. Something quick, easy and fun.
While everyone sat at their desks eating copious amounts of party snacks, I had each student come up to the apple-bobbing bucket, put a pair of plastic vampire teeth in their mouth, and attempt to "bite" an apple prize out of the bucket. The apples were silly items I had gotten at the dollar store and wrapped in red tissue paper. Students either got a trick or a treat. Some of the treats included: cotton candy, cookies, and inflatable halloween toys. Some of the tricks included: rubber snakes, whoopie cushions, toothbrushes and bars of soap.
See, even word problems can be fun.