Winter break is close. SO close. And while nobody would argue that the last few days before winter break are the most productive of the year, it sure looks like these teachers on Instagram (#almostwinterbreak) are doing their best to hold it together and have a little fun.

1. Just hangin’ out at the chemis-tree.


2. (Not so) ugly sweater day.


3. But really, though.

But really though…. #elementaryteacher #almostwinterbreak

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4. Getting the whole family into the act.

Christmas jammies at preschool today! #christmasjammies #preschoolisfun

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5. Yo, Elf, stop distracting my students!


6. Big hair, don’t care!


7. Yeah, probably not gonna get too much done today.

Pajama Day!!! #almostwinterbreak #lovemyjob #kids #fun

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8. Oh, I need this!


9. Losing my mind, just a wee bit.


10. How many more days did you say?


11. Well, obviously.


12. The rare occasion you actually don’t want break to come.


13. Totally my plan for winter break.


14. These are a few of my favorite things.


15. Christmas cheering to the MAX!


16. When even your hair has holiday spirit.


17. This guy is a keeper!


18. A visit from the Christmas tree fairy.


19. SO glad I wore my slippers today.


20. Who wouldn’t want a visit from this guy?