I love incorporating hands-on science and STEM activities as often as possible into the curriculum. They are so engaging for
Plastic Easter eggs can be used to make a variety of festive learning centers for young students. In this post
When introducing or discussing growth mindset with young students I like to use the book The Little Engine that Could
After seeing the success I had with brag tags for alphabet letters (you can read more about that here) and
I wanted to share with you today some favorite and fun ideas for teaching the letters of the alphabet and
This post contains my favorite end of the school year craftivities and bulletin board displays that I have used over the
I saw several recipes for Easter Peeps play dough on Pinterest and had to try it for my class! By
After working on addition and subtraction with manipulatives, math talks & stories, I needed to find a fun way for
Throughout the school year I like to surprise students with a little something extra special to recognize their hard work
Let’s face it, learning 26 letters and their sounds can be a daunting task for young children. Even though at
Grinning Graduates End of the School Year Graduation Bulletin Board I have been doing this end of the school year
We Had an “Un-bee-lievable” Year Classroom Display & Pattern This cute, bee-themed bulletin board / classroom display will get your
In the spirit of Earth Day I wanted to share with you how we re-use egg cartons in our math center.
This post has been updated for 2017 and now includes 15+ ideas! Recently I was asked for end of the
Signs of the Spring Season I love the coming of spring because it signals the end of the long, cold winter.
April is the perfect month to discuss rain with your students.Here are a few simple ideas that can be easily
One of my favorite holiday activities is decorating Easter eggs with students. I love finding new and creative ways for
Wind Experiments, Activities, and Book List March is the perfect month to do a learning unit on wind. Here are
I am always on the look out for fun ways of practicing letter recognition and beginning sounds with my
What is a rainstick? The first rainsticks were believed to be created by the Aztecs. They would dry out a
Resurrection Eggs Christian Easter Activities I love using Resurrection Eggs to tell the Easter story. They keep students engaged and interested.
The Colors of Easter Jelly Bean Poem Christian Activities, Printable Book The Colors of Easter Poem is one of
Very Hungry Caterpillar Gross Motor Activity – Great for Very Hungry Caterpillar Day on March 20th! This is a very
Oh, the Places You’ll Go! by Dr. Seuss is one of my favorite books! It is so motivational and inspiring
Identifying rhyming words is an important component of phonological awareness. It helps young children hear, identify, and manipulate sounds in
Today I’m sharing some fun, hands-on valentine math centers as well as the printable pages I use with them. They can
Since young students tend to get extra excited and lose focus the days preceding a holiday class party, I like
Two of my favorite apps for classroom use are Pic Collage (we use the Pic Kids version) and Seesaw.
Here are two of my favorite Christmas cards for students to create for their parents. They both use students’ fingerprints
These are some of my favorite classroom games that can be played during your classroom Christmas party or anytime prior
Keeping young students’ attention the weeks/days preceding Christmas can be a challenge which is why I like to incorporate engaging,
As a teacher of young students, holidays usually involve some sort of celebration at school. I always like to give