Holiday Classroom Decor Contest winners!

Posted under Art, Bulletin Board, Bulletin Board: Featured Posts, Classroom, Holiday, Shopkeepers, Sweepstakes.

Over the course of the past week or so we have been collecting entries for our Holiday Classroom Decor Contest. We got to peek inside many classrooms to share in the holiday festivities. Our Facebook fans voted for their favorites, and we are excited to unveil the winners. Drum roll please…   Congrats to all… Read more »

Shared writing projects: Student-created books

Posted under 1st Grade, 2nd Grade, Art, Bulletin Board, Kindergarten, Pre-K, Reading, Science, Writing.

Student-created books are great because they provide reading practice, can include science content, help students learn to write reports, and provide a valuable home/school connection. Here’s an idea from TeacherTam to start implementing student-created books in your classroom. Through the years, I have found that student-created books are quite the hit! We have made books… Read more »

The Gingerbread Man Loose in the School (felt board activity)

Posted under 1st Grade, 2nd Grade, Art, Bulletin Board, Classroom, Games, Holiday, Homeschool, Kindergarten, Parents, Pre-K.

Take your favorite storybook and create the characters out of felt for your students to do sequencing activities, retell, and just have fun with! Here is the step-by-step DIY from Playful Learning Brooklyn. A wonderful classroom read around the holidays is The Gingerbread Man Loose in the School. Using my best crafting skills, I was… Read more »

Writing center for creative stories and math word problems

Posted under 1st Grade, 2nd Grade, Art, Bulletin Board, Centers, Classroom, Kindergarten, Math, Pre-K, Writing.

Dr. Clements’ Kindergarten shares a creative activity for writing and math centers using a few inexpensive supplies bought from her local Dollar Tree. I just love the Dollar Tree! I went in to get 2 items and came out with way too much stuff. Check out these cute stamps! I couldn’t resist the temptation to purchase… Read more »

Happy Father’s Day

Posted under 1st Grade, 2nd Grade, Art, Bulletin Board, Holiday, Kindergarten, Pre-K, Writing.

If your class is still in session, spend some time creating Father’s Day keepsakes. Download these free Father’s Day activities and more! Father’s Day Coupons from AMomentInOurWorld     Poetry…Father’s Day…Activity and Father’s Day Freebie from First Grade Hip Hip Hooray   My Dad and Me-Father’s Day Book from Teaching Resources by Katie Norris  … Read more »