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Do you find yourself wondering what you’ll gift your kiddos this holiday season? While I LOVE gifting students books, I think there is so much value in giving them something personalized and meaningful. However, I also want it to be affordable because hello there’s twenty-five-ish of them. So, what are good holiday gifts for students? Enter: […]

Holiday Gifts for Students

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Christmas, Creative Inspiration, DIY, Dollar Tree, first grade, holiday, Kindergarten, Second Grade, Winter

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Do you need a fun little freebie to add to your bag of tricks before the holiday break?  Then this Christmas math graphing activity is for you! Check out the video below for more details OR go to the bottom of this post to grab yours NOW! Download a copy for yourself by snagging it […]

Christmas Math Graphing Activity FREE!

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Christmas, Educational Activities, first grade, Freebie, holiday, Kindergarten, Math, Second Grade, Teach

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It’s no secret that the holiday season sends our kiddos a little over the edge. Check out this video with a few fun ideas for holiday classroom behavior management! (PS. Resource mentioned in video are linked below!) Click the graphics below to check them out! Caught Being Good Certificates Dollar Store Holiday Awards Happy Thursday, […]

Holiday Classroom Behavior Management!

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If you’re in search of something a fun and engaging way to celebrate Christmas in the primary classroom, you must check out this all-inclusive holiday pack perfect for the little kiddos in your life! This math poem, is a great way to help your students with counting and subtraction. These sight word mini-readers come in […]

Christmas in the Primary Classroom!

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Christmas, crafts, Educational Activities, ELA, first grade, Freebie, holiday, Kindergarten, Literacy, Math, Read Alouds, Read-Alouds, Reading, Second Grade, Teach, Vocabulary, writing

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Tomorrow marks the start of DECEMBER. December, you all. What on earth?! I feel like we just rang in 2016, and here we’ll be ushering it out in 31 days. Crazy! In the mean time, there’s still approximately three weeks of teaching left, which means you’re pointing out the motion detectors found throughout the school quite frequently […]

Dollar Store Holiday Awards

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Christmas, DIY, Dollar Tree, first grade, holiday, Kindergarten, Second Grade

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What could be better than holiday anchor charts & class posters?! I love the kid-handwriting that adorns them. I love to dream about how beautiful it will be hanging on my wall. I love to watch the licorice-flavored Mr. Sketch marker glide smoothly across the poster board, while little Sally waits for her turn with […]

Holiday Anchor Charts & Class Posters!

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Christmas, ELA, first grade, holiday, Kindergarten, Literacy, Second Grade, Teach

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I love a good surprise.  The planning, the anticipation, and the thrill of bringing a little unexpected happiness into someone’s life – especially around the holidays – is ridiculously fun.  This year, with the help of one of my favorite retailers, HomeGoods, I was able to create a little holiday surprise for one of my best […]

Bring Back the Holidays with HomeGoods, T.J. Maxx, Marshalls!

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Christmas, decorate, family, home decor, HomeGoods, life, Shop

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Hello and Happy Cyber Monday to you! If you’re planning to get your click on today, head over to Teachers Pay Teachers to snag some deals from your favorite sellers.  I was an early bird this year and already made my purchases!  Using my feedback credits and the code SMILE, I saved almost $15!  #winning […]

Cyber Monday & Tuesday on TPT!

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I know, I know. It’s not even Thanksgiving yet. However, there is no time like NOW to be thinking about the whirlwind that will be the few weeks you have in the classroom after the Thanksgiving holiday.  Seriously, we’ll be looking 2016 in the eyes before you can say Clark Griswold. #favholidaymovie One of my biggest […]

Holiday Classroom Behavior Management

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Christmas, DIY, Dollar Tree, first grade, holiday, Kindergarten, Second Grade, Teach

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Although it is a busy time of year, we are certainly soaking up the holiday season any way we can! Family Outing to An Old Kentucky Christmas    Christmas Shopping at the Mall Wrestling Matches with Daddy Santa Pancakes source Pillow Boat Building  Sugared Pecans Date Night ‘Tis the Season!

Soaking Up the Holiday Season

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