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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

These holiday gifts for students are the perfect way for teachers to provide their kiddos with a small dollar store treat while awarding them for good behavior, academic achievements, or personality traits that shine. They're inexpensive, kid-centered, and are sure to cheer students in kindergarten, first grade, second grade, third grade, fourth grade, and fifth grade.

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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!

A fun, FREE Christmas tree graphing activity!

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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!

December can be a little crazy in the elementary classroom as Santa's arrival gets closer and closer and your students get lost in the excitement of the season! Which is why I LOVE these FREE "Caught Being Good" certificates! They're the perfect behavior management tool to use this holiday season, and can be printed and distributed easily throughout the day. You kiddos (and your sanity) will love them!

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Christmas, first grade, Freebie, holiday, Kindergarten, Second Grade, Teach

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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!

Teachers! Are you ready for Christmas in YOUR classroom? This product is FULL of fun ideas for you to include during the month of December in your kindergarten or first grade classroom. It includes a writing center, family activity, math poem, book response pages, three sight word mini-books, a Gingerbread Hijinks AND MORE! Plus, you can snag a free printable to make an adorable art project, too!

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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

December can be a little crazy in the elementary classroom as Santa's arrival gets closer and closer and your students get lost in the excitement of the season! Which is why I LOVE these Dollar Store Holiday Awards! They're the perfect behavior management tool to use this holiday season, and can either be used at a classroom holiday party or as incentives to issue each day! With multiple options for printing, non-Christmas themed alternatives, and dollar store treat suggestions for each one, you absolutely can't go wrong! You kiddos will love them!

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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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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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