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I know plans for February are well underway, so I wanted to pop in to share a few February activities you might find helpful as you prepare your units! I’ve elaborated on some of these in previous posts and have other posts scheduled about others, so this is simply a Cliff Notes version 😉 First […]

February Activities for the Primary Classroom

This fun little Groundhog Day activity makes the perfect addition to your anchor chart or class posters about Punxsutawney Phil and his springtime predictions! Or, use the templates to let your kindergarten, first grade, or second grade students make a fun little groundhog craft peep-over to adorn their school work, your hallway, or classroom walls!

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Omigoodness, I’m relying HEAVILY on Punxsutawney Phil to NOT see his shadow this year. I NEED SPRING! We’ve just endured an eternity of germ bugs at our house, and I am ALL THE OVER IT. I need fresh air and sunshine, wagon rides around the neighborhood, and the color restored to the outside baaaaaad. So, I […]

Groundhog Day Craft

This fun little Groundhog Day activity makes the perfect addition to your anchor chart or class posters about Punxsutawney Phil and his springtime predictions! Or, use the templates to let your kindergarten, first grade, or second grade students make a fun little groundhog craft peep-over to adorn their school work, your hallway, or classroom walls!

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Presidents’ Day is celebrated on the third Monday in February each year in honor of the first president of the United States, George Washington. Check out this fun Presidents’ Day activity perfect for kindergarten, first grade, and second grade students! Your kids will love to learn fun facts about George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, Barack Obama, […]

Presidents’ Day Activity With Fact Sorting

Check out this fun Presidents' Day activity perfect for kindergarten, first grade, and second grade students! Your kids will love to learn fun facts about George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, Barack Obama, and Donald Trump. Sort the facts as a whole class and complete the individual fact sort sheets. This is a great way to teach about the presidents in a fun and engaging way!

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It’s hard to believe that the middle of January is upon us, and we will be celebrating the inspiring Martin Luther King, Jr. across the nation on Monday! Your students will love this Martin Luther King writing activity. This class poster celebrates Martin Luther King, Jr. and the profound words he spoke decades ago that […]

Martin Luther King Writing Activity

Teachers! Celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr. with this class poster and matching writing activity! The poster is easy-to-make and will engage students in discussion about MLK and the impact of his profound "I have a dream..." speech that still inspires to this very day! Follow it up with the matching writing activity or use the poster templates to make individual Martin Luther King, Jr. crafts. This is perfect for kindergarten, first grade, second grade, and third grade students!

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Check out this video to learn more on how to teach inferencing (click here for a FREEBIE!) in the elementary classroom with fun and engaging lesson plans and activities! Click on the graphics below to grab the resources mentioned in the video. Don’t want to forget this post? Pin the image below! Happy Teaching!

How to Teach Inferencing: Lesson Plans & Activities

Teachers, these three activities will help you teach your students about inferencing and will lay the groundwork so that students can infer while reading! There's a video explanation included along with a FREE activity that will support your teaching of inferences in the kindergarten, first grade, second grade, third grade, fourth grade, or fifth grade classroom!

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Here’s a fun New Year’s writing craft that’s perfect to use after Holiday Break to not only celebrate the New Year, but also to help your students focus on some end-of-the-year goal setting! It comes with three different options, along with writing paper variations (lined, dotted lined, and unlined). It’s great for students in kindergarten, […]

Easy New Year’s Writing Craft

Here's a fun writing craft that's perfect to use after Holiday Break to not only celebrate the New Year, but also to help your students focus on some end-of-the-year goal setting! It comes with three different options, along with writing paper variations (lined, dotted lined, and unlined). It's great for students in kindergarten, first grade, second grade, third grade, fourth grade, and fifth grade!

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If you’ve been trying to figure out how to reach your students who struggle with letter recognition and identification, look no further! This all-inclusive Kindergarten RTI resource is a LIFE SAVER. This intervention curriculum is the perfect program to implement with students who struggle with letter identification. Teachers love this Common Core Standards-based program that […]

Kindergarten RTI

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I’m trying to get back into the swing of things post-Christmas and am clearly still in a holidaze over here. Patting myself on the back for dressing my kiddos in something besides footie jammies and getting a shower today, so #winning. If that’s all I accomplish today, we’ll call it a success.  The good news is […]

Winter Anchor Charts and Class Posters for January!

Teachers! How fun are these anchor charts and class posters for the themes you'll study this winter?! New Year, penguins, polar bears, winter, and snow are all included in this set of quick and easy templates for creating adorable accents for your class. They will work great for preschool, kindergarten, first grade, and second grade classrooms!

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Hello, friends!  Can you believe Christmas Break is *finally* here?! I’ll pause for a moment while you give yourself a big ol’ pat on the back (or grab another sip of that Christmas cocktail you’re enjoying) for finishing the first half of the school year strong!  You probably Polar Expressed yourself right out the door […]

Winter Science Activities for Kindergarten, First Grade, and Second Grade!

Instead of spending hours upon hours planning math, ELA, and science, grab a copy of The Science of January! This all-inclusive science resource includes activities for four themes: snow, winter, ice, and animals in winter! It includes cross-curricular activities and extensions for each theme making lesson planning simple and easy!

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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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