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Eeeh! It’s one of my favorite times of year to be a teacher. I just eat up a good theme, particularly around Thanksgiving. #punintended This post is all about turkeys and includes FIVE free turkey activities! Just look for the pink text throughout this post to see what you can snag! First up is a toooooooon […]

Turkey Activities for the Primary Classroom

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If you need a quick FREE dental health activity to do with your kiddos in February for Dental Health Month, check out this free printable! Provide each student with a badge for them to write their dental health pledges. Then, they can cut out the badges and where as a necklace or pinned to their […]

Dental Health Activity and FREE printable!

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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 ūüėČ First […]

February Activities for the Primary Classroom

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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

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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

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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

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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’m convinced you can make a theme around anything, so this week Becks and I are doing a thematic study of CORN. This may sound completely uninteresting, if not flat out boring, but CORN IS COOL, y’all. Here’s a snapshot of our week. You can click the graphics to HERE to download. Cover graphics within […]

A Thematic Study of Corn

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adjectives, corn, Educational Activities, ELA, Facts, Fall, first grade, Home School, informational text, Kindergarten, Literacy, November, Second Grade, Teach, Thanksgiving

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I love a good Sunday.   A sermon at church (that I semi-watched from the lobby because Faith is quite a chatterbox these days and cannot stay in the nursery just yet).  A few errands run (lots more shelves for the basement).  A new microwave (the dang one in our rental property broke).  And, Harry […]

What I Love About Good Sunday…

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