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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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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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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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If your students LOVE nonfiction, then they will absolutely eat up a thematic study of BATS! These little creatures have lots to offer your curriculum, from life cycle to echolocation to special features and abilities. I love to make class posters for whatever theme I might be doing. This gives my students a chance to […]

Bat Activities for Primary Students!

I love to teach my students about bats! The nonfiction and fiction texts to pair with this theme are wonderful, and the cross-curricular activities are endless. Check out this post for suggestions on how to incorporate a bat theme into science, math, reading, and art!

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Bats, Fall, Halloween, holiday, Lesson Plans, Science

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Hey, y’all! Just wanted to pop in for a quick second on this busy Wednesday to show you all this fun little directed drawing activity. It’s SUPER simple, requires very little skill, AND can be made using only six letters from the alphabet!  Best news? You can snag the FREE directions in my TpT shop […]

Bat Directed Drawing

I love to teach my students about bats! The nonfiction and fiction texts to pair with this theme are wonderful, and the cross-curricular activities are endless. Check out this post for suggestions on how to incorporate a bat theme into science, math, reading, and art!

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Bats, Fall, Halloween, holiday, Lesson Plans, Science

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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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