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Teaching and learning about clouds can be SO fun! Seriously, kids love analyzing the sky, identifying different kinds of clouds, and determining the weather based on their cloud knowledge. Here are some fun science, literacy, and math activities to use while learning about clouds! Vocabulary is such a HUGE component of developing competency in any content area, […]

Cloud Science Activities

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Are you looking for a great alternative to writing lengthy book reviews that is engaging, fun, and perfect for kiddos in first, second, third, fourth, and fifth grade? Check out this condensed book report idea where students can write a simplified book review! Included are templates, photographs and easy-to-follow directions that are a cinch for teachers […]

Book Report Alternative: If This Book Could Talk

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This post originally appeared on Teachers Love Amazon! Be sure to check them out! Children’s literature is one of my absolutely FAVORITE things to shop for because there’s so much value in a well-written, perfectly illustrated kid book that I always feel like I get my money’s worth! It, literally, took me a hot second […]

Free Valentine’s Day Book Activity

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Sooooo, do y’all love to incorporate food into your teaching? Whether it’s using marshmallows to teach place value or making a rainbow-colored cake while reading The Wizard of Oz, I LOVE to find an opportunity to sneak a little snack into curriculum 😉 So, there was no question in my mind that Cheez-its would make excellent math […]

Free Ten Frame Activity

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Check out the video below to learn some fun and easy number sense activities to use in your preschool, kindergarten, or first grade classroom! Number Sense Intervention Curriculum Math Crafts Cheez-Frames Number Sense Toolkit  Happy Teaching!

Number Sense Activities

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Joy is my One Little Word for the year, and I’ve recently begun reading One Thousand Gifts by Ann Voskamp. She talks about expressing gratitude every day to our amazing Maker, even over the smallest things to help find the joy in life that is so readily available to us if we’d only seek it. Some of […]

Valentine’s Day Writing Activity

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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

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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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I can’t believe January is already nearing an end and I’m writing about February Science Activities!  So. Crazy. Thoughts of February are starting to creep into our minds.  Groundhogs, hearts everything and everywhere, boxes of chocolate, and after all that sugary goodness, dental health!  But, of course! This resource is packed – literally, BRIMMING – […]

February Science Activities

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Just a quick post today (before I turn into a pumpkin when my babysitting hours expire) to let you know that February Anchor Charts and Class Posters have been uploaded and added to the bundle! Here’s a preview of what’s included in this fun-filled pack! You can check out this resource on TpT HERE or […]

February Anchor Charts and Class Posters

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