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How was Valentine’s Day in your classroom? Full of candy and sweetness and a little bit of craziness, I’m sure! My kiddos had a blast taking treats to their friends and, of course, bringing home lots of sugary goodies, too. If you’re like me, your classroom stash is pretty heavily stocked right now, and maybe boasting some […]

FREE Candy Science Activity Printable

Grab this free candy science activity that is perfect to use with students in kindergarten, first grade, and second grade! You can teach physically properties, all while using up all the leftover candy stash from class parties!

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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

Check out this amazing post just full of turkey-themed activities that would work great in kindergarten, first grade, and second grade classrooms. They're the perfect way to incorporate science, math, and literacy into your Thanksgiving curriculum, while keeping your students engaged.

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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 cloud science activities, as well as literacy and math activities to use during your study of clouds! Vocabulary is such a HUGE […]

Cloud Science Activities

Teaching and learning about clouds can be SO fun! You kindergarten, first grade, and second grade kiddos will love analyzing the sky, identifying different kinds of clouds, and determining the weather based on their cloud knowledge. Here are some fun cloud science, literacy, and math activities to use while learning about clouds!

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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!

Celebrate Dental Health month with your kindergarten, first grade, and second grade students with this fun free activity! Students cut out the badge, fill out the pledge, and then they can proudly display them around their necks on a piece of yarn, pinned to their shirts, or on a poster in your hallway! Easy, free, and FUN!

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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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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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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 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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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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One thing I’ve learned from teaching is that kiddos absolutely adore informational texts.  They find factual information so intriguing, and they practically jump out of their seats at the opportunity to spout off their knowledge! Or wiggle fiercely when they’re seated in front of you on the floor, waving their hands wildly in the air. That mental image is […]

The Best Dinosaur Books and Resources!

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