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Aaaaaaand, we’re back with another weekly art project that you can do with your kiddos this holiday season. Little to no art skill? No prob-llama! I’ve got you covered with this low-prep, easy to teach, llama directed drawing activity!  I love to pair art activities with read-alouds and this llama directed drawing activity is no […]

Llama Directed Drawing Activity

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This time of year, it’s always fun to make every part of the day engaging and festive! That’s why I think you’ll like the activities in this post, including 20 days worth of holiday morning work for December.  I like to incorporate a little holiday fun during the month of December because changing up our […]

Holiday Morning Work for December

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There’s nothing I love more than incorporating food into learning! When I saw these Christmas Tree Brownies by Little Debbie, I thought: I could SO use these in the classroom! While they make the perfect holiday snack, these tasty little treats can easily be incorporated into preschool, kindergarten, or first grade math. Check out this fun, […]

Christmas Graphing Activity for Kids

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It’s no small secret that I love picture books. And, as much as I love sharing them with my kiddos, I also enjoy sharing them with YOU! I want teachers and parents both to know the power of good books and how transformative they can be in our curriculum, homes, and the lives of our students.  […]

Red and Lulu Art Project

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I’m so excited to share this free printable with you today! After seeing Kelle’s family-oriented holiday bucket list over at ETST, I thought how wonderful it would be to draw up a holiday bucket list for the classroom! Each list has fifteen different activities and tasks that promise to add a little holiday magic to […]

Holiday Bucket List for the Classroom

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This post shares my favorite Holidays Around the Word books for kids for the 2018 holiday season. There’s a mix of old favorites and new, all perfect for kids and students ages 3- to 8-years-old.   Today, I’m sharing EIGHT of my favorite Holidays Around the World-themed picture books and activities that will fit right into your […]

Holidays Around the World Books

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This post shares my favorite gingerbread-themed books for kids for the 2018 holiday season. There’s a mix of old favorites and new, all perfect for kids and students ages 3- to 8-years-old. Today, I’m sharing TEN of my favorite Gingerbread-themed picture books and activities that will fit right into your curriculum whether you teach kindergarten, first grade, […]

The Best Gingerbread Books for Kids

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This post shares my favorite Christmas books for kids for the 2018 holiday season. There’s a mix of old favorites and new, all perfect for kids and students ages 3- to 8-years-old. Today, I’m sharing TEN of my favorite Christmas-themed picture books and activities that will fit right into your curriculum whether you teach kindergarten, first grade, […]

The Best Christmas Books for Kids

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Today, I’m excited to share my new favorite Thanksgiving read-aloud, Balloons Over Broadway by Melissa Sweet, along with some ELA activities you can incorporate into your kindergarten, first grade, and second grade classrooms. (PS. I definitely think you could use them with your third graders, too!) I’ve talked a lot recently about the library of read-aloud activity sets that […]

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This is a post about ELA flash cards for use in kindergarten and first grade. They can be used to enhance your ELA curriculum, small group activities, or literacy centers. ELA flash cards are tools that are ideal for accompanying your kindergarten or first grade ELA curriculum. They’re basic in principle, simple to prep, and will […]

ELA Flash Cards

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