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How exciting is it that we’re just a month away from the Winter Games?! For some reason, I have strong memories associated with the Winter Olympics. My earliest memory of the  is from 1994 when I was in fifth grade and they were played in Lillehammer! I had a subscription to Sports Illustrated for Kids […]

Winter Olympics Activities for Kindergarten and First Grade

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February, first grade, informational text, Kindergarten, Second Grade, Uncategorized, Veterans Day, Winter, Winter Games

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Do you find yourself wondering what you’ll gift your kiddos this holiday season? While I LOVE gifting students books, I think there is so much value in giving them something personalized and meaningful. However, I also want it to be affordable because hello there’s twenty-five-ish of them. So, what are good holiday gifts for students? Enter: […]

Holiday Gifts for Students

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Christmas, Creative Inspiration, DIY, Dollar Tree, first grade, holiday, Kindergarten, Second Grade, Winter

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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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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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Check out this video to learn more on how to teach inferencing (click here for a FREEBIE!) in the elementary classroom with fun and engaging lesson plans and activities! Click on the graphics below to grab the resources mentioned in the video. Don’t want to forget this post? Pin the image below! Happy Teaching!

How to Teach Inferencing: Lesson Plans & Activities

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I’m trying to get back into the swing of things post-Christmas and am clearly still in a holidaze over here. Patting myself on the back for dressing my kiddos in something besides footie jammies and getting a shower today, so #winning. If that’s all I accomplish today, we’ll call it a success.  The good news is […]

Winter Anchor Charts and Class Posters for January!

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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!

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February science activities are here! Can you believe January is already nearing an end?!  So. Crazy. Which means, thoughts of February are starting to creep into your mind.  Groundhogs, hearts everything and everywhere, boxes of chocolate, and after all that sugary goodness, dental health!  But, of course! After getting a lot of positive feedback from The […]

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 for the Primary Classroom!

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