Category: Teaching

Building Snowmen: A Literacy & Math Winter Activity

As we say goodbye to the holiday season, I’m thrilled about the winter-themed activities ahead. One enduring favorite in my classroom is exploring snow and crafting snowmen. Over the years, I’ve shared glimpses of these experiences on Instagram, observing firsthand the joy they bring. From counting adventures to personalized creations,

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School safety drills and procedures

School Safety Drills & Procedures

Creating a secure and nurturing learning environment is a top priority for educators. One crucial aspect of ensuring student safety is preparedness for unexpected situations through well-planned safety drills and procedures. This blog post will discuss the significance of safety drills and provide valuable resources to help you effectively implement

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November Read Alouds

November Read Alouds for Kindergarten

I love reading and it is my hope to instill a love of reading in every student that comes across my path! I try to make sure that they can feel the excitement coming from me as I read each story. November has great read-alouds, and here are just a

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4 October Read Alouds for Kindergarten

If I had to pick any month as my favorite, especially for teaching, it would be October! The weather starts to get cooler, pumpkin everything is officially ok, and the leaves begin to change colors! Each unit that I teach in October makes me so happy! I almost wish I

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Zoom or Loom for the Virtual Learning Classroom

Technology can be scary to dive into, especially if it’s something that you’re not used to. It doesn’t have to be this way! I used to consider myself a tech guru, but it’s definitely something that if you don’t use it, you lose it! I find myself trying to keep

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A Beginner’s Guide to Boom Cards in Kindergarten

I’ve always been on the lookout for new and innovative ideas for my students, though I try not to get sucked into all of them. Which is probably why I didn’t give Boom Cards another thought. I  just brushed past mentions of it and completely forgot about it. When I

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Back to school read alouds are just the ticket for getting your whole group time off to an awesome start!

Back to School Read Alouds

One of my favorite times of the school year is back-to-school time, simply for the read alouds. I love being able to make a book come alive for a little one! That means voices, theatrics, and everything! I usually begin the year with reading for enjoyment and introducing concepts of

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Spiders!

Spider Activities

Hey guys and dolls, how’s it going? Oh you know, just getting ready for my favorite time of year, FALL!!!! From the weather, pumpkin spice everything, cooler weather, the beautiful colors of the fall leaves, you name it, I love it!  Autumn also brings with it some of my favorite

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Setting Goals in the Primary Classroom

Setting Goals in the Primary Classroom

Hey guys and dolls, how’s it going? Today we’re going to talk about goal setting!!! Previously we discussed introducing data notebooks in your classroom, and we’ve talked about the next steps to get them up and running. The next part that I’ve found difficult to achieve in a primary setting is how

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FREE CONCEPTS OF PRINT LESSONS

Learn how to create positive literacy experiences right from the start!