ABCs – K to 3 Facebook Group

Back to School

If you are a primary teacher (kinder, first, second, or third) and you like collaborating and sharing ideas with other teachers then I have the Facebook group for you!  Ashley from The Blessed OCDiva and I have a Primary…

Book Review – Be Your Own Hero

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I love using picture books in the classroom to teach social emotional skills and my class loved reading Be Your Own Hero by Lisa King! Thank you to @nationalcenterforyouthissues for sharing this book with me! Be Your Own Hero is…

100th Day Birthday Party

Holidays

The 100th Day of School is a big deal especially in kindergarten and first grade. Last year when I was starting to plan out our celebration for it in first grade I wanted to do something a little different.…

Kindness Cards FREEBIE

Holidays

The holiday season is quickly upon us! Years ago I used to do Elf on the Shelf in the classroom, but had been looking for a way to promote kindness during the holiday season! In comes…Kindness Cards! I use…

Fun Review Games for the Classroom

Language, Math, Reading

Reviewing content does not have to be boring! Reviewing is necessary and to make it more meaningful we need to make it engaging and fun! Check out five ideas below for fun review games you could use in your…

Book Review – Coding Capers

Books

This post may contain affiliate links for your convenience. Coding Capers – Luci and the Missing Robot by Angela Cleveland and Tamara Zentic is the perfect book to use to introduce coding to your class. In this story, Luci’s…

Book Review – I’m Stretched

Books

This post may contain affiliate links for your convenience. I’m Stretched by Julia Cook is about a girl who feels stressed trying to tackle all of the things on her plate (homework, school projects, soccer tryouts). This is a…

Writing Workshop Round-Up

Writing, Writing Workshop

Writing Workshop is a wonderful way to teach writing in your classroom. My favorite part about it is the focus is on kids actually writing and the majority of the lesson is focused on that. I’ve written a number…

Advice for New Teachers

Back to School

Back to school season is upon us and I always take a little time to reflect back on my first year teaching during this time. I remember being a brand new teacher, fresh out of college, about to teach…