September Classroom Ideas

Fall is coming and today I’m excited to share some September classroom ideas with you! September Book Suggestions: Please note Amazon affiliate links are included in this post for your convenience.  As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying…

Dot Day Ideas for the Classroom

Room Transformations

What is Dot Day? Dot Day is celebrated September 15th-ish.  This fun day focuses on Peter Reynold’s book – The Dot.  The Dot is a fantastic read aloud that focuses on the importance of growth mindset! I love doing…

Digit Place – Engaging Place Value Game

Math

Place value is an important skill in math and one that we practice a lot in the primary grades. Today I’m excited to share with you one of my favorite games that focuses on place value and it’s one…

5 Amazon Must-Have Items for Primary Teachers

Back to School

The beginning of the school year is near and that means it’s time for NEW teacher supplies! There is nothing better than freshly sharpened pencils, crayons that are fresh out of the package, and more!  I wanted to share…

Back to School Classroom Ideas

Back to School

Back to School is coming and today I’m excited to share some back to school classroom ideas with you! I know some of us go back to school as early as July so I wanted to make sure this…

Computer Log-In Tip

Does it drive you crazy when you get asked, “Teacher – what’s my computer log-in for….?”  If you answered yes, you are not alone! Computer log-ins are even frustrating for adults. Every log-in requires different things and it can…

8 Favorite Writing Mentor Texts

Writing

I love using a good picture book to start any lesson – reading, writing, and math! Today I’m going to share with you my 8 Favorite Writing Mentor Texts. Please note Amazon affiliate links are included in this post…

May Classroom Ideas

Last Week of School

The end of the school year is finally here and today I’m excited to share some May classroom ideas with you! May Book Suggestions: Please note Amazon affiliate links are included in this post for your convenience.  As an…

Comparing and Contrasting Fiction Stories

Reading

Comparing and contrasting fiction stories is one of my favorite ELA literature skills to teach! There are so many fun books you can use and I love using thinking maps to help the kids with their comparisons. In this…