Here’s a perfect writing craftivity to go along with the Mystery Genre. I used this activity with my second graders in guided reading groups. Each group read a Cam Jansen mystery together. To summarize their story, they each created a top secret case file. That included clues they found while they read, a summary […]
Kindergarten Rocks Shirt Template
Subbing this year brought me all around… but I think my favorite place to be was in Kindergarten with four great Kindergarten teachers. I learned lots from being in some of their classrooms and felt very much at home! Now I am preparing to switch gears and finish out the year in third grade… Pete the […]
Learning Games to Make!
I recently created a gift basket from Teaching Heart to be used in a auction for a fundraiser… It included games for learning. I thought I would share the games in the baskets and the printables used to make them. Above is a regular Jenga game turned into a fun math game! Played just like […]
Gift of Reading Exchange
I shared this idea a few years ago from my son’s third grade teacher. Now, my daughter was lucky enough to get the same teacher for third. I just love this idea, I had to share it again!!! First she sent home a letter explaining that each student would be sharing the gift of reading […]
Back to School Color a Rhyme Free to Print!
I know a lot of teachers are back at school this week or getting ready to go back! I made a quick free activity for you to download. It is a color a rhyme for back to school! I hope you enjoy it! May I suggest you make back to school easy with our bundle… […]
Monthly Reading Logs – Feb. Free!
Just uploaded the monthly reading logs I used in my special education and second grade classrooms. I attached these to the monthly homework calendar. Just an easy way for students to record the minutes they read. They then return the sheet at the end of the month. You can download the Feb. one for free […]
Following Directions Activity Sheets!
Just added 8 following direction sheets to my store ! Plus of course I have a free one for you in this post! Here are 8 pages of Following Direction activity sheets. Students read directions and complete sheet. May also be used for listening comprehension practice by having the teacher read the bottom portion of […]
Crack the Code K Sight Word Activity
I made some sight word activities for my daughter to review her Kindergarten Sight Words. I figure I will add the first grade words as we go through the summer break. Here is a crack the code activity sheet I made her. She loves these now that she know her words pretty well. I have […]
Candy Land Beginning Sounds Edition
A few weeks back I shared pictures of the Sight Word Candy Land Game I made for my daughter’s Kindergarten teacher here. I couldn’t resist making another when the boards were on sale at ToysRus last week for 5.99. Below is the Beginning Sounds Edition I made for my favorite Pre-K Teacher… Below that are […]
The Gift of Reading…
I hope you all had a wonderful Christmas! I had a great one filled with family and friends. It was nice and relaxing. All was Merry and Bright!!! So Merry and Bright that I have not updated the blog is sometime… Oppppssss…. Hopefully posts will become regular again now that all the holiday parties have […]