Friday Favorites - Iowa Girl Eats
Happy Friday everyone! Today the three of us – Ben, Lincoln, and myself – are heading up to Minneapolis for our first weekend trip. Eek! Ben and I have always agreed that we don’t want to be tied to the house just because we have a child, but at the same…
Magic spoon! free printable :)
I recently saw this great idea on PINTEREST.....I knew I wanted to make my own. This is such a fun, cheap and easy center to make for word work. Here is a sample of my version.... This center is easy to change depending on your word list AND it is very cheap. I got a box of 24 gold spoons for 3 dollars at Party City! :) The site TEACHER BITS AND BOB : Click here to go there has 3 free pages of printables!!!! Thanks so much for sharing your amazing idea! :)
Cool Panda Chinese Class For Kids
Lace your shoes! - Fine Motor Activity for Kids This activity is great for young children to learn how the shoe laces work. It is easy to make, fun for kids and low cost. You can use real shoe too,...
Looking For a TWIST on Spiral Math? | One Stop Teacher Shop
A Twist on Spiral Math: Read about different ways Spiral Math can be used in the classroom, and how it can help your students.
Number Facts Games: Uno Flip for Addition, Subtraction & Multiplication
This fun game can be used to help children revise mental math facts, times tables and simple mathematical equations.
It has been way too long since I filled you all in on what's been happening in my classroom. Like I said last week I am now seeing all 7 of my groups each day and it is quite a challenge to go from 2nd grade to 3rd grade to 4th grade all in one day but I have been getting by with a little help from my friends. When I sat down to begin planning for 7 different grade levels/subject areas I knew I was going to need some help from some AWESOME TPT sellers and I have definitely found it! Here…
Outdoor Play Inspiration
A little while ago I was doing some work with a cluster of schools in the North East of England when I came accross the most amazing climbing frame made...
Five for Friday! Holla!!! - Tunstall's Teaching Tidbits
At our school we can’t say Friday without saying “Holla!” Our principal started it 2 years ago on morning announcements. You know that if you start something with 6 year olds it becomes one of the Ten Commandments you better be prepared to say it for the rest of the year! Five for Friday #makethat6 #1 […]
Vocabulary is Alive in Reading and Math
Learning and using new vocabulary is emphasized in our classroom daily. Whenever I read a new book, I try to pull out a few words that may need some clarification before we start. I find that this is valuable in that the children hear me talk about the word before I read the book, and then they recognize the word when they hear it. We have a wonderful vocabulary unit that my fellow teachers and I worked on during the summer under dayle timmons' guidance. We use these books daily (fairy…
So, this week I was standing around scratching my head thinking, "Golly, what on earth am I going to do for literacy centers next week?" And, of course I'm thinking this as I'm surrounded by PILES of stuff I've accumulated but never seem to use. So, I got to thinking: Why don't I use all of my extra stuff to make reading centers? Two birds, one stone, right? I can't say that what I came up with is too terribly brilliant, but I thought I'd share a couple of activities anyways just in case…
Squish and Seek Sight Word Game - Playdough To Plato
Looking for some sight word practice that doesn't include flashcards? This easy-peasey, squeezy activity is one of our favorite sight word games!
DIY Foam Dice - Miss Kindergarten
If you know me, you know that I l.o.v.e shopping and I l.o.v.e a good bargain! Like many of you, the Target dollar spot and The Dollar Tree are my favorite places this time of year! Look at this loot I recently picked up! Isn’t it just scrumptious?! LOL I am hoping to share with […]
Transportation Theme Free Printable for Pattern Making
Use this transportation theme free printable for pattern making or language skills. The repetitive pictures and patterns make great speech therapy tools.
Early years education – Lincolnshire County Council
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