Seasonal

Planning seasonal, holiday lessons doesn't have to be stressful! Have fun with these teaching tips, games, centers, and activities for every season! Grab some seasonal freebies, too!
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Making slime in the classroom

7 Easy Steps for Making Slime in the Classroom

Making slime in the classroom has always been one of my students’ favorite activities, especially at the end of the year. It doesn’t have to be as intimidating as you might initially think! If you’re hoping to find the easiest classroom slime recipe and integrate a little reading, writing, and

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9 Partner Activities for Your Spring Math Games

As gloomy winter exits and spring arrives, what better way to celebrate the sunshine than with spring math games? It’s time to infuse some springtime excitement into your math centers! Today I’m sharing all about spring math games packed with 1st and 2nd grade math skills. The best part? They

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10 Math activities for the 100th day of school

10 Math Activities for the 100th Day of School

I love celebrating the 100th day of school with fun math activities! Even if your students have celebrated in past years, you can find new ways to celebrate! Here are 10 engaging math activities for your 100th day of school celebrations: 10 Math Activities for the 100th Day of School

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5 Fun Gingerbread Classroom Activities for 1st & 2nd Grade

Gingerbread classroom activities are so much fun during the month of December! There’s something festive about thematic gingerbread activities, so today I’m providing a list of 5 fun gingerbread activities you can enjoy with your students. 5 Gingerbread Classroom Activities 1. Gingerbread Math Games: These no prep games are so

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10 Halloween Classroom Activities for 1st Grade & 2nd Grade

10 Spooktacular Halloween Classroom Activities

If there’s one thing I love about the end of October, it’s finding tons of new Halloween classroom activities to try! Today I’ve rounded up 10 spooktacular Halloween classroom activities to add to your math, reading, and writing plans! Halloween Classroom Activities 1. Halloween No Prep Math Games: These games are

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3 Tips for New 2nd Grade Teachers

I’m going to begin this by saying what all 2nd grade teachers know is true: 2nd grade is the BEST grade to teach. It is truly the sweet spot in elementary! Students are fairly independent. You don’t spend recess tying shoes. Students still love coming to school each day, and

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Free Holiday Math Activities for December

If you’re anything like me, then you love the holidays! The holiday season is such a fun and exciting time in the classroom. It’s busy and chaotic but so much fun! One of my favorite ways to celebrate is to incorporate holiday math activities into my lessons. Check out these

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Surviving the First Day Back After a Break

Nothing makes me want to stay in bed and avoid going to work more than having to teach after a break or holiday. Whether it’s fall break, Halloween, winter break, or spring break, heading back to work after being off is downright difficult for everyone! Better yet, if you aren’t

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4 Back to School Teacher Tips You Must Do

Let’s be honest, back to school is stressful no matter how many years you’ve been teaching. That’s why I’ve curated my top 4 back to school teacher tips you MUST do! Use this blog post as a guide to simplify back to school whether you’re a new teacher or just

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Slime Freebie

Teach your students how to make slime and follow a recipe at the same time! With this fun freebie, students will read the recipe for making slime, complete the comprehension questions, and then make slime!

Free Subtraction Strategies Sheet!

This free chart includes a 2-digit version, a 3-digit version, and a blank version! Leave your email below and print your copy immediately!