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!
Latest Seasonal Posts

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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Christmas Crafts in the Classroom

Not sure how to incorporate Christmas Crafts in the classroom? Read on here to learn how and why! I’ve taught primarily first and second grade for my entire teaching career, and doing Christmas crafts in the classroom are some of my favorite activities to plan! I know some teachers have

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Halloween Sentence Building Activities for Writing Complete Sentences

Teaching students how to write complete sentences is such an important skill, so make it fun with these Halloween sentence building activities this fall! When students learn how to write complete sentences filled with descriptive details, their writing improves immensely. Related Post: 10 Spooktacular Halloween Classroom Activities Teaching Students What

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Summer Learning to Keep Student Skills Sharp

As we head into the end of the school year, you’ll be talking about the summer slide with your students and families. Don’t let all of the hard work of this school year slip over the summer! Keep student skills sharp summer learning activities.

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5 Keys to a Stress Free 100th Day of School

If you’re a primary teacher, part of our everyday routine is counting to the 100th day of school. And it will come as no surprise that the 100th day of school is pretty special! Not only is it quite the milestone, but you finally get to regroup all of tens

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Free Apple Activities for K-2 Classrooms

Fall is here, and that means it’s time for all things APPLES! I absolutely LOVE using apples for teaching so many skills and standards. I’ve rounded up over ten free apple activities for kindergarten through 2nd grade! Don’t forget to check out these related posts for Fall: 6 Fall Reading

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10 Books for Building Classroom Community

I don’t know about you, but I LOVE finding new picture books to read during the first few weeks of school! These picture books are all about building classroom community, which is what we spend a ton of time doing at the beginning of the year! I’ve rounded up TEN

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Meet the Teacher Night

How to have a Successful Meet the Teacher Night Back to school time and meet the teacher is just around the corner! One of the most important things we do at the beginning of the year is to share our classroom information with students and families. Everything from classroom expectations,

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Winter Math Activities & Centers

It’s cold and snowy, so what’s a better way to warm up your classroom than snowy-themed winter math activities! Winter Math Activities for Subtraction Today I wanted to quickly share with you a fun freebie for your math centers! I think it is absolutely ESSENTIAL that you differentiate your guided

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12 Free December Classroom Activities

We all know how crazy the month of December can be, so I’ve collaborated with some amazing friends to put together a round up of FREE December classroom activities and resources to use with your first grade or second grade students! Take a Look at 12+ FREE December Classroom Activities

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5+ Christmas Math and Reading Activities

Download 5 FREE holiday math activities! Get 5 free holiday math activities including seasonal board games, puzzles, crafts, and more! You’re not alone if you feel like the month of December is always crazy busy. Schedule changes, class parties, general excitement and energy from students… it’s a lot! You can

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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 Spiral review

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