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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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
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
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
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,
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
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
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
Every year I absolutely love doing all the fall classroom activities. When I can integrate thematic reading and writing activities, it’s a win-win! Just like when I shared about apple ideas during September, these fall classroom activities and ideas are perfect for October and November! 5 Fall Classroom Activities 1.
At the beginning of the year, it’s so important to set up procedures and expectations for everything, but ESPECIALLY when it comes to your math centers. That’s why I let my students spend time exploring math manipulatives! In order to have successful math rotations, students must know how to complete
I always love getting creative with my students, and they LOVE making ornaments. This year, I wanted to make sure we made something that really showcased each child’s unique, creative personality. I’m just not a fan of the foam/sticker cookie cutter ornaments that all look the same. This year I