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Making Friendship Bracelets: A Getting to Know You Activity

The #1 Getting to Know You Activity for Kids

If you’re in the middle of planning new getting to know you activities for back to school, try this one! Whether you’re an adult or a kid, making new friends can be an exciting and somewhat nerve-wracking task! As a millennial, I grew up making friendship bracelets or going to

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Free Solar Eclipse Printables

7 Free Solar Eclipse Classroom Activities

Are you looking for quick, easy, and free solar eclipse classroom activities for the 2024 Great American Total Solar Eclipse? Look no further! 7 Solar Eclipse Classroom Activities Here in Indiana, we’re in the path of totality, so many schools are not in session or are having e-learning days. Today I’m

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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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10 Lessons for Estimating Length Measurement

10 Tricks & Measurement Lessons for Estimating Length

Looking for fun measurement tips, tricks, and math lessons for estimating lengths? I’ve rounded up my top 10 activities and ideas for you to use with 1st, 2nd, or 3rd grade students! Estimating Length Lesson Tips & Tricks Start by Building an Anchor Chart: Grab your chart paper and write

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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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13 Quick & Easy Place Value Games for 2nd Grade

I love finding new place value games and activities because one of the most important math concepts in 1st and 2nd grade is place value! Students must have a strong understanding of place value to help them with subsequent math concepts. Here’s a round up of fun place value games,

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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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15 quick tips for successful parent teacher conferences

15 Tips for Successful Parent Teacher Conferences

Parent-teacher conferences are an essential part of the school year. Preparing for and conducting these conferences can sometimes be a bit challenging. It’s natural to feel a mix of excitement and nervousness! Remember, parent teacher conferences are not just an opportunity to inform parents about academic achievements; they’re a chance

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Super Simple Free Math Goal Sheets for K-3 Students

These free student math goal sheets are one of the simplest ways to help students, parents, and teachers track progress on important math skills. When working with early elementary students, especially those in K-3, it can be overwhelming to track every single math goal and skill. That’s why these math

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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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Guided Math Starter Kit

In this free Guided Math Starter Kit, download lesson plans for launching guided math, planning templates, student data tracking, and so much more!

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