December is filled with winter sparkle and holiday magic in my classroom! No, really, I mean it! I know this time of year gets a bad rap for feeling overwhelming, chaotic, and a bit rushed. But it doesn’t have to be! Today I’m sharing 5, practical tips for making holiday
Do you change out your writing center materials from time to time? I love setting up a fresh new writing center every season to help build excitement about learning to write! That’s why I’m sharing 5 fun winter writing center activities to inspire your planning. These activities are low-prep, fun
Spring is my favorite season to teach! And what better way to kick off Spring with some Spring Freebies! Spring is filled with warm weather, flowers, and sunny days. In the classroom, we spend an entire week learning about flowers. We dive deep into learning about what flowers need and
Teaching about space is such a fascinating and fun subject! When teaching concepts like these, especially to young minds, using a hands-on, interactive approach is important. Engaging their growing brains in a hands-on way helps them to learn and understand new concepts in a fun way. As teachers, it seems
Winter lapbook activities are amazing because winter is a magical time! And if you ask students, many will say it is their favorite subject. I love teaching my students all about winter with an interactive winter lapbook. Winter lapbook activities are not only fun but also include skills in math,
The month of December is a time filled with fun, excitement, and lots of holiday cheer. It can also be a bit overwhelming with all the activities, parties, treats, and holiday chaos the season brings. I like to keep my students engaged with hands-on learning that features a holiday twist.
Science is one of my favorite things to teach, but can never find time to teach well. In my classroom, I’ve had to embrace lessons with cross-curricular elements to ensure that my students are exposed to all of the important topics in science that they must learn. A great place
Winter break is over, and many of us are transitioning our students back into the routines of the classroom. The first couple of weeks back from a break, I prefer to use math center activities in my room that review skills the students are already familiar with. My whole group
We love making Flippy Flaps! Flippy Flaps are lapbooks that students create throughout the week to store their learning. These are great for students to look back on to see what they have learned and also great to take home and share with families about what they learned at school.
Happy New Year! January is one of my favorite months in teaching! Not only are we just coming back from winter break, but this time of the year is when I can really start to see so much progress and growth in my kids. It makes me so excited!