01-24-2016

Groundhog Day Handwriting Freebie!

Groundhog Day Handwriting Freebie

Groundhog Day in first grade is always so much fun! I want to share some cute handwriting pages I just made with you so you’ll be ready for February 2nd early this year! Click below to grab a freebie with some cute groundhog jokes in cursive and print versions.

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01-01-2016

Happy New Year!

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At this point in the school year our classroom crayon supply has been through a lot of trauma! I’m planning to surprise my first grade friends with fresh new boxes on Monday morning.

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07-31-2015

Inspiration for a New School Year

Every child deserves a champion

The end of July always has me feeling a bit anxious about all of the work ahead of me to start a new school while simultaneously trying to squeeze as much relaxation from summer break as possible. I don’t think I’m the only teacher who feels unsettled at this time of year (at least I hope I’m not alone!).

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05-01-2015

Fairy Tale Snacks

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Today was our Fairy Tale Feast and we had a blast! A blast that was also super exhausting but a blast none the less. The kids dressed up as their favorite fairy tale characters and it was super cute! Obviously Elsa & Anna were well represented as well as an assortment of princesses, wolves, pigs, pirates, & one Little Red Riding Hood.

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04-27-2015

Telling Time Song for Kindergarten and First Grade

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04-22-2015

Instagram for Teachers: Earth Day Edition

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Earth Day is all over the teacher-gram this evening! I have found so many amazing Earth Day projects that I’m definitely penciling in for next year’s celebration. Here are my favorites- be sure to click on the blue names to visit the teachers with these cute ideas!

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04-14-2015

Learning about Clouds in First Grade

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I love teaching about weather each spring. The kids always get so into it and there are so many fun activities & experiments we do together. This year I upgraded my song cards for one of my favorite weather songs all about clouds. I would love to give credit to the clever teacher who wrote these words to go along with the tune of “When the Saints Come Marching In” but I’m not sure of the origins and I have seen it in many classrooms, both online & real life.  Please let me know if it’s you! Click any of the images below to grab a copy for your class.

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04-11-2015

Instagram for Teachers: Insta-Teaching Posts of the Week

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Instagram has become my favorite place (after Pinterest, of course!) to find new teaching ideas & inspiration. Here are my favorite posts from the past week. Be sure to click on each name in blue below and follow these awesome teachers!

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04-06-2015

Free Baseball Reading Response Activities

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03-13-2015

Rainbow Shamrock Craft Freebie

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