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Witches’ Brew (Freebie!)

Happy October! October is my absolute favorite month! I love Halloween and all of the magic that comes with it. One of my favorite things to do in October is teach my students the Witches’ Brew song by Hap Palmer. It is so much fun to sing and it ALWAYS

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Valentine, I PICK YOU!

I have another non-candy Valentine for you… I know, I am on a roll! These nose pencil sharpeners are my new favorite! I am pretty sure that these will be a crowd pleaser, whether you give them out to your first grade students or co-workers.  Materials Needed: Nose Pencil Sharpeners Pencils

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Emoji Valentine Sack Template

Do you make valentine sacks with your students? Your students will adore these “Emoji Valentine Sacks” and they are perfect for holding valentines on Valentine’s Day. Your students can create their own emoji character by choosing which eyes, mouth, and accessory to add, or they can create one of the emoji

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I “Wand” You To Be My Valentine!

My daughter is SO excited to share these wand Valentines with her friends this year! She is all things fancy, princess, and ballerina, so these are perfect for her! I love how they aren’t full of sugar and I am all about non-candy Valentines this year (and every year really).

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Valentine, You Are Just WRITE!

I really love this non-candy (candy-free) Valentine idea from “I Can Teach My Child” and had to put my own twist on it! Click here to check out her original post. My son is all about these shuttle pens lately and wants to use them every time we practice writing

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EASY Gingerbread House Party at School

Have you ever thought about decorating Gingerbread houses with your class? YOU SHOULD!!! I had a Gingerbread House Decorating Party with my class every year and it was the best tradition! IT was a stress free party… I am not lying! Here are the things you can do to have

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Classroom Halloween Party Ideas

Oh my goodness! Where is time going? I am still trying to get over the fact that summer is gone and over and it’s almost October? I wanted to share some pictures from a fun Halloween party I had in my classroom. I have always been blessed with *amazing* room

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DIY Easter Bunny Banner

Last Spring I fell in love with an adorable Easter Bunny Banner from Pottery Barn. Instead of buying it though, I thought to myself, “I could make this!” And this weekend I did make it and it was SO easy!! I love it even more than the one at the

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St. Patrick’s Day Joke Book (Freebie)

For St. Patrick’s Day, you can give your students this fun, free St. Patrick’s Day Joke Book! (You can print one out for each child or make one for your classroom library and read the jokes to your students throughout the day on St. Patrick’s Day.) But let me warn you,

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Who is Worth More to You Than Gold?

Think about this: Who is worth more to you than gold? Who came to your mind first? Who would you write about? I love asking this question to my students. Their responses are always so, SO sweet. This fun, March activity will get your students excited about St. Patrick’s Day,

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Teaching Fact & Opinion with FUNKY Shoes!

You will need to channel your inner Ms. Frizzle to teach fact and opinion with this packet. This resource is designed to aid you in teaching your students about the basic differences between facts and opinions. You will begin these lessons by decorating your own pair of funky shoes. I

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Puzzle Photo Album

*Please Note: This post includes Amazon Affiliate Links.   When I came across this blog post HERE from Love Them Madly, I knew I had to make a puzzle photo album for my little guy too! I actually made it for his first birthday, and he loved it even more

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Summer Reading Challenges 2021

As teachers you work so hard to teach your students to read during the school year. So, of course, you want them to continue reading during the summer! You definitely don’t want them to lose anything they have gained during the year and you want them to keep improving during

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POW! A Zeno Sight Word Game

This FREE activity takes regular, boring flashcards and turns them into a fun, competitive game. Your students won’t even realize they are learning!