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Back to School Bulletin Board

This bulletin board says “We’re the BRIGHTEST CRAYONS in the box!” making it perfect for back to school. If you wanted to make this bulletin board for Teacher Appreciation week, then you could saying something like, “Because of Mrs./Mr. ______ we are the BRIGHTEST CRAYONS in the box!” This bulletin

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Teacher Appreciation Printable

Are you room parent this year? This teacher appreciation printable is perfect for teacher appreciation week. Have your child show how much they care by by writing their teacher a nice note! If each student in the class is completing this page, then you can bind it into a book

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Hands-On Plant Lesson: Silly Grass Head Template

I first posted about these silly grass heads on my blog in 2011 when I was teaching about the plant life cycle to my own first grade students. Since then you guys have made them wildly popular on Pinterest. (THANK YOU!!!) I can’t even tell you how many emails and

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Thank You For Helping Me Bloom

This Valentine is perfect for a teacher or coworker. I don’t know anyone who doesn’t love getting beautiful flowers as a gift. As a teacher, I’d prefer to get flowers over candy (but it doesn’t hurt to throw in a gift card somewhere, of course). You can attach this tag

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Heart Attack For Your Kid’s Door

Your kids (or significant other) will love waking up to a heart decorated door on Valentine’s Day! All you have to do is download this free printable from my FREE RESOURCE LIBRARY, print onto card stock, cut out the hearts, write on the hearts with a black marker, and tape

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Valentine Bingo

This Valentine Bingo Set is perfect for class parties or family gatherings during the month of February! This set has fun holiday images for Valentine’s Day including hearts, yummy deserts, Cupid, valentines, flowers, lady bugs, teddy bears, and so much more! This set comes with 30 different variations of the

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Free Daily Schedule

This free download includes a daily routine or schedule outline that is perfect for homeschooling, distance learning, teachers, long school breaks, sahms, and summer vacation. Included below is an example of how I use this schedule in my home. You can download it from my FREE RESOURCE LIBRARY by clicking HERE!

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Secret Christmas Message – Free Printable

Your kids will have so much fun with this secret Christmas message and decipher wheel! This secret message can be from Santa, your Elf on the Shelf, or from you. There is a secret message already included with this free printable (see pic below), but there is also a blank

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Halloween Bingo

This Halloween Bingo Set is perfect for class parties or family gatherings! It has fun holiday images for Halloween including pumpkins, witches, spiders, a haunted house, Dracula, Frankenstein, and of course, candy! It comes with 30 different variations of the bingo boards and caller cards (and can accommodate up to

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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!

These nose pencil sharpener Valentines are my new favorite (and my son LOVES them, too)! I am pretty sure that these will be a crowd pleaser, whether you give them out to your first grade students, child’s friends, or co-workers.  Materials Needed: Nose Pencil Sharpeners Pencils Washi Tape Hot Glue White

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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

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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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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!