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Teaching Vowels – Free Printable

A, E, I, O, U and sometimes Y – They are the vowels and the glue that stick the words together. This is a great visual for your classroom and will help your students remember which letters are vowels. It’s also important to teach your students that every word NEEDS

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I Can Read 100 Books!

A few months ago, I challenged my first graders to read 100 books! My students all had different reactions to this challenge… Most got really excited and started right way. Some thought it was absolutely impossible. (It’s hard enough to count to 100… let alone read 100 books!) However, no matter

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fact family mini unit & giveaway

Since this is my first year teaching, I am trying so hard to cover all my bases.  When it comes to math, I am having a hard time. The math program I was given is hard for me to teach with, because it doesn’t mesh well with my teaching style.

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george washington artwork

I never really enjoyed history… and I didn’t pay attention to it in school growing up. Now that I am a first grade teacher, I have to teach it… right? I am actually learning a lot about the presidents… and guess what… I like it! Check out these cute Georgies:

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Valentine’s Day Madness

Whew! Do I get a medal for surviving Valentine’s Day in first grade? It was crazy, but so FUN! I felt like a kid again. We started off the day making valentine’s for their parents. You can get this cute activity from my packet February Writing Activities and Crafts. Click HERE

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You Make My Heart Glow

This glow stick Valentine has been a favorite for years! You can find glow sticks at the dollar store or grocery store for super cheap. Then you can download the FREE Valentine tag from my FREE RESOURCE LIBRARY by clicking HERE! Your students will love it! Copy onto white card

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money management

In my classroom, all of my desks are in groups/teams. I can’t stand to have them any other way. Because we are learning about money, the teams all have a money related name. When I first introduced the “money teams” they had to earn tallies for their teams individually. We

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Valentine’s Day Sack

Your students will adore these “Love Monster Sacks” and they are perfect for holding valentines on Valentine’s Day. This download includes all the templates needed for your class to make their own Love Monster Sacks (heads, eyes, hands, feet, horns, hearts, mustache, and more). This craft also comes with a

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Classroom Valentine Sacks

Your students will adore these “Love Monster Sacks” and they are perfect for holding valentines on Valentine’s Day. This download includes all the templates needed for your class to make their own Love Monster Sacks (heads, eyes, hands, feet, horns, hearts, mustache, and more). This craft also comes with a

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vocabulary word hunt

I always try to make vocabulary activities really fun for my students, because I want them to remember the words. When they have fun, it’s almost like I “trick” them into learning and I LOVE it! My students get so excited when they walk in the room from P.E. (or computer)

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100 year old first graders

I hope I look this cute when I am 100 years old… This fun idea was inspired by Finally in First and I when I saw them, I knew had to make them with my first graders! Our 100’s Day was cut a little short, because it was parent-teacher conference (SEP) week

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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!