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Classroom Schedule Template

I love planning out my classroom schedule during the summer. I spend wayyyyy too much time on it and it’s something I am always tweaking! Even after the first week of school, I move things around… making a schedule is a continual process for me. Here is a free download

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End of the School Year FUN!

I can’t believe the end of the school year is near!! How does time keep passing by so quickly?? Here are some fun little crafts I’ve made with my students to celebrate summer and the end of the school year. Here Comes the Sun Writing Activity: This summer craftivity is

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Inflectional Word Endings Packet (-ed, -ing)

Last week we learned about word endings (-s, -ed, -ing). My students had a lot of fun with these activities and they loved the “ed” and “ing” posters I made for them. The “-ing” poster has young kids on it, because when words end with “-ing” it means it is

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Contraction Magic!

Hello, Friends! While I am anxiously awaiting the arrival of my sweet baby (did I mention I was pregnant and due any day?) I put together this fun packet. I am literally enduring pregnancy contractions and we are learning about contractions in first grade. Apparently, I really have contractions on

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Love Monster Valentine Sacks

Starting now, the Love Monster Sacks are now sold separately on TpT!  (This craft is also still available in my February Packet: All You Need is Love!)         Here are the gift sacks that will fit these Love Monsters:

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Finally February!

Heeeelllllooooooo February! As a teacher, this is one of my favorite months to celebrate with my students. I love all the kindness and friendship activities that I can easily tie into this fun month of love. All month I’ll be using activities from my February Packet: All You Need is

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Cookin’ Up Some LOVE (Valentine Box Idea)

Last year, my adorable niece and sister came up with the CUTEST valentine box idea: It’s an OVEN! How cute is that??!  My niece’s classmates had to open the oven to put their valentines inside.  Hands-down this is the cutest valentine’s day box I have ever laid eyes on… Take

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CVCe Packet Update!

Hello there!  I hope you are enjoying your longgg weekend!  I’ve just updated one of my favorite packets on TpT.  If you already own this packet, then be sure to re-download it. Keep scrolling to see the updates/additions to this packet! As usual, my students are in love with SUPER

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Easy Neighbor Gift!

Hello there! As you know, this blog is called The Teacher Wife and well… this post is a little less teacher and a little MORE wife! I love Christmastime and I seriously live in the best neighborhood. I’ve been looking for a great way to show my neighbors how much

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Multiplication and Division Math Packet

Before you start reading, I know what you are thinking… Lindsey, you are a first grade teacher. Why are you making multiplication and division packets on TpT? Well, remember my Double-Digit Math Packet? Since I created that packet a few years ago, I have had many requests to make a

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Mummy Bulletin Board

I have mentioned before that I have parent volunteers decorate my hallway bulletin board. They always do such a good job and I’m always so happy with the results! I wanted to share with you all my adorable, Halloween bulletin board: The kids love it!! They think is is pretty

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Halloween Party Ideas

I wanted to share some pictures from our classroom Halloween party. I have always been blessed with *amazing* room parents and the parents that planned this party really went to town! (My sister from the Best Day Ever Blog helped plan everything!) The kids had a blast and it was

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I can listen! {Freebie!}

Happy Monday, Friends! I hope you all are having a great school year! I am loving my new group of kids. We are already into our third week of school and the wiggles are coming out! (It doesn’t help that it is still so nice and sunny outside.) I’ve been

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Organize Your Reading Supplies!

Shoo! It has taken me nearly 3 years of teaching to figure this out, so it’s something I definitely need to share with you all! I’VE FINALLY FIGURED OUT A STRESS-FREE WAY TO ORGANIZE MY READING SUPPLIES!!! I love the way I organize my reading supplies now, and I love

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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!