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Love Monster 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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Finally February!

I am really excited for this month of LOVE! My Valentine packet: February Activities (Writing, Math and More) BUNDLE (updated in January 2021 and formally called All You Need is LOVE) has so many math and writing activities and I know my students will enjoy all of them.   I am probably

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Cookin’ Up Some LOVE (Valentine Box Idea)

Last year, my adorable niece and my older 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! However,

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Teaching CVCe Word Patterns – Super E

Teaching CVCe word patterns to your kindergarteners and first graders can be tricky! Let’s start with first things first. What does CVCe stand for? CVCe = Consonant Vowel Consonant e In CVCe words the vowel says it’s name (the long vowel sound) and the ‘e’ on the end is silent.

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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

Do your students need practice with multiplication and division? This math packet includes practice pages, activities, games, timed-tests, and story problems to help your students learn and practice multiplication and division math facts. Check out the pictures below to learn more about this math packet. You can also check it

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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!

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! I’ve been telling my students to listen with their eyes, ears, and hearts since I first started

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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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Writing Templates {Update!}

Hello friends!! I can’t believe I only have a 1.5 weeks until school starts! YIKES! I need to get to work! In the meantime, I want to share some updates I have been working on. I have added regular writing lines to all my Primary Writing Templates (they used to

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Popcorn Word Wall

Popcorn words “POP” into your mind! They are great for your classroom Word-Wall and look so adorable. These popcorn words are on actual popcorn clip-art! To see the different popcorn words available in this packet (and their sizes) check out the pictures below. You can also check them out on

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Double ‘OO’ Glasses! {Freebie!}

—————————————————————————————————— Originally Posted on March 6, 2011 Last week we learned about the double /oo/ sound… (example: good, book, cook). This is such a hard one to remember, because it isn’t an actual vowel sound. Instead, it sounds like a muscle man flexing his huge muscles. That’s why I called in the

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Primary Writing Templates

Hello, Sweet Friends! I can’t believe yesterday was the 4th of July! Where is the summer going?!?   Yesterday {in between family BBQs} I finished up my newest unit: Primary Writing Templates for Any Occasion. This packet is a year-long tool that you can use with any topic/subject. Most of

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Did you know that vowels are STICKY?

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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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!