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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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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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The Classroom Kindness Project

    This fun Daily Kindness Challenge will give your students a different challenge to focus on each day.     Your students will have so much fun sending sunshine to someone they care about or doing service for someone and leaving “The Secret Serve Star” behind.     The

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Homeschool Care Package

*Please Note: This post includes affiliate links.* If you know me well, then you know that I am SUPER close with my family. Knowing that, you can probably imagine how sad I was when my sister moved across the country! (GAH! And right when I had my baby… COME BACK!)  Even though

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A Twist on Writing Goals!

HAPPY NEW YEAR! Have you thought about your goals for the new year? When you get back to school, are your going to set goals with your students? (YES! Of course your are!) I have a fun goal writing craft that you and your students are going to love! (It’s

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Happy, Happy December!

I’ve always loved Christmastime, but Christmas with a kid??? WAY more fun! I’ve had so much fun showing my little guy all the joys of Christmas and he’s loving all the “lights!”  I’ve been warned about having a baby with a Christmas tree and everyone keeps telling me that he’ll

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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!