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Halloween Joke Book (Freebie)

Instead of candy, you can give your students this fun Halloween Joke Book! But let me warn you, once you give them these books, they will be telling you these jokes all week (start practicing your fake laugh)! Click on the image to download it, for free, in my TpT shop.  Candy Corn

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Silly {Little} Pumpkins

Please Note: This post may include Amazon affiliate links. October is my favorite month! I absolutely love pumpkins, fall, and all things Halloween. So, when I saw this fanged pumpkin tutorial from Martha Stewart, I had to try it right away! I made them with my family and they all turned

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Secret Code Freebie

Even as an adult, I think secret codes are so much fun! My students have always loved secret codes, too. I have used secret codes in my classroom as a fun way to practice spelling and letter writing. Secret codes are a fun mystery that any student can solve! I’ve

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Apple Mason Jars

When I saw this adorable Apple Mason Jar Tutorial over at The 36th Avenue, I knew I had to try it right away! Mason jars are pretty darn cute all by themselves, so painted as an apple THEY ARE STINKIN’ ADORABLE and perfect for Back-2-School gifts! I made 20 of

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Rocks ROCK!!! (Igneous, Metamorphic, & Sedimentary)

This science packet focuses on IGNEOUS, SEDIMENTARY, and METAMORPHIC rocks and is perfect for 1st-3rd Grade. Your students will love the activities in this packet! This Rock Packet Includes: Rock Notebook for Students Rock Notebook for Teachers (detailed) Worksheets/Assessments 3 Rock Type Characters Cute Rock Craft Rock Cycle Charts Rock Type

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Managing Bathroom Breaks at School

I recently uploaded a new packet to TpT called: Classroom Management Made Easy! Ever since I finished this packet, I’ve had classroom management on my brain. I’ve really been reflecting on how I’ve done things for the last four years in my own classroom. One thing, in particular, that I’d

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Classroom Management Made Easy!

It’s time that I shared a secret with you. For a few years I’ve been using a classroom management strategy that is a piece of cake to manage and super successful for even the most challenging of students. I should also mention that it’s easy to implement, as well. 🙂

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Back-2-School Activities

My favorite way to start the school year is with this adorable “All About Me” doll and book. They always turn out super precious and they become a keepsake for each of my students. My students love working on these and they are always super proud of the finished product.

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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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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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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!