Tag: art

Have You Met SUPER E??? (CVCe Words)

This week we are learning about CVCe words and I introduced my students to SUPER E! Let’s just say that they are crazy about him and he’s really captured their attention! Teaching CVCe word patterns to your kindergarteners and first graders can be tricky! Let’s start with first things first.

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all about biographies!

In my second grade classroom, we are all about biographies! {Confession: I think most biographies are quite boring… but of course I would never tell my students that… and even if I did, they wouldn’t believe me. They think biographies are pretty much the coolest thing ever. EVER.} To make biographies

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You Are Worth More Than Gold!

Your students will love this FUN St. Patrick’s Day writing packet! This download includes the templates needed to complete the writing activity “Who is Worth More Than Gold” and the bulletin board display. Students can assemble their own pot of gold and write about someone who means a lot to

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Predicting

Today we talked a whole lot about predicting… and the SUPER Bowl! To be honest, I know N-O-T-H-I-N-G about football, so I had to recruit my husband and some of my students to help me on this one. I’m sure you have seen this adorable football craft created by A Cupcake

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teacher tip: permanent markers & whiteboards

Hello sweet friends! I hope you are having a good week. 🙂 I wanted to share a little tip I learned from a friend that involves a permanent marker and whiteboard. You are probably wondering what these two things have in common… because who in their right mind would use

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tutorial: candy corn art

I am so excited for October, because Halloween might be one of my favorite holidays (besides my birthday)! Last year we made this darling candy corn art (thanks to my wonderful teacher friend) and it hung from our ceiling during October. My students had a lot of fun making these and they

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DIY magnetic art wall

Last year I had a “cursed” wall. I wish I took a picture of it for you, because it really was cursed. It was ugly, damaged, and I couldn’t staple a thing into it. I covered it with butcher paper (by taping and gluing it down) and used it as

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Mini Leprechaun Hats

Have you ever made leprechaun hats? Not for your students, but hats for the actual, “REAL” leprechauns?? They are so fun and your students will LOVE them! To make the hats, you will need to decorate Styrofoam cups with markers (I used 8 oz cups). Then your students will leave them on

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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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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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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!