Tag: free download

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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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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Fun Freebies for February!

Don’t Eat Pete is a fun game to play at your classroom Valentine’s Day party! This game will quickly become a class favorite– my students love this game so much! This free game download includes an Editable Sight Word Edition, the original version (which is perfect for Halloween or any

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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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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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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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Don’t Eat Pete (Valentine’s Day Version)

Looking for a fun, easy game for your Valentine’s Day Party? Don’t Eat Pete is a fun game for home or school! My students love this game so much, that I decided to make a Valentine’s Day version! I’m sure this game will be a fun addition to your classroom

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How Many More Days Until Christmas???

My students will be making these Christmas countdown chains next week with our sixth grade buddies. {FYI: First graders can do this activity on their own, it just takes longer.} I got this activity from my wonderful team mate and former first grade teacher {she says I probably made it when I

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“No Nose-Picking Zone” Poster

Cold season is just around the corner and my little first graders can’t seem to keep their fingers out of their noses!! I have made this No Nose-Picking poster that we will be talking about on Monday. Hopefully this will remind my students to get a Kleenex instead!! You can

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POW! A Zeno Sight Word Game (FREEBIE!)

Hello, Friends! Happy Monday!!! (Wait… Is there such a thing as a happy Monday??!) Here is a Zeno sight word game I like to play with my students during small groups or guided reading. It’s called POW! A Zeno Sight Word Game and your students will LOVE it! This game

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Don’t Eat Pete!

Don’t Eat Pete is a fun game for home or school! I’ve been playing it since I was a little girl and it is definitely a family favorite. It’s been fun to share it with my own kids and students over the years. This free download includes an Editable Sight

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My House All Year (Teaching Months)

Please Note: This post includes Amazon Affiliate links. Hello, Friends! I hope you are all having a good week… thank goodness it is almost Friday! (This teacher needs a WEEKEND!!) Before I head to bed, I wanted to share a writing activity that I started with my students this week.

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Bulletin Board Ideas

Wooohooo! My back-to-school bulletin board is finished! *Insert sigh of relief!* I have a love/hate relationship with bulletin boards. I love thinking of the idea, I hate carrying it out {it’s stressful}, and I love the finished product. This year I am going to continue with the same circus/carnival theme

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friend assessment

The first few weeks of school can be such a whirl wind! From the moment I first meet my little cuties, I feel like I am going from one thing to the next without even skipping a beat {or taking a breath, for that matter}! Not only do I need

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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!