Tag: TpT

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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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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A Teacher’s Plan Book

I have so many summer projects going on, and I am excited to show you my first finished product! This Teacher Plan Book will help you get organized for the upcoming school year and can easily used from year-to-year! It is also affordable, practical, and ink friendly. All the planner pages come in B&W

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All About Biographies: Update

I have updated my All About Biographies unit on TpT and I’ve added four new activities! (BTW: You can view my original post about this unit here.) My students started their autobiographies last week and they will present their final pieces at our school’s Literacy Night! I love teaching my

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Gold for Good Behavior!

Oh man… when it comes to behavior my little sweeties have been struggling lately! I think spring fever has kicked in and all they want to do is go outside and play in the sunshine (too bad it is going to snow this weekend)… My old tricks haven’t exactly been

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Shamrock Measuring

This March activity will help your students practice measuring with a non-standard unit (shamrocks). My students loved searching the classroom (with their shamrock rulers) for something to measure. This is a fun, educational activity that will help you celebrate St. Patrick’s Day at school. I love teaching non-standard measurement and

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Are you sick with LOVE POX?

On Valentine’s Day I am sending my students home with a note that says: I wish I knew who wrote this poem… it has been floating around my school in different variations! Cute huh? And just in case you want to know what Love Pox looks like, my niece (who was also

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

This week I introduced my students to SUPER E! Let’s just say that they are CrAzY about him now! When I hung up their artwork in the hallway, they were so bummed that I wouldn’t let them take them home the same day. One little boy said, “But Mrs. Erickson,

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True or False?

Let’s face it — we teach in a world where our students NEED to know what true and false mean. Just knowing what these words mean will give our students the upper hand on any test.  In math right now, my students are learning about this true/false concept, but they aren’t quite

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All You Need is LOVE!

I love January and I love all the snow, but I am starting to get tired of all the gloominess! It will NOT stop snowing around here! So, I am already starting to think about February and Valentine’s Day. I love Valentine’s Day!! For this fun and *lovely* holiday my

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Snowflake Measuring

So, remember those creepy crawlers I posted about yesterday? Well they were a hit and my students were enthralled! Since they are nocturnal creatures, I am so happy that they were really active when I showed them to my students. They also had to name them right away… To make it fair,

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How Do Snowmen Solve Story Problems?

If you follow me on Facebook or on TpT, then you already know that I have finally finished my newest unit: How Do Snowmen Solve Story Problems?! I go back to school on the 2nd, so I am already starting to prepare some of my lessons for January and February.  This

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Number Line Addition & Subtraction

I created this hands-on packet, because my first graders were struggling with number lines– they simply weren’t using them correctly, because they weren’t getting enough practice. (Can you relate?! ) Knowing what a valuable tool number lines are, I came up with this packet and filled it with engaging activities

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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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Candy Corn Measuring

By now it is no secret that I love Halloween… so, I have created another unit for my cute little firsties! My new unit: Candy Corn Measuring {A Mini Halloween Unit!} I tried out one of the games on my adorable nephew this afternoon and he has played it 3

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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!