Great Ideas for St. Patrick’s Day

Looking for some ideas for St. Patrick’s Day in your classroom?  I have rounded up some of my favorites to share with you. “I’m A Little Leprechaun” Song “Potatoes and Cabbage” Song “St. Patrick’s Day” for Kids “Who Was St. Patrick?” “How to Draw a Leprechaun” Video   St. Patrick’s Day is the perfect time for this review game. I set this game up to review subtraction facts, but it could just as easily be used to practice addition facts.  This game is played following the general concept of Chutes and Ladders.  The game is played in partners.  To begin the…

March Pinterest Pick 3: Come Be Inspired!

Welcome to this month’s Pick 3 Party!  Thanks for stopping by!  If you are looking for some inspiration for your classroom this month, you have come to the right place! March marks the beginning of Spring and I love bringing a little bit of Spring into the classroom.  Here are a few of the ideas that I have found on Pinterest that I plan to use during the month of March with my students. We begin our unit on fairy tales this month.  It has always been one of my favorite units but I have never added STEM activities.  I…

Looking for Ideas for Presidents Day?

Looking for some ideas for President’s Day in your classroom?  I have rounded up some of my favorites to share with you. These are the great books fore President’s Day!   I love integrating social studies with reading! Do you know how big the President’s plane is?   Do you know who the Civil War was fought between?  Did you know that you would have to climb 897 steps to reach the top of the Washington Monument?  Where can you find a President with eyes that are 11 feet across? Did you know that George Washington grew to be over sick…

Ideas for Valentine’s Week with Freebie Valentine Bookmarks

Looking for some ideas for Valentine’s Day in your classroom?  I have rounded up some of my favorites to share with you. Regrouping always proves to be a challenge for my lil’ pups.  I try to reinforce the skill whenever I have a chance.  My kids love these adorable task cards.  You can hear them talking about which puppy they like best. Telling time in five minute intervals is another challenging skill that we cover in February.  I love the versatility of these cards because I can use them for matching activities, memory games, and as go fish cards. I…

February Pick 3 Linky: Be Inspired!

Welcome to this month’s Pick 3 Party!  Thanks for stopping by!  February can be one of those months when you have to fight away the BLAHs.  Hopefully, you can find some inspiration in this month’s posts.  I invite you to pour a cup of coffee, kick up your feet, and be inspired! There always seems to be such a long time between Christmas break and Spring break.  Lots of time to get worn down if you don’t take care of yourself.  Eating a healthy lunch can make a big difference in your overall wellness.   Click on Image to View…

Puzzles for Little Learners: Winter Edition (FREEBIE)

Learning the sequence of the alphabet and developing the ability to count in different patterns is so important.  Some of my little learners are still working towards mastery of these important concepts. I created these puzzles to work on during intervention time and for independent practice.  My kids love them and it is helping to increase their mastery of these skills.  It’s a win/win! The pictures make them self-check and my little learners are loving the independence that brings. You can download these puzzles to use in your classroom for FREE by clicking on any of the images in this…

MLK Free Word Search Puzzle

This word search is on the agenda for Friday afternoon.  If you would like to use it in your class, you can download it for FREE. This FREEBIE is part of the Martin Luther King Literacy Unit.  Hope you are able to put it to use in your classroom over the next few weeks. You can check out the full unit by clicking on the image above.