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Memory Jar, Put memories made throughout the year in the Jar. Then on new years eve empty and read them all from the wonderful year you've had :) Been thinking about doing a memory journal.memory jar is kinda more fun. Do It Yourself Organization, Do It Yourself Inspiration, Daily Inspiration, Little Presents, Mom Presents, Easter Presents, I Love Diy, Magical Thinking, Making Memories

inchmark - inchmark journal - magical thinking

Children say the funniest things, yet all too often, I seem to forget them after a day or two. ...

Playtime // 25 Witch Themed Halloween Crafts for Toddlers// Halloween craft for kids, handprint craft for toddlers, halloween handprint art for kids, handprint witch halloween craft Kids Crafts, Daycare Crafts, Halloween Crafts For Kids, Crafts For Kids To Make, Halloween Activities, Preschool Crafts, Fall Crafts, Holiday Crafts, Holiday Fun

Handprint Witch Craft for Kids to Make - Crafty Morning

Learn how to make a handprint witch craft for kids! All you need is paint, paper, and a black sharpie to make this fun Halloween art project.

This Q-Tip Skeleton is an easy and inexpensive Halloween kids craft. This would be a great activity for preschoolers to add some spooky to the holiday! Can't wait for Halloween to make this! Fröhliches Halloween, Halloween Crafts For Kids, Halloween Activities, Holidays Halloween, Craft Activities, Preschool Crafts, Holiday Crafts, Holiday Fun, Fun Crafts

Q-Tip Skeleton

This Q-Tip Skeleton is an easy and inexpensive Halloween kids craft. This would be a great activity for preschoolers to add some spooky to the holiday!

Math game: Addition game for first grade. Don't Get Zapped! This game was made for first graders, but could oh so easily be adapted for older students with multiplication, division, decimals and more. Fun Math Games, Math Activities, 1st Grade Math Games, Kindergarten Math Games, Preschool, Kids Math, Dice Games, Therapy Activities, Math Stations


I combined the sweet frog idea from makinglearningfun to create a container with the Kaboom addidition game from Teacher Tipsters to create my "Don't Get Zapped!" Game... Our local Taget Dollar Spot has plastic jumbo craft sticks 30 for a dollar. (But you could just as easily use the wooden jumbo craft sticks.) I created labels to cut apart and attach to the one end of the craft stick. The kids pull out a stick and either solve the problem to keep it or follow the direction on the…

Grow-a-Word-Family Activity. Another center idea. Can make a classroom bulletin out of all the word family flowers students make. Word Family Activities, Phonics Activities, Classroom Activities, Activities For Kids, Teaching Phonics, Teaching Tools, Learn Espanol, Unique Garden, Family Flowers

Grow a Word Family Flower Activity for Kids

Word families are traditionally explained by using a house diagram, but this grow a word family flower is the perfect way to bring Spring (and fun!)indoors!

Math place value, place values, place value song, number sense activities, Math Place Value, Place Value Activities, Place Values, Place Value Song, Place Value Centers, Fun Math, Math Games, Math Activities, Number Sense Activities

First Grade Math Unit 9 Place Value Worksheets, Games, and Activities Bundle

Place Value ice cream cones

Plants Aplenty Plants First Grade Parade Kindergarten Science Preschool Science, Science For Kids, Preschool Activities, Group Activities, Spring Activities, Classroom Activities, Spring Preschool Theme, Spring Theme, Spring Art

Plants Aplenty!

Last week our class was immersed in plants. Lots and LOTS of plants!! We started the week tapping into our schema about plants and learning lots of new info. And then we moved right into diagrams and labels….and tree maps, too! I created this same anchor chart last year and used it again …

Want to keep your own little turkeys busy during the Thanksgiving holiday? Pull out these awesome Thanksgiving turkey crafts. Thanksgiving Crafts For Kids, Thanksgiving Parties, Thanksgiving Activities, Thanksgiving Decorations, Fall Crafts, Holiday Crafts, Holiday Fun, Thanksgiving Turkey, Happy Thanksgiving

Thankful Turkey Box Tutorial

This thankful turkey box is a fun and simple activity for the whole family to express their gratitude for Thanksgiving.

 Here's a graph for charting class birthdays. Have the kids complete it as a class discovery activity.Here's a graph for charting class birthdays. Have the kids complete it as a class discovery activity. Preschool Math, Fun Math, Teaching Math, Classroom Activities, Graphing Activities, Classroom Ideas, Kindergarten Classroom, School Classroom, School Fun

First Week!

Isn't the first week always the longest? It's so fun to meet my adorable batch of new firsties, but oh. my. goodness. It is a long week!...

Kindergarten or beginning First Grade Math Resources, Math Activities, Math Worksheets, Math Games, Math For Kids, Fun Math, Kindergarten Classroom, Teaching Math, Math Sheets

Kindergarten or Beginning First Grade Review Math Sheets

This is a great group of math review sheet for kindergarten students or as beginning first graders. There are 32 sheets that focus on numbers 0-20, color words and number words. The sheets are great for morning work, skill assessment, whole group review, homework, etc.. Skills included: Counting...

You join a special club when you become a kindergarten teacher. These idea for teaching kindergarten are great for new teachers and vets! Thinking Maps, Kindergarten Anchor Charts, Kindergarten Classroom, Eyfs Classroom, Kindergarten Reading, Teaching Reading, Teaching Kids, Beginning Of The School Year, First Day Of School

The Little White Owl and a Freebie!

The Little White Owl is all about friendship and accepting the differences in people (owls, too!) We created a chart by describing what good friends do… Great Book Found Here The owls below are by some teacher friends of mine…cute, right? I love that they used scrapbook paper and newspaper to create the artwork. One interesting idea would be to take your scrapbook paper and

This would be a simple way to do a word study each week. The word could then be incorporated into other school assignments. WORD STUDY AND PHONICS Teaching Language Arts, Teaching Writing, Speech And Language, Teaching Themes, Teaching Literature, Pre Writing, Teaching Spanish, Word Study, Word Work

Word of the Week Freebie

For the upcoming school year I would like to revamp our Daily 5 “Word Work” options. Last year during that rotation our students completed worksheets on previously taught grammar, spelling, and vocabulary skills. I want to take less of a “drill and kill” approach for this year. I am working on a few different ideas.…

Love this visual writing rubric for first grade! Love this visual writing rubric for first grade! Teaching Language Arts, Classroom Language, Classroom Fun, Kindergarten Writing, Teaching Writing, Writing Activities, Teaching Ideas, Writing Curriculum, Homeschooling

A Look into Writer's Workshop

Here's a look into our Writer's Workshop... At the beginning of the year we looked at different forms of writing and why writer's write. I showed examples of writing I've completed but also used kid's work. I found this cute poster at The First Grade Parade and had to make one! We've spent time going over expectations and what our workshop will look like. Students learned where to find materials and what to do when they think they're done. They have worked on adding to their pictures, adding…

"We don't do halloween, but love this idea using other containers!" (Halloween Math - addition facts using mini jack-o-lanterns. I love that the popsicle sticks can be reused and put in any seasonal container. Math Classroom, Kindergarten Math, Teaching Math, Preschool, Teaching Ideas, Classroom Ideas, Math Addition, Addition And Subtraction, Addition Facts

Jack O’Lantern Addition/Subtraction Sorting

I bought these darling little jack o’lanterns at Wal-Mart YEARS ago when I first started teaching Kindergarten. I used to have the kids do ...

Wrote a grade lesson plan for this called "Thankful Turkeys." Students loved the project, learned about accepting different ideas, explored the true meaning of Thanksgiving, and took it home to remind themselves to be thankful! Thanksgiving Activities For Kids, Thanksgiving Traditions, Holiday Activities, Craft Activities, Activity Ideas, Thanksgiving Projects, Nanny Activities, Tattoo Side, Fall Crafts

Gratitude Turkey 2012 - Thanksgiving Tradition

It's that time of year again! Time for our traditional Gratitude Turkey! We started it during Family Home Evening this week as we talked about what it means to be grateful. It's also a perfect activity to go with our "Turkey" Preschool theme for the week. **We've done this Thanksgiving tradition for the past few years. Here are links to the ones we've posted in the past: 2010: 2011: Here's how we made this year's Turkey: Using a piece of brown scrapbook paper (ours was polka-dotted), cut out…

The Imagination Tree writes numbers on pebbles with permanent marker, & then uses them for for counting, ordering & addition maths activities. Subtraction Activities, Math Manipulatives, Number Activities, Counting Activities, Numeracy, Math Games, Preschool Activities, Therapy Activities, Dice Games

Number pebbles for counting and addition maths activities - The Imagination Tree

Create some simple number pebbles to make a lovely, natural play resource to add to the counting and maths manipulatives at home or school. Perfect for counting, ordering, addition and subtraction activities, as well as being freely available and encouraging play with a range of natural objects. Welcome to another in our ongoing series of...Read More »