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Blogs (Teaching)
Flexible Seating Ideas
End of school
Foldables and lapbooks
HELP!! Sub plans
Vista Print Ideas
To do or have it in my classroom
Common Core (just in case I need it)
Fonts and Clip Art
Ipad investigating and ideas.
Organizing: Centers and games
New Teacher and Interview Info
Class dojo
TPT Ideas and Lessons
Parent ideas and involvement
Technology Ideas
Science fun and ideas
Back to School - About Me Poster/Activities
Back to School
School activities
Centers and file folder games
Music in the Classroom
Growth Mindset
Other Pins

Blogs (Teaching)

Great blog. Full of free downloads for classrooms.

Substitute Teaching Resources from Classroom Freebies and Classroom Freebies Too! - Classroom Freebies

Hey Classroom Freebies and Classroom Freebies Too friends! The team of contributors here has banded together for a new fun feature! They have linked up all their best substitute teaching freebies in one place for you to use on your day out or as the person filling in at school! Please make sure to stop ... Read More about Substitute Teaching Resources from Classroom Freebies and Classroom Freebies Too!

Cute 1st grade blog with tons of great ideas.

A lifestyle blog by Mel D

A lifestyle blog by Mel D

4th grade blog

Middle School Frolics

4th Grade Classroom with lots of ideas, tips, downloads, classroom management, organizations and more!

Great information for teaching any grade. Info for how to set up classroom to discipline to first year teaching tips.

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Great information for teaching any grade. Info for how to set up classroom to discipline to first year teaching tips.

Tons of information about classroom management/organization/lesson plans.

One Happy Teacher

Making Teaching Simple

2nd grade blog

Me and My Gang

2nd grade blog

1st grade blog

Wards Way of Teaching

1st grade blog

Great ideas for first grade from a new teacher!

Very Merry Tuesday

There is a very serious blizzard occurring outside my frosty little window right now and I am absolutely lovin’ it because today is a SNOW D...

1st Grade Blog. Lots of crafty ideas.

Mrs. Schmelzer's First Grade Class

1st Grade Blog. Lots of crafty ideas.

*Mrs. Bainbridge's Class* 1st and 2nd grade

Welcome to the UNI-corner

One teacher's little corner of the web.

A Love for Teaching. 2nd grade blog

A Love for Teaching

Adventures in Second Grade!

Fabulous in First

Fabulous in First

This is a primary blog with ideas for teaching grades kindergarten, first, second and third grade.

3rd grade blog

Fern Smith's Classroom Ideas!

Third Grade teacher shares classroom ideas, coupons, couponing tips, redecorating and repurposing things for your home and classroom!

Amazing 1st grade teaching blog. Really like her ideas.

Amazing 1st grade teaching blog. Really like her ideas.

It's About Time for a Presidents' Day Sale! I just got some things for myself.

It's About Time for a Presidents' Day Sale!

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No Monkey Business. 3rd grade blog

No Monkey Business

Come "hang" with me in the blogging world, where every single day is an ADVENTURE!

Adventures of a future teacher- blog

adventuresoffutureteacher.blogspot.com

Adventures of a future teacher- blog

Mandy's Tips for Teachers

Mandy's Home Page

Resources for Your Classroom

Teach with Love - A great teaching blog. I love her brain break video clips!...If you play these vids you will easily be the coolest teacher in the building!

30 Brain Break Clips: Fight the Fidgeting! - teachtrainlove.com

Brain breaks have been all the rage for quite some time now. We've learned that regularly incorporating short movement activities into the instructional day not only allows children to get their 'wiggles' out, but energizes them and increases their ability to focus on the next learning activity as well. Let's utilize the technology we have to give the kids a healthy dose of pop culture and silliness all mixed into one. So, smack up one of these short clips on your SMART Board or Promethean…

Another pinner says: The motherload of teaching blogs. Search by the grade you teach and you will find a PLETHORA of awesome blogs dedicated to your level!

Teaching Blogs By Grade Level

Another pinner says: The motherload of teaching blogs. Search by the grade you teach and you will find a PLETHORA of awesome blogs dedicated to your level!

Great Books for November!

Great Books for November!

A 2nd grade teacher's blog about using technology in the classroom

Great activities and fun ideas for 1st grade.

Cara Carroll - life in & out of the classroom

life in & out of the classroom

1st grade blog

Beg Borrow Steal

1st grade blog

Teaching Maddeness. 2nd grade blog

*Teaching Maddeness*

A second grade teaching blog by Amanda Madden.

Teacher blog all about technology in her classroom. Mostly about i Pads. She has one for each 4th or 5th grade student.

Teaching like it's 2999

Teacher blog all about technology in her classroom. Mostly about i Pads. She has one for each 4th or 5th grade student.

3rd grade blog

Third Grade Thinkers

3rd grade blog

2nd grade blog. I love all her ideas and activities. They are just what I have been thinking and trying to find. She uses and has a ton of poetry activities and ideas.

Blogger

Free weblog publishing tool from Google, for sharing text, photos and video.

The Great EDU-Pinner Link-UP

Pinterest Link-UP for Educational Pinners

Pinterest Directory LINK-UP: Come find other EDU Pinners hosted by Debbie Clement at RainbowsWithinReach

Dragonflies in First

Home • Traci Clausen - Engaging Teaching

Engaging Teaching provides practical, engaging and simple ideas for primary teachers.

1st grade blog. She has a CRAZY amount of activities and things to do for centers.

First Grade School Box

The following are printables that I use for some of my math centers. Since Louisiana switched to the Common Core, I wanted my centers to reflect the new curriculum our parish(district) uses. Originally, I posted a printable called, "Stamp a Story Problem." I loved this activity because students differentiate the complexity of each problem because they create it. However, it was not organized. Since we focus a lot on the tens frame, I decided to alter the recording sheet. You will need a…

There's No Place Like Second Grade... First year teacher's blog

Sarah Plum

K-5 Resources for Diverse Classrooms

3rd grade blog

3rd Grade's a Hoot

3rd grade blog

FlapJack Educational Resources: FlapJack Classroom Materials Pack Giveaway

Home - FlapJack

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1st grade blog. Has great ideas for math.

Crazy for First Grade

1st grade blog. Has great ideas for math.

Classroom DIY Blog

Home - Classroom DIY

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Teacher's Market: Teacher Appreciation Events 2013

Teacher Appreciation Events 2013

Be sure you don't miss out on fun teacher appreciation events this summer 2013. Here's a roundup of some of the teacher events goin...

The Green Classroom. Teaching blog with ideas for recycling and reusing household items for educational purposes. Great ideas for activities which also save money.

The Green Classroom

The Green Classroom. Teaching blog with ideas for recycling and reusing household items for educational purposes. Great ideas for activities which also save money.

Flexible Seating Ideas

Flexible Seating Classroom! – Sassy Savvy Simple Teaching

Flexible Seating Classroom! - Dianna Radcliff

Flexible Seating, or also called Alternate Seating, provides a 21st Century Classroom for scholars! There is no better way to show you support a student-centered classroom, than creating a classroom from a child’s point of view! Comfortable Students = Student Engagement! Classroom Ownership = Student Engagement! Empowering Choice = Student Engagement! Being uncomfortable is unhealthy […]

Flexible Seating

BE A BOSS at FLEXIBLE SEATING! - The Rigorous Owl

We want to share our Flexible Seating Classroom with you! So, you've seen Flexible Seating and you want to try it, but it seems a bit overwhelming.... are we right? We felt the exact same way! After looking through our tips, you will gain the confidence and motivation to start Flexible Seating in your room!

Ideas for flexible seating

Alternative Seating - My Journey So Far

Second Grade Stories • A Second Grade Teaching Blog

Flexible Seating Rules - Visual Reminder Posters

Flexible Seating Rules - Visual Reminder Posters

Flexible Seating rules - visual reminder postersDo you find yourself constantly reminding students about flexible seating rules?These posters are designed to act as a visual reminder of some important flexible seating rules. Post them around your class or you could even introduce flexible seating t...

Are you using flexible seating in the classroom? If you are using flexible…

6 Problems with Flexible Seating in the Classroom | Jodi Durgin Education Co.

In education there will always be trends and Pinterest certainly fuels that. The latest obsession with teachers everywhere is “flexible seating in the classroom.” But, is an alternative seating classroom best for every student or teacher? Flexible seating success completely depends on how strong the teacher’s classroom management skills are, the flexible seating design, and …

Be a Boss at Flexible Seating Classroom Management - The Rigorous Owl

Students really behave while they are sitting next to their friends? Your students really sit on the balls and don't bounce? My students would destroy all of that nice seating! Does this sound familiar? Learn all about Flexible Seating Classroom Management and grab some amazing Flexible Seating FREEBIES!

Lots of ideas and freebies that will help you implement flexible seating in your classroom!

Flexible Seating - Affordable Ideas and Freebies

Lucky Little Learners and this article by Kayla Delzer inspired me to help one of my co-workers implement flexible seating. She used...

Great thoughts. A must-read if you are thinking about implementing flexible seating in your classroom. Avoid these mistakes to ensure flexible seating runs smoothly. | Tame the Classroom

Before You Buy That Discarded Rocket Ship Seat…A Cautionary Tale About Flexible Seating | Tame the Classroom

A must-read if you are thinking about implementing flexible seating in your classroom. Avoid these mistakes to ensure flexible seating runs smoothly.

UPDATE: This post has received so much amazing feedback so I've reached out to Dawn & Carla to answer some of your questions. Please n...

Start A Fire

UPDATE: This post has received so much amazing feedback so I've reached out to Dawn & Carla to answer some of your questions. Please n...

End of school

Great list of how to set up and organize for the first day(s) of school

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End of Year Student gifts I made my kids. Word cloud + mod podge + clipboards from Dollar Tree. Turned out super cute and the kids loved them for when we signed autographs in year books.

End of Year Student gifts I made my kids. Word cloud + mod podge + clipboards from Dollar Tree. Turned out super cute and the kids loved them for when we signed autographs in year books.

Your students will have fun making this memory book that will be a lasting keepsake for years to come! Instead of a book all about themselves, they will have a fun class book where they can go back and see not only their favorite memories of the year but also their friends and teacher's.

Third Grade Memory Book

Third Grade Memory Book: 3rd Grade Class Memories Book Newly Updated May 2018! Your students will have fun making this memory book that will be a lasting keepsake for years to come! Instead of a book all about themselves, they will have a fun class book where they can go back and see not only their ...

Free Printable End of the Year Activities!  Great for students to reflect on the past school year.  Freebie!

End of the Year Memory Book - free activities

These are two sample activities from our End of the Year Memory Books! With these activities students reflect on their top 5 memories of the past school year and the top 5 things they are looking to most about summer vacation. Please check out our two full units, END OF THE YEAR MEMORY BOOK (ref...

FREE "ALL ABOUT ME" BACK TO SCHOOL POSTER - TeachersPayTeachers.com

FREE "All About Me" Back to School Poster

This poster is perfect for Morning Work and bulletin board displays for the first week of school, not to mention a fabulous way to get to know your new students! 1st Page - American version 2nd Page - UK version Thank you for your download! I appreciate you following my store and leaving kind fee...

25 Summer Activities for Boys

Over 25 Summertime Activities for Boy Of All Ages

This summer keep your boys busy with this amazing list of 25 summer activities for boys of all ages--includes both indoor and outdoor activities.

Editable end of the year poem FREEBIE!

Primary Peach Launch Party {Freebies and Giveaways!}

I am so excited to start a new adventure! I just love collaborating with other teachers, so when I had the opportunity to be a part of this awesome, new, collaborative blog with 30 fellow Georgia bloggers, I couldn't pass up the chance! Be sure to follow: But first, to help you get to know all of us over on the new blog, we are doing a blog hop full of freebies! And not just any freebies- END OF THE YEAR freebies! The kids are wild, the weather is warm, and we are all holding on for dear…

END-OF-YEAR STUDENT GIFTS~ Use Dollar Store frames and wordle.net to create these clever designs!

Beautiful Word Clouds

END-OF-YEAR STUDENT GIFTS~ Use Dollar Store frames and wordle.net to create these clever designs!

I'm an end-of-the-year expert!! Fun craft and writing activity to help students share what they have learned this year.

Writing Through the Seasons {Summer} and a BUNDLE! - Susan Jones

Technically, it is still Spring… but the sun is blazing, my kids are squirming for Summer, and I am doing everything I can to keep them moving & working! After days and weeks and months of learning about a topic, I begin to call my students EXPERTS! I explain to them that an expert is […]

Get your class to help you clean up the classroom at the end of the school year.

End of the Year Clean Up

I have an system for cleaning my classroom at the end of the school year I want to share with you. I do not clean the classroom room at the end of the year… my class and I clean t…

How to Develop Positive Classroom Management We've gathered tips from educators about proactive discipline methods.

How to Develop Positive Classroom Management

A recent report found that educators believe that the secret to effective discipline is proactively building relationships, not reacting punitively to student misbehavior. But how do busy and often undersupported teachers go about building strong relationships with students and developing positive methods of conflict resolution?

Teaching and Tapas: End of the School Year Tips (+Letter to future students FREEBIE)

End of the School Year Tips (to be SUPER prepared for next year!) | Teaching and Tapas

Every June, I lock up my classroom for summer and FEEL like I have left everything ready to go when August rolls around. Yet, every August, I unlock those doors and realize how much work I have on my plate to get my stuff together for another school year. THIS year, I will set myself up for success for the next school year. I need to repeat that… THIS YEAR,

The Teacher Wife's Class Promise and self portrait.

class promise

First off, thanks to all of you who nominated my blog as a Top 10 Blog! So nice of you! Head on over to my sidebar and check out my fav...

This download is for a FREE End of The Year Thank You Card! Directions are included in the download. You will need to print on card stock paper or cut and mount after printing on regular paper. I have also included a PowerPoint version of the inside of the card for you to type your own text/edit my text.

End of the Year Thank You Card

This download is for a FREE End of The Year Thank You Card! Directions are included in the download. You will need to print on card stock paper or cut and mount after printing on regular paper. I have also included a PowerPoint version of the inside of the card for you to type your own text/edit ...

FUN, Interactive, and a great Keepsake for your parents. Have your students create a S-E-C-O-N-D Grade Flip-Flap Writing Keepsake on the First Day of School and the Last Day of School. Parents will cherish it for years to come!$

Back to School First Day of Second Grade | Distance Learning

First Day of 2nd Grade - Back to School - Last Day of Second Grade This Back to School and End of the Year 2nd Grade Flip Flap Book Keepsake is Engaging and Fun! Your parents will L-O-V-E this keepsake when it comes home at the end of the school year! This resource NOW INCLUDES a Google Slides OP...

End of year

One Extra Degree - a teaching blog by Amanda Nickerson

a teaching blog by Amanda Nickerson

This is a sample of a beautiful end of year. Extra versions included to make it personal and text fields to type names! ($)

End of Year Letter From Your Teacher Editable

End of Year Letters are a lovely way of saying goodbye to your students. These original end of year letters will make a treasured keepsake for your students from their teacher.This download includes a general letter, as well as 16 additional letters where one paragraph has been changed to provide a ...

Time Capsules and Journal Writing

The Teacher's Cauldron

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TPT Product: My Year in School- A Year Long Portfolio

Kindergarten Name Writing Year Long Portfolio

These monthly self portraits and name writing pages are the perfect way to keep track of your students' growth throughout the year! It is so fun to watch their handwriting skills improve throughout the year. They are also great to share with parents during conferences or to use as a memory book for ...

Wonderful end of the year ideas or packing up your classroom organization. Also, good book to read at the end of the year with the kiddos.

Teaching My Friends!

This is part two of a two post series. You can catch Part 1: Purging & Restocking Your Classroom Library by clicking HERE. Sorry for the delay on this post. I have been trying to do a Periscope tour of my library, which I wanted to embed in this post. It hasn't quite worked out, so I'm just (finally!) going ahead. Welcome to part two of our classroom library redo! Now that we have our libraries purged of MUSTIES and have new(ish?) books ready to add, it's time to look at how your…

End of the Year Tips for Teachers

End of the Year Tips for Teachers

As most of us are winding down our days, I thought I'd go through what I've found to be helpful for me at the end of the year. 1) When ...

Foldables and lapbooks

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HELP!! Sub plans

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Vista Print Ideas

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To do or have it in my classroom

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Common Core (just in case I need it)

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Fonts and Clip Art

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Ipad investigating and ideas.

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Organizing: Centers and games

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New Teacher and Interview Info

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Class dojo

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TPT Ideas and Lessons

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Parent ideas and involvement

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Technology Ideas

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Science fun and ideas

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Back to School - About Me Poster/Activities

Some important things to avoid on that important first day of school

What NOT to Do the First Day of School

Subscribe to the Teach 4 the Heart Podcast.The bell rings and the students come pouring in to the first day of school. Excitement and a bit of chaos fill the air as well as some nervous anticipation - not just from the students but also from the teachers.Yes, the first day of school is extremely e

This "About Me Roll-Up" back to school activity is perfect for the first week of school! Students fill out the front and back get-to-know-you sections, cut out the peek-through windows, and then roll their paper and glue the edges, forming a stand up tube. Classmates and visitors can then see all the fun info by turning the roll-up around AND peeking through the windows! (The Thinker Builder)

"About Me" Roll-Ups: A Fun & Fresh Back to School Activity

A blog to help elementary teachers build readers and writers who think boldly and deeply.

Back to School

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School activities

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Centers and file folder games

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Music in the Classroom

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Growth Mindset

A Growth Mindset is something that can be taught! Encourage a Growth Mindset in your classroom by hanging up these posters for your students to see!:

Growth Mindset Posters

A Growth Mindset is something that can be taught! Encourage a Growth Mindset in your classroom by hanging up these posters for your students to see! SAVE $$$ AND BUY THE GROWTH MINDSET BUNDLE NOT QUITE WHAT YOU'RE LOOKING FOR? CHECK OUT THESE GROWTH MINDSET POSTERS INCLUDED RESOURCES *ALL POSTE...

To support Growth Mindset, employ the concept of The Learning Pit into the classroom. The challenge concept is set. Through investigation some students begin to emerge out of the pit. They work to help others out of the pit, re-questioning their own knowledge at the same time.

Ako: Teacher Learning

Teaching is a constant learning journey. For 2014 the focus of my learning journey will be the daily use of Te Reo, developing the Enviro Schools Team and developing independence in learning - the next step on from Daily 5.

Growth Mindset Craft

Growth Mindset Craft

Growth Mindset Craftivity - If you are teaching your students to have a growth mindset instead of a fixed mindset, this growth mindset activity is perfect to accompany your classroom discussions. It will provide a beautiful growth mindset bulletin board display. There are six different brain / hea...

Math, bulletin board, growth mindset, yet

Math, bulletin board, growth mindset, yet

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@new_headteacher_ on Instagram: “I also love this I spotted in one of my teachers classrooms today! #classroomdecor #teacher #teachersofinstagram #farmhouseclassroom…”

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Anchor Charts: Hacks and Tips

Do you look on Pinterest for Anchor Chart ideas and give up at the thought that your Anchor Chart could never look that amazing? It actually doesn't have to be that difficult to make an amazing Anchor Chart that you and your students will actually enjoy creating and looking at. I have a few simple…

Some important things to avoid on that important first day of school

What NOT to Do the First Day of School

Subscribe to the Teach 4 the Heart Podcast.The bell rings and the students come pouring in to the first day of school. Excitement and a bit of chaos fill the air as well as some nervous anticipation - not just from the students but also from the teachers.Yes, the first day of school is extremely e

This "About Me Roll-Up" back to school activity is perfect for the first week of school! Students fill out the front and back get-to-know-you sections, cut out the peek-through windows, and then roll their paper and glue the edges, forming a stand up tube. Classmates and visitors can then see all the fun info by turning the roll-up around AND peeking through the windows! (The Thinker Builder)

"About Me" Roll-Ups: A Fun & Fresh Back to School Activity

A blog to help elementary teachers build readers and writers who think boldly and deeply.

A Growth Mindset is something that can be taught! Encourage a Growth Mindset in your classroom by hanging up these posters for your students to see!:

Growth Mindset Posters

A Growth Mindset is something that can be taught! Encourage a Growth Mindset in your classroom by hanging up these posters for your students to see! SAVE $$$ AND BUY THE GROWTH MINDSET BUNDLE NOT QUITE WHAT YOU'RE LOOKING FOR? CHECK OUT THESE GROWTH MINDSET POSTERS INCLUDED RESOURCES *ALL POSTE...

To support Growth Mindset, employ the concept of The Learning Pit into the classroom. The challenge concept is set. Through investigation some students begin to emerge out of the pit. They work to help others out of the pit, re-questioning their own knowledge at the same time.

Ako: Teacher Learning

Teaching is a constant learning journey. For 2014 the focus of my learning journey will be the daily use of Te Reo, developing the Enviro Schools Team and developing independence in learning - the next step on from Daily 5.

Growth Mindset Craft

Growth Mindset Craft

Growth Mindset Craftivity - If you are teaching your students to have a growth mindset instead of a fixed mindset, this growth mindset activity is perfect to accompany your classroom discussions. It will provide a beautiful growth mindset bulletin board display. There are six different brain / hea...

Math, bulletin board, growth mindset, yet

Math, bulletin board, growth mindset, yet

Great list of how to set up and organize for the first day(s) of school

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This website is for sale! steveandcat.net is your first and best source for all of the information you’re looking for. From general topics to more of what you would expect to find here, steveandcat.net has it all. We hope you find what you are searching for!

End of Year Student gifts I made my kids. Word cloud + mod podge + clipboards from Dollar Tree. Turned out super cute and the kids loved them for when we signed autographs in year books.

End of Year Student gifts I made my kids. Word cloud + mod podge + clipboards from Dollar Tree. Turned out super cute and the kids loved them for when we signed autographs in year books.

Your students will have fun making this memory book that will be a lasting keepsake for years to come! Instead of a book all about themselves, they will have a fun class book where they can go back and see not only their favorite memories of the year but also their friends and teacher's.

Third Grade Memory Book

Third Grade Memory Book: 3rd Grade Class Memories Book Newly Updated May 2018! Your students will have fun making this memory book that will be a lasting keepsake for years to come! Instead of a book all about themselves, they will have a fun class book where they can go back and see not only their ...

Free Printable End of the Year Activities!  Great for students to reflect on the past school year.  Freebie!

End of the Year Memory Book - free activities

These are two sample activities from our End of the Year Memory Books! With these activities students reflect on their top 5 memories of the past school year and the top 5 things they are looking to most about summer vacation. Please check out our two full units, END OF THE YEAR MEMORY BOOK (ref...

FREE "ALL ABOUT ME" BACK TO SCHOOL POSTER - TeachersPayTeachers.com

FREE "All About Me" Back to School Poster

This poster is perfect for Morning Work and bulletin board displays for the first week of school, not to mention a fabulous way to get to know your new students! 1st Page - American version 2nd Page - UK version Thank you for your download! I appreciate you following my store and leaving kind fee...

25 Summer Activities for Boys

Over 25 Summertime Activities for Boy Of All Ages

This summer keep your boys busy with this amazing list of 25 summer activities for boys of all ages--includes both indoor and outdoor activities.

Editable end of the year poem FREEBIE!

Primary Peach Launch Party {Freebies and Giveaways!}

I am so excited to start a new adventure! I just love collaborating with other teachers, so when I had the opportunity to be a part of this awesome, new, collaborative blog with 30 fellow Georgia bloggers, I couldn't pass up the chance! Be sure to follow: But first, to help you get to know all of us over on the new blog, we are doing a blog hop full of freebies! And not just any freebies- END OF THE YEAR freebies! The kids are wild, the weather is warm, and we are all holding on for dear…

END-OF-YEAR STUDENT GIFTS~ Use Dollar Store frames and wordle.net to create these clever designs!

Beautiful Word Clouds

END-OF-YEAR STUDENT GIFTS~ Use Dollar Store frames and wordle.net to create these clever designs!

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