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Problem Solving: Prudy's Problem and How She Solved It, by Carey Armstrong-Ellis, to teach story structure - problem and solution. Reading Lessons, Reading Strategies, Reading Activities, Reading Skills, Teaching Reading, Comprehension Strategies, Literacy Activities, Teaching Tips, Reading Comprehension

Happy Dance and a Giveaway! :) - One Extra Degree

Can you hear me screaming all the way in Ohio?! Because I am. 🙂 Friends, I finally completed my very last grad school class!!! I am a FREE woman! Seriously, I am so happy to be able to focus on my family and school now… without one more additional layer. I can’t even articulate what …

This is an online version of 'Sid The Seed' by Daniel R. Sid loves his home underground and does not want to grow up and venture into the big world outside until. This is a beautiful story with multiple teaching points, and an inspiration f 1st Grade Science, Kindergarten Science, Science Classroom, Teaching Science, Science Activities, Teaching Ideas, Science Videos, Science Lessons, Life Science

Sid the Seed

This is an online version of 'Sid The Seed' by Daniel R. Pagan. Sid loves his home underground and does not want to grow up and venture into the big world outside until......... This is a beautiful story with multiple teaching points, and an inspiration for young children who are waiting to grow up to be the best they can be!

Read "How Do You Hug a Porcupine?" by Laurie Isop available from Rakuten Kobo. It’s easy to picture hugging a bunny, or even a billy goat…but how would you even begin to try to hug a porcupine? Cute Writing, Teaching Writing, Writing Activities, Procedural Writing, Class Activities, Student Teaching, Holiday Activities, Classroom Activities, Teaching Kids

Valentine Writing Activity - Classroom Freebies

Have you ever wondered how you could hug a porcupine? Well, read this adorable book to your class and find out how! Then, have your students complete this cute writing activity! Head on over to my blog to grab your free copy and to learn about a Valentine’s Day classroom management idea! Click my button ... Read More about Valentine Writing Activity

Alan Katz and David Catrow - Are You Quite Polite?: Silly Dilly Manners Songs (Margaret K. Teaching Manners, Teaching Tools, Manners Preschool, Teaching Ideas, Preschool Books, Book Activities, Alphabet Activities, Great Books, My Books

Must Have Picture Books!

Linking up with Lindsey @ The Teacher Wife for some book idea swappin! I absolutely love reading (...and buying) new picture books, so I couldn't resist! So here are some of my faves... (If you click on any of the images it will take you to Amazon to check out more about the text and/or buy it...I know...I am making it way to easy to spend money ;) 1. "Are You Quite Polite?" and "Smelly Locker" by David Catrow. These are great for the beginning of the year when establishing rules, routines…

Booktopia has But It's Just a Game by Julia Cook. Buy a discounted Paperback of But It's Just a Game online from Australia's leading online bookstore. Library Lessons, Library Books, Children's Books, Cook Books, Library Ideas, Grade Books, Buy Books, Piano Lessons, Paperback Books

A GREAT new book by Julia Cook! But It's Just a Game is a fabulous resource to use with kids to teach them about balancing screen time and video gaming with real life. Wonderful metaphor in the story - instead of a "game controller", become a "life controller".

A great way to help children understand death and work through their grief. Grief is like a snowflake. Each snowflake is different, and everyone shows grief differently. Elementary School Counseling, School Social Work, School Counselor, Elementary Schools, Julia Cook, Grief Counseling, Counseling Office, Dealing With Grief, Grief Loss

Grief is Like a Snowflake

Grief is Like a Snowflake is a Mom's choice award winner. After the death of his father,

And Then It's Spring [Hardcover], (animal stories, childrens books, picture book) Best Children Books, Childrens Books, Young Children, Books To Read, My Books, Spring Books, Album Jeunesse, Spring Pictures, Gardening Books

14 Children’s Books to Welcome Spring

Today is the first official day of spring. On the vernal equinox, the tilt of the Earth is neither towards, nor away, from the sun. In the Northern Hemisphere, spring means the return of warmth and flowers and butterflies. Pin It Here are 14 children's picture books to welcome back spring with open arms: Pin It And Then It's Spring, by Julie Fogliano; illustrated by Erin Stead (Ages 3+): A clever little narrative about patiently waiting for the brown of late winter gradually gives way to the…

I love the humour that author Mo Willems brings to kids books. Goldilocks And The Three Dinosaurs is a very funny retelling of the classic tale. A great read aloud book with humour both kids and adults will delight in. Great Books, New Books, Fractured Fairy Tales, Traditional Tales, Traditional Literature, Goldilocks And The Three Bears, Mo Willems, Fallen Book, Author Studies

The next Picture Book...

On my last few appearances I'd often been asked about my next book. I'd always mention that this year will see the publication of a few Elephant & Piggie books and a new Pigeon book (The Duckling Gets A Cookie!?), but the last book of the year will feature all new characters and it's been kind of a secret. Until now, when I show the cover: Goldilocks and the Three Dinosaurs as retold by Mo Willems is my version of the classic Dinosaur Fairy Tale. It is very loosely based on one of my annual…

Silly McGilly, love this idea for leprechaun visits to kindergarten! San Patrick, Spring Activities, Book Activities, Learning Resources, Miss Kindergarten, Kindergarten Classroom, Spring School, Elementary Library, Preschool Books

Silly Mcgilly - St. Patrick's Day Book

Purchase Silly McGilly St. Patrick's Day book and doll set. This beautifully illustrated hardcover children's picture book comes with an adorable plush leprechau

Read "One Crazy Summer" by Rita Williams-Garcia available from Rakuten Kobo. In this Newbery Honor novel, New York Times bestselling author Rita Williams-Garcia tells the story of three sisters who. Coretta Scott King, Black Panthers, This Is A Book, The Book, Book 1, King Book, Book Nerd, Great Books, My Books

One Crazy Summer

One Crazy Summer [Williams-Garcia, Rita] on Amazon.com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. One Crazy Summer

New: I Like Old Clothes by Mary Ann Hoberman. This picture book is beautifully illustrated (Patrice Barton) and full of texture and soft colors. The prose reads like poetry. Build A Better World, Old Clothes, Clothes Crafts, Children's Book Illustration, Book Illustrations, Illustration Styles, Children's Literature, Read Aloud, Worlds Of Fun

Three Cheers For Old Clothes!

I Like Old Clothes (text copyright ©1976) by Mary Ann Hoberman is a celebration of secondhand and hand-me-down clothes. In a poetic style that is fun to read aloud, a little girl explains why she

Time for me to start another Sunset/sunrise board. I don't like more than 300 pins. That way its easier to find things. Health Quotes, Health Sayings, Preschool Boards, Cool Pets, Good Thoughts, Christian Life, Scrapbooks, That Way, Paper Dolls

Starting board 2. When I have near 300 pins I start a new board so that I can find things easier

 The Slightly Annoying Elephant / David Walliams, Tony Ross. Number one bestselling author David Walliams presents his first picture book for children of 3 and up, illustrated by artistic genius Tony Ross. David Walliams Books, Cgi, Good Books, My Books, Amazing Books, Tony Ross, Elephas Maximus, Elephant Book, Elephants Never Forget

The Slightly Annoying Elephant - My Book Corner

David Walliams has turned his hand to picture books. Yep. It’s a winner. The Slightly Annoying Elephant, like any good picture book … has a lesson to observe … Lesson No 1: always, always read the small print!! Those adverts encouraging you to adopt a cuddly tiger / panda [ insert name of fabulous animal here ] are oh, so Continue Reading