12+ I Spy Game Printables - Paper Trail Design
12+ I Spy Game Printables. Fun I Spy activity free printables for a rainy day, road trip, classroom party activity for kids.
Beginning of the Year Team Building Updates - Young Teacher Love
How has your summer vacation been going? Mine has been both relaxing and busy at the same time. I have been working like a busy bee planning for my mid-August nuptials! If you follow me on Instagram, then you’re definitely up to date on all things wedding! I’ve also been making more of an effort […]
Healthy Habits Posters and Song
Need to teach your primary kids some healthy habits to help slow the spread of germs in your classroom? Check out these posters, songs, and worksheets to teach your children how to wash their hands, cover their coughs, blow their noses and more! This is the perfect addition to keep your classroom ha...
What Should You Teach during the First Week of School?
The lessons you teach at the beginning of the year are crucial for laying the foundation and setting the tone for the rest of the school year. During the first week, your schedule should be a mix of teaching procedures and expectations as well as building a strong classroom community.
Free About Me Color Page
An All About Me activity is perfect for back to school and a great way for students in your classroom to start getting to know one another and building class community. This fast prep worksheet is a practical way to showcase student names.help students be part of the classdisplay class namesstudents...
My Teachers Are Wearing Face Shields - Story for Children
This free story talks about how kids might see different people wearing masks, face shields and gloves. This includes store workers, teachers, etc... Knowing what to expect can reduce anxiety and fear. This is part of a series of free Coronavirus related stories for children.Below are links to som...
1-2-3 Come Do Some Snowman Activities With Me No matter what grade I taught, my students LOVED making glyphs. They are a quick, easy and fun way to practice listening and following directions. With that in mind I designed a snowman glyph. Completed projects make an adorable bulletin board, and provide an interesting way to get to know your kiddos too. To practice data collection & analysis, as well as process of elimination, have students try and figure out who made some of the snowman…
Lessons I Learned from My Students - Notes from the Portable
When I was fresh out of college I began the rounds to look for my first teaching job. My journey took me to an alternative middle school in Charlotte, NC. This school was where students went for 9-18 weeks while they were expelled from the regular program. My biggest concern after leaving student teaching was […]