Archive for the ‘Holidays’ Category

QR Code Listening Center

Need a cheaper way to create a listening center in your classroom? Or just want a personalized touch to your existing listening center? Look no further! When I taught Kindergarten this was the perfect solution for a quick picture book read aloud and the students LOVED using the OR codes to gain access to the…

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The Leather Drop

I first heard about the company, The Leather Drop about a month ago from Chandra Dills, an amazing teacher and author of the blog Teaching with Crayons and Curls. I saw the earrings and instantly fell in love. I ordered my first pair of leather tear drop earrings in the white leopard pattern. It matches…

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Readie 500 – Reading Challenge

Read Across America Month is almost here! Need a way to get your students excited about reading each day at school or at night for homework? Check out these Readie 500 racetrack charts to help students get motivated to read a little extra everyday. I use them in my classroom to help get the students excited…

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Turn your Students into ELVES!

Simple project to do the day before Winter Break! Cut some long strips of green paper (4 of each students). Cut out a pair of mittens for each student, a red hat, and come green shoes! Use writing paper as the body; have the students write an original story about their elf. While they are…

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Fraction Peacocks! 

Check out this super cute way to have your students show off the things they learned about fractions! Everything from equivalent fractions, comparing fractions, placing fractions on number lines, and showing sets and a whole fraction!  They also do a great job jazzing up your hallway display. My students decided to make turkeys too! Some…

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Dr. Seuss Day Resources

Here are a few ideas for Dr. Seuss’s Birthday, March 2nd! Read Across America Day is a great celebration of books and reading! Check out a few post on some Dr. Seuss activities! Lorax Mustache print out   Wacky Room Quiz Hop on Popcorn snack Print out

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The 2015 Teacher’s Gift Giving Guide

Each year I am blessed to receive gifts as a sign of appreciation from children, families, co-workers, and even my own family. I love teaching and I love to see my students engaged! I wanted to create my first ever gift giving guide for people to look at when thinking about getting their classroom/teacher a…

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Turkey Math- Area, Perimeter, and Array

It’s Turkey time!! Have your students come up with different ways to show area and perimeter! I have them use turkey feathers to show multiplication, perimeter, and array. Its fun and easy! Enjoy your Thanksgiving! We also cut out little turkey feet to hang in the hall to have the parents to follow to find…

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My Father is a Hero

Need a cute Father’s Day gift or idea to do with your students? This can be used for another father figure as well, it is up to the student to decide if they would like to complete the activity with their father in mind or a grandfather or just any male role model in their…

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WACKY Room Worksheet

https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/WACKY-Room-Worksheet-1741954   Dr. Seuss Wacky Room worksheet. Mess up your classroom and have the students try to figure out what went wrong? Enjoy!

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Lorax Mustache Template

Need a fun activity to do for Earth Day? My favorite story is The Lorax. I created these mustaches for my students to use at a school reading event. You can print them on card stock and have students color them and cut them out or print them on yellow paper. Set up a photo booth…

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Hop on Popcorn Labels

If you are having a Read Across America Reading event at your school or house check out some of these great ideas! I used a Dr. Seuss book title to create labels for popcorn bags. Place some popcorn in a baggie and then print, cut out, and staple this to the bag! Enjoy! I have also…

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