Archive for the ‘Seasons’ Category

2017 March Madness Book Bracket

It’s time to start thinking about getting your March Madness Book Bracket started! This year I am doing a fiction vs. non-fiction book challenge with my third graders. I have created a 27 page PDF including a bulletin board title “2017 March Madness Book Bracket”, place holders for Sweet 16, Elite 8, Final 4, 2 championship…

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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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Thanks for POPping in!

Print this paper out from my Teachers Pay Teachers account and add it to a small bag of popcorn or a lollipop to give to your students at Back to School night or Meet and Greet with your teacher before school. **Comes in Blue and Pink  

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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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Growing Potatoes in your classroom

My class decided to grow potatoes in our classroom this year leading up to our UTZ potato chip factory. To see a post on how cool the UTZ potato factory is as a field trip, see my later post. We got two huge container and planted two different types of potatoes; in one container we…

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I wish I had SMORE time with you!

Here is another couple great end of the year gift ideas. I wish I had SMORE time with you! Grab a small bag and add in a couple marshmallows, some graham cracker and a chocolate bar. Then print off the attached pdf. on my TPT site and use some fun craft scissors to cut them…

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Winter Break Homework Countdown

For the 17 school days in December, my class and I made a countdown chain with homework for each night. A combination of Math, writing, reading, and fun!!  

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Halloween Party Ideas

Having a school Halloween party and need some quick and easy games, decorations, and food ideas. Check out these: Monster eyeball cookies: Use sugar cookie dough, spilt into three different balls of dough to dye some fun colors; my picture shows purple, lime green, and teal. Then buy those bloodshot eyeball candies to place on…

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Hatch Live Chicks in the Classroom

Contact a local farm and see if they have a program where they come out and bring incubators with about 40 eggs. It is very simple, all you do is make sure the light is on, and that there is enough water in the incubator. Then on day 21, the chicks start to hatch. Then…

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Leprechaun Writing

  I had a parent pre-cut out the body parts for the students to put together once their writing was complete. What is needed: 1- green hat 1-yellow square with a small square cut out 1- small black strip for the hat 1- tan face half circle 1- orange beard cut-out 2- small tan hands…

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