Craft these quirky paper puppets
I love these adorable quirky paper puppets - with mouthes that open and close with a clothespin! Love this unique, easy clothespin craft for kids (or adults). It includes a free printable for the faces, which you can then color in, and add yarn and googly
The Way I Feel: Helping your little one with their emotions
Little kids have a hard time expressing emotions. They often get frustrated, have an outburst or act out in a physical nature. Going to school, whether it is preschool or elementary, is sometimes hard. There are lots of new faces, expectations and skills each day. So helping them put a voice to their feelings is the best way we can prepare them to handle uncomfortable situations. We developed the perfect kit for other teachers and moms looking to teach their children about their emotions…
Favorite Folk Tale Activities - Fantastic Fun & Learning
We love reading folk tales, especially comparing different versions of common folk tales. This month for the The Virtual Book Club for Kids we’re rereading some of our favorites from Paul Galdone. Will you be joining in and reading along with us? If so, here are some fun resources and activities to go along with some...Read More
Folktale Genres Poster Set FREEBIE! Fairy Tale, Tall Tale, Fable, Myth, & Legend
Folktale Genres Poster Set FREEBIE! Fairy Tale, Tall Tale, Fable, Myth, & Legend 6 Poster Set for teaching the subgenres of Folktales: Fairy Tale, Tall Tale, Fable, Myth, & Legend. Buy the full set of 12: Fiction Genres Posters Set of 12 Please check my TpT store for more reading and lite...
The First Grade Parade
I’m back today to report to you that I DID NOT have to suck it up and eat the larva for snack today. And…PTL…I remembered my math & literacy stations AND I got a full 7 hours sleep…minus 30 minutes here and there thanks to a cover hogging husband :) Yes friends, today was MUCH better than yesterday…well, except for having to control the LOUDNESS that is my classroom while our 4th graders took the STARR test today. Bless their hearts. This week we’re working on retelling. I feel like…
Door Decorating Contest
Last week was Read Across America week. In honor of this, all the teachers decorated their door to mirror a book cover. Since my classes ju...
14 Chapter Books about the Theater
Chapter books about theater for kids who love drama, both acting on stage and helping productions behind the scenes. Includes a variety of reading levels.