Apple Books for Kids
School is back in session and fall is right around the corner. This is the perfect time to learn all about apples. Here are some great apple books for
Crayon Writing Craft
This book companion contains a crayon craft, discussion questions, graphic organizers, and many more activities to use with The Crayon Box That Talked, The Day the Crayons Quit, and A Day with No Crayons.The beginning of the school year is a busy time filled with teaching expectations and procedures...
Music in the Clasroom: Pump up the Jams - Teaching with Jillian Starr
I love music. I belt out my favorite tunes in the car, I sing in the shower, and I hum when I’m nervous (or concentrating!) So, why not in the classroom? Today, I want to talk about how I use music in my classroom to help increase my student’s ability to focus. In my first year of teaching, I was desperately searching for ways to
Best Math Manipulatives for the Primary Classroom
Here are some of my favorite math manipulatives for the primary classroom. These tools provide hands-on opportunities to make learning more concrete.
50 Virtual Field Trips for Kids Who Love to Learn | Homeschool Activities
From museums to zoos to famous wonders of the world, with these virtual field trips for kids, students can explore the world right from their living room couch!
What Teachers Wish the World Knew About Being a Teacher - Mrs. D's Corner
There are few other professions where people think they know it all even if they have never been trained. Teaching is one of them. So what do teachers wish the world knew about being a teacher? A lot! New and veteran teachers shared with us some of the things they wish the world knew about […]
How my teaching has changed with one simple accessory - Mrs. Cookies Music Room
At the beginning of last school year, I decided to add a daily accessory to my music teacher ensemble: an apron. It all started because many of my outfits lacked pockets (smash the patriarchy!). When I’m teaching, I get in the zone, and I tend to leave things around the[Read more]
Magic Tree House #6 Afternoon on the Amazon Distance Learning
Are your students ready to join Jack and Annie on an adventure through time in the Magic Tree House? This book companion contains comprehension questions for each chapter of Afternoon on the Amazon. It also includes vocabulary practice, a book quiz, a sequence of events page, and plenty of graphic o...
Dragons Love Tacos Activities
If you follow me on Instagram, you probably know just how much I love to read and share books with my kids. Every night I try to post a picture of the
Sub Notes Freebie
Need a quick form to leave for subs to get feedback on their day? This form is for you! Simply print a few copies and keep them in your sub binder for whenever you are gone. Includes categories for: ⭐ Notes about Students⭐ Notes about the Day⭐ Other Notes⭐ Editable template allows you to type your o...
An Easy Activity to Promote Growth Mindset - Create Dream Explore
I love to start the year building classroom community with Peter H. Reynold's books like The Dot and Ish. They are great read aloud books to begin a