There are so many fun ways to use boxes in the classroom that I have become somewhat of a ‘high quality’ box junkie. Here’s how we’ve been using them, the ones worth asking for, a free download and links to more!
#RingIn2020 with us today and tomorrow with Dollar Deals!
Happy New Year, my friends! New Year’s Dollar Deals are back, and my teacher-author friends and I invite you to #RingIn2020 with us today and tomorrow with amazing resources marked down to one dollar! How to find $1 Deals Search #RingIn2020 today and tomorrow to find loads of awesome products marked down to just one Read More…
Learning through play in Kindergarten: Part 1 – Christmas Bakeshop
Christmas is a magical time to learn through play, and there is a lot of learning through play happening in kindergarten, especially at Christmas time! Part 1: Christmas Bake Shop!
Teaching beginning readers to prioritize meaning: the why and the how of Prompt #1
We focus first on teaching reading for meaning, because understanding what we have read is the end goal, and what we have read previously gives context to help us solve that which lies ahead. Here are 6 ways to teach your beginning readers to ensure that their reading makes sense!
Fun activities for sorting syllables, seasons and more – through play!
Do your students know how to break words down into syllables? Do they know how to sort? Here are some fun activities for sorting syllables, seasons and more – that you may have the materials for right in your own classroom! Free follow-up linked at the end!
Fun ways to seize teachable moments with K-2s this holiday season!
As the holiday season approaches, be sure to seize and enjoy those teachable moments that present themselves so naturally this time of year! Here are some fun ideas! #christmas #writing #patterns #counting #nativity #traditions #education #kindergarten #firstgrade #secondgrade
Fun, pirate-themed no (and low) prep literacy printables!
Fun, pirate no and low prep early literacy activities, resources, freebies and links | That Fun Reading Teacher.com
It takes a village to raise readers – links and freebies for those in various roles!
All of us – parents, teachers, early-childhood educators, volunteers, reading buddies, and our little students, too – we all have our roles to play in the early readers’ village. This post is loaded with links and freebies to support a number of these roles. Best wishes, my friends. Ida Mae
Make sight words memorable and fun for early readers and writers!
There are so many great ways to make sight words memorable and the most successful ones are meaningful and fun! Here are my Top 5!
Canada literacy product updates!
Hello everyone! Just a quick note to let you know I’ve updated Canada Read and Write and More, so if you’ve already purchased it or either of the Canada literacy product bundles, that’s a free download for you! Here’s what’s new: