My first and second grade students can’t get enough of this fun Halloween math, music and reading fluency lesson! Something about these characters falling has them in hysterics…every…single…time…
One day site-wide sale tomorrow! Details, savings code and tips for the TpT sale!!
Here are a few tips for preparing for and getting the most out of a site-wite TpT sale: Use the categories on the left side of the page to find what you are looking for quickly Wish list everything ahead of time and get it all out of your system, then revisit and prioritize Read More…
Happy Father’s Day!
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Christmas Early Literacy no-prep printables!
Hello my friends. The countdown is on to the holidays. Here are some fun, no-prep printable reading and writing activities for kindergarten and grade one students (or even grade 2) if you need some last-minute ideas to keep calm and carry on! Phonics, syllables, reading, graphic organizers, decorative writing paper and more! Take care of you. We’re almost there.
Counting reindeer by twos, fun, phrasing and fluency, and showing what quotation marks mean!
It’s Christmas time, and we have been gifted with many teachable moments through Rudolph and Santa’s reindeer. Here are just a few that have been deceptively tucked into one of my most popular products, but can really be applied in so many ways… Happy last two weeks everyone!
Tricks & Treats: A Halloween Blog Hop and Giveaway!
Happy almost Halloween everyone! I am so excited to be participating in this Halloween Blog Hop! There are lots of great teacher tips, lessons and freebies along the way, so I hope you’re able to visit each store for inspiration and (who’s kidding who!) the awesome freebies! And check this out: You’ll see the Rafflecopter Read More…
5 ways to shake things up with fun Easter-themed rhythm and rhyme!
Easter is a great time to shake off those winter blahs and breathe new life into reading with kids, especially those who have fallen into the monotony, robotic reading trap! Here are five fun ways to use rhythm and rhyme to liven things up! 1. Go back to familiar reading and do a Phrasing and Read More…
Teachers Pay Teachers, or TpT – loads of resources, many for FREE!
Have you heard of TpT, or TeachersPayTeachers.com? It’s becoming quite well known in education circles, but only a few parents know about it, and my prediction is that once more parents learn about its perks (and availability to the general public), it may crash like Twitter on Oscar night. I may become the Ellen Read More…
Simple Christmas Songs that Reinforce Early Reading Skills
Songs are a great way to help children learn and reinforce early literacy skills. Check out these three Super Simple Christmas songs from YouTube to share with your young readers!
ABCya’s early literacy games and apps
That Fun Reading Teacher’s has selected some popular (and, of course, effective!) games and apps from ABCya.com, a popular website used in schools, to share with you today that focus on early literacy development and fun! Enjoy!