Do you teach young readers? Here you will find tips, ideas, and resources for teaching the alphabet, phonics, and sight words. And . . . find book suggestions for a variety of themes and holidays.
St. Patrick’s Day Activities, Emergent Reader & a Freebie!
I love St. Patrick’s Day. It’s a great day to wear some green, get a little silly, and just shake
Interactive Fun for Preschool and Kindergarten
My Interactive Readers have been generating a lot of buzz… even DeeDee Wills from Mrs. Wills Kindergarten is raving about
Free Emergent Reader for Catholic Schools Week
This Sunday is the kick-off for Catholic Schools Week and I have been busy preparing for this whirlwind of a
Festive Winter Window Decor and a Freebie
This week my I entered my post-Christmas classroom and instantly felt the need to freshen it up and bring a
Classroom Advent Ideas (and a Freebie!)
Many classrooms in Catholic/Christian schools celebrate the season of Advent in anticipation of the birth of Christ. I always have
It’s My Birthday and I’ll Give Freebies if I Want To!
Today is my birthday and I am in the mood to celebrate! I can’t believe that I have aged another
Free I See the Farm Sight Word Reader
Download a FREE copy of “I See the Farm” Sight Word Reader and make learning sight words fun and interactive for your students.
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