Looking for engaging seasonal and holiday activities for your primary classroom? These ideas, activities, and resources will help you easily add some seasonal fun to your lessons.

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15 Spring Picture Books Your Students Will Love

Spring is in the air! It is filled with new growth, fresh colors, baby animals and a renewed sense of life.  It’s one of my favorite seasons! Add some spring to your lesson plans with these spring picture books. Your students will love learning more about spring through these books.

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Preschool-Friendly Paper Plate Christmas Wreath Craft

Creating crafts at Christmastime will always be one of my favorite ways to celebrate the holidays with children. I loved incorporating crafts and art projects into our holiday fun when I taught kindergarten, and now that my daughter Dessa is old enough for preschool, the crafts keep rolling. We recently created a

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Easy 4th of July Hat Craft for Kids

How is it possible that the 4th of July is just around the corner? If you’re scrambling like me to add a quick and easy kid’s craft to your family celebration with minimal prep and materials that you probably already have in the house, you’re in luck! This simple patriotic

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Easy and Fun Thanksgiving Turkey Dot Marker Art

Thanksgiving is just a few days away and I think we all can agree that this one feels different from any Thanksgiving that any of us can remember. My husband and I are planning to stay home and prepare an intimate family dinner for ourselves and the kids. The stakes

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Easy Preschool Fall Tree Art Project

Fall has arrived in Michigan! The days are getting shorter, temperatures are dropping, and the leaves are changing color. Peak color in our area has recently passed, but I am clinging to every beautiful moment of this season. Right now is the perfect time to be out for a walk

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17 picture books for St. Patrick's Day to read aloud to kids

17 St. Patrick’s Day Picture Books for Kids

St. Patrick’s Day is a holiday that celebrates the rich culture and traditions of Ireland. One of the best ways to introduce children to this festive occasion is through books. Picture books can provide a fun and interactive way for kids to learn about leprechauns, Irish folklore, and the history

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Free Calendar Reminder Cards

Grab my FREE calendar reminder cards and easily incorporate those special school days and activities into your classroom calendar.

Hi, I'm Maria.

After years of teaching kindergarten, I now focus on helping teachers and I’m here to make your job easier.  When I’m not doing that you will find me playing with my kids, hanging with the hubby, or occasionally enjoying a little “me” time with an at-home manicure and a vanilla latte. Want to learn more? Check out my story below.  I’m sure we have a lot in common!