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.
Need an Earth Day craft to do with your students? You’ll love this simple project and writing activity that is so sweetly perfect for young children. This paper plate mosaic is easy to prep, looks so vibrant and the FREE download provides an easy writing activity!
With temperatures back down in the 30s this week in Southeast Michigan, we were in desperate need of Spring around here. I can’t control the weather, but we could bring a little springtime cheer indoors with a little kindergarten rainbow art in my classroom. We used the opportunity to refine
Happy Mother’s Day to all the mommies out there! The students in my kindergarten class honored their mothers on Friday by inviting them to a very special Mother’s Day Tea Party. This was another big FIRST for my class in our new building and I could not be more pleased
As we near the final days of Lent and the most solemn days of Holy Week, I have a very special Interactive Sight Word Reader to share with you as a freebie. My newest reader, “Jesus had a Holy Week” provides an overview of the important events and days of
Spring has arrived and despite the abysmal weather (high temps for the week will only be in the mid-30s once again), I am determined to shake the winter blues from my classroom. I removed the oh-so-adorable stained glass mitten decorations that my students created in January and was ready for
Last week I shared photos of my sweet young friends creating butterfly window decorations using the wax from discarded crayons. I also seized the opportunity to teach symmetry and apply the concept by decorating butterflies with bingo dotters. The project was SUPER SIMPLE and I am so happy to walk you
I recently had two of my favorite sweetie-pies return to my classroom for a little visit and some butterfly fun! We worked on SEVERAL fun butterfly-themed projects… one of which was this set of brightly “stained glass” decorations. I usually create window decorations with clear contact paper and tissue paper,
Spring is here and I am in planning mode for one of my favorite days as a kindergarten teacher: our annual Mother’s Day Tea Party. This event is a HUGE tradition at my school. The kindergarten students have thrown a tea party to celebrate Mother’s Day for many years and