CVC Word Work Freebie

I can’t believe the summer has already come to an end and we are all headed back to school over these next couple of weeks! I found these SUPER FUN alphabet erasers in the Target Dollar Spot and these Bananagram Letter Tiles on Amazon. We work so hard on mastering CVC words at the beginning of the school year, so I knew just the thing to use the... Read more

Teaching Patience in the Classroom

Teaching patience from the beginning of the school year is so important! I have found that when my students are patient through the day, we accomplish so much more. To introduce the concept of patience, we complete this fun Patience Character Education Lapbook together! We begin by completing a KWL chart on our character wall about what we Know ... Read more

Back to School Teacher Sock Gift

I was shopping the Target dollar spot like all the other teachers this summer and I found these teacher socks for $1 each!! These will make such a perfect back to school gift for my grade level team! I created these fun gift tags to go with the socks I found for my first grade team! You can CLICK HERE to download this gift tag freebie to sha... Read more

Motivate Students with Pineapple Raffle Tickets FREEBIE!

The Target dollar spot has my heart this school year! I found this adorable pencil coin holder and knew right away that I was going to use it as a raffle ticket holder! What better pairing for a fun yellow raffle ticket holder than some fun pineapples! What can you use raffle tickets for? Completed homework Excellent behavior Random ac... Read more

Introducing Self-Control to Your Students

At the beginning of the year, I always feel that self-control is a HUGE character trait to begin instilling in my first graders. Many students enter my first grade classroom without a clear understanding of how to manage themselves in an appropriate way. I love to first introduce self-control with this Self-Control Character Education Lapbook. I... Read more