Spider Theme Day Classroom Transformation

Ever had a spider visit your classroom? We did! This amazing and realistic spider skeleton stopped by for spider theme day and it was incredible! Our spider skeleton brought some webs, toy spiders, and a fun spider backdrop to share. My students loved learning about spider body parts by labeling our skeleton! Our spider visitor even left with a ... Read more

Construction Math Puzzles Freebie

I love creating teaching resources that are based on themes that my students love. I like to spend the first couple weeks of school learning about what my students like to do, their favorite sports, colors, teams, pets, etc. I always see engagement increase during my lessons when I tie in student favorites. Here at home, I am doing the same thin... Read more

Fall Activities for Kids

It’s my favorite time of year again! The one where the wind begins to blow and the leaves begin to change colors. To celebrate, I love breaking out all the Fall things at home and in my classroom to get into the Fall spirit! Read below to see some of my favorite Fall activities to do at home with my toddlers and at school with my first graders. ... Read more

Halloween Roll and Read Freebie

I can’t even believe that Halloween is already right around the corner! I don’t know about you, but I like to plan a couple weeks in advance so I can keep up with all the Holiday themed fun in my classroom. I put together this Halloween Roll and Read FREEBIE that includes the first 100 Fry words. My students are working their way through the fir... Read more

Letter Name and Sound Identification

Teaching letters and sounds to children is one of my absolute favorite things to do! There is no better feeling than the moment when a child can identify all letter names and letter sounds. This shows the student is prepared to blend sounds and learn to read! I always have a handful of students in my first grade classroom who need extra interve... Read more