Let's Write and Wipe CVC Words

CVC words are such a fun concept to teach anytime of the year. These are the first words that my first graders master in reading and in spelling. I love seeing the accomplishment on their little faces when they learn to read and write CVC words! This year, I created a CVC Word Write and Wipe Activity Mat that works on vocabulary, spelling, and w... Read more

April Reflection Prompt Cards

It’s hard to believe we are already headed into April! That means there are just two short months before I have to say goodbye to the sweet littles in my classroom. I am so excited about the reflective conversations we will be having in April as we wind down the school year. Since April Fool’s Day kicks off this month, we are having a discussion... Read more

Spring Math Centers

I love how easy it is to turn a year-round math activity into a fun Spring center just by adding in some bright and colorful Target mini erasers from the dollar spot! My students love playing Addition Roll and Solve games with a partner. This game mat focuses on addition facts within 20. Students roll a die and solve a math fact. Once all facts ... Read more

Make it a Fun April Fool's Day through Writing!

April Fool’s Day is such a fun opportunity for writing in the classroom! I created an April Fool’s Day Writing Pack to showcase student creativity in my classroom. Their jokes are always hilarious and I love using having them read to the class to practice public speaking. If you have a microphone in your classroom, then be sure to let your stude... Read more

Echo Art Flowers in the Classroom

Spring is finally here! I love finding ways to integrate art into content areas such as language arts and math. I cannot think of a better project to welcome spring than by creating echo art flowers through a directed drawing exercise. After completing our flowers, we measured with paperclips since we are working on measurement this week. Each s... Read more