Fall Themed Alphabet Puzzles Freebie

Fall is one of my favorite times of year! This year, I created alphabet puzzles in a few different fun fall themes to put into my literacy rotations. This activity works on identification of uppercase and lowercase letters. I love how easy this activity is to prep and go. I just cut out all the pieces, laminate, and put in individual task card b... Read more

Toddler School - Rainbow Themed Unit

Teaching your toddler about colors is so much fun! There are so many opportunities for learning about colors that you can work on as you go about your daily life. Even though my son already knows most of his colors, I wanted to create a week of learning that dove a little deeper into the world of colors! This week’s theme was all about rainbows.... Read more

Introducing Contractions in First Grade

Teaching language in the classroom has so many opportunities for fun learning experiences! Teaching contractions provides so many opportunities to spice up our day. I always begin the lesson on contractions by reading the book I’m and Won’t, They’re and Don’t: What’s a Contraction? By Brian P. Cleary. It is a great story chalk full of contractio... Read more

Never Forget

Do you remember where you were on September 11, 2001? I will never forget the exact moment that my Dad called me into his room to give me the news. I remember that I was blow drying my hair and getting ready for middle school, just like any other day. However, 09-11-01 was not just any other day. As I stood and watched the news with my Dad, the ... Read more

Toddler School - Apple Themed Unit

I am so excited to share this amazing journey of toddler learning that I have embarked on with my son! This past week we started toddler school in our home. My son is 2 1/2 and is the perfect age for working on pre-academic skills that will help prepare him for kindergarten and beyond. For our first unit of study, I created an Apple Themed Unit.... Read more