Incorporating Halloween Fun into Literacy Activities

Every time the season changes I rush out to Target to grab a few packs of mini erasers. I just can’t get enough! Who is with me?!?!? This year I grabbed the cutest black cats, pumpkins, skeletons, and spiders. I love these erasers because they give me a way to incorporate some seasonal Halloween fun into literacy activities. We are in full sw... Read more

My Superhero Themed First Grade Classroom

This year I decided to go with a Superhero theme in my classroom. This is the first time since my first year teaching that I have done a full theme in my room. As fun as it is, I had forgotten just how many hours are involved in decorating my room with a full blown theme! I am wanting to redo every little thing on my classroom walls, but there a... Read more

Welcome to my Blog!

Welcome to my blog! I am so happy you are here! My name is Laurin and I am a first grade teacher in Southern California. I have been teaching first grade for the past five years and I absolutely love it!! Every year I have students who range in academic abilities from Kindergarten to 2nd grade. I started creating my own teaching resources becaus... Read more