Place Value Games for First Grade

Place Value Games 1st Grade

I love incorporating games into math as much as possible.  Who doesn’t love playing games, right?!  But the problem with games is that they often require quite a bit of prep work for us teachers.  I’ve been trying to come up with some that require little to no preparation to use.  I’m so excited to […]

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Compare and Contrast for First Grade

Compare and Contrast Activities | Compare and Contrast First Grade

This post contains affiliate links of products I recommend.  Read my full disclosure statement. During our recent polar bear unit, I came across the most adorable book called Polar Opposites. It’s an amusing story about how Alex the polar bear and Zina the penguin are complete opposites, yet are able to be friends and enjoy a […]

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Polar Bear Paper Bag Book Craft

Polar Bear Craft | Polar Bear Art | Polar Bear Activities

This post contains affiliate links of products I recommend.  Read my full disclosure statement. I love the idea of making books for students to record their learning.  When studying polar bears or Arctic animals, this easy-to-make polar bear paper bag book craft does just the trick! Materials 3 white paper lunch sacks stapler 3 two inch […]

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Easy Potato Stamped Reindeer Craft

Need an adorable Christmas craft in a short amount of time? Make this easy potato stamped reindeer craft in just a few minutes!

  Do you need an adorable Christmas craft but you’re short on time?  Make this easy potato stamped reindeer craft in just a few minutes! Materials: baking potato (cut in half lengthwise) baby carrot (yes, carrot!) 🙂 fork brown acrylic paint tan acrylic paint paintbrush white cardstock paper liquid glue large googly eyes large red pom […]

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Paper Bag Turkey Craft

This post contains affiliate links to products I recommend.  Read my full disclosure statement. I love seeing all the cute turkey crafts pop up in my Pinterest feed this time of year.  Handprint turkeys, footprint turkeys, paper plate turkeys, turkey hats…there’s just so many ways to make an adorable turkey!  My kids are a bit too […]

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Parts of a Pumpkin Free Printable

Free printable templates to create this engaging parts of a pumpkin craft. A great addition to any pumpkin unit!

This post contains affiliate links of products I recommend.  Read my full disclosure statement. Falling leaves and a chill in the air mean it’s the perfect time to study pumpkins!  I’m excited to share with you this parts of a pumpkin free printable from my latest unit. We begin by doing a pumpkin investigation.  We […]

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Easy Polar Bear Cookies

Kids will love making these easy polar bear cookies during a polar bear or arctic animal study this winter!

This post contains affiliate links to products I recommend. Read my full disclosure statement. I’m working on a polar bear unit even though winter isn’t quite here yet.  I wanted to go ahead and share this idea for super simple polar bear cookies.  All you need is four ingredients and a few minutes to make […]

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Number Sight Words

Fun Ways to Teach Number Sight Words Without Worksheets

This post contains affiliate links to products I recommend.  Read my full disclosure statement. Very early on in our math curriculum I knew my kids were going to need to know their number sight words pretty quickly. They were required to read and write numbers in words right off the bat and that’s hard to […]

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