Bee Craft Template

Free Printable Torn Paper Bee Template and Writing Activity

The weather is finally warming up, flowers are blooming, and we’re all abuzz about insects!  I’ve just wrapped up a huge insect unit.  As part of the unit, we learned why insects are important, with a particular focus on bees.  Bees are so critical for the pollination of our fruits and vegetables.  They also provide […]

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Weather Playdough Mats

These free printable weather playdough mats are a fun complement to a weather unit study!

This post contains affiliate links to products I recommend.  Read my full disclosure statement. I’m so excited to share this post with you because this activity was such a huge hit in our house!  My kids love playing with play dough even at the ages of seven and ten.  While play dough mats are usually […]

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Money Activities for Second Grade

Money Activities for Second Grade

This post contains affiliate links to products I recommend.  Read my full disclosure statement.  Learning to add money, make change, and compare money amounts are skills that are coming up in our money unit.  I’ve been working on putting together lots of fun games and engaging opportunities to practice.  Here are some money activities for second grade […]

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Suncatcher Snowman Craft

Suncatcher Snowman Craft for Kids

Brr!!!  It’s a chilly start to our new year.  While we don’t have any snow on the ground (yet!), my kids are already dreaming of snowflakes and snowmen.  For now, though, we’re settling for making super cute snowmen indoors until we can make some outside.  Here’s the suncatcher snowman craft we recently made as we […]

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Christmas Writing Prompts

Christmas Writing Prompts for Third Grade

My kids love when I incorporate the holidays into our curriculum. We’ve made so many cute Santas, Rudolphs, and gingerbread houses over the years that Pinterest would be proud.  This year, I’m still going to bring in some Christmas cheer and one way is through these Christmas writing prompts. The great thing about them is […]

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Halloween Math Activities

Halloween math worksheets

I wanted to tell you a little about my newest TPT product:  Halloween Math for Kindergarten and First Grade. This product contains 28 printable Halloween math activities and games.  They’re great to use for math centers, morning work, homework, or for early finishers.  They also require almost no teacher preparation.  A few of the games […]

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Apple Writing Activities

How to Make an Apple Pie Writing Activity with Free Prinable

No apple unit is complete without reading How to Make an Apple Pie and See the World by Marjorie Priceman. With the market closed, the little girl travels around the world to get the ingredients for her apple pie in this beautiful book.  Watch and listen to the story being read in this video: After reading […]

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Time Activities for First Grade

Free Printable Clock Hats- A Fun Activity for Learning to Tell Time

This post contains affiliate links to products I recommend.  Read my full disclosure statement. We’ve just wrapped up learning time to the hour and half hour with my youngest.  I wanted to share with you some of the time activities we did as a supplement to our math lessons, starting with this fun clock hat! […]

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Plants Printables

Collection of free plants printables for kids

Back in July, I found these great blank books in the dollar section at Target.  I didn’t know what I’d use them for at the time, but at $3.00 for 8 books, I couldn’t pass them up. Fast forward a few months, and I knew I had the perfect project for them: plant books! I […]

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Photosynthesis for Kids

It’s February and there’s about ten inches of snow in my yard right now, but we’re just wrapping up our study of plants. The middle of winter might not be the ideal time to learn about plants, but that’s what my kiddos asked to learn about. So, plants it was!  Over the next several posts, […]

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