Gingerbread Writing Center Idea

Here’s a fun gingerbread writing center idea for your classroom this Christmas!  Make a mixture of dark brown sugar, salt and a bit of flour. Have students write letters or words in the mixture using their finger, a pencil or a candy cane! This activity is great for tactile and kinesthetic learners. Materials: pan or plate […]

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Fall Writing Craftivity

Here’s a fall writing craftivity that’s fun and easy to make.  Hang them together to create an adorable bulletin board or hallway display! Materials construction paper (red, orange, yellow, green, blue, brown) tree template writing template stick glue scissors Directions Print the tree template on brown construction paper. Cut it out and glue it on […]

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Mummy Writing Template

This post contains affiliate links of products I recommend.  Read my full disclosure statement. Need a quick Halloween craft that’s educational to boot? Use my free mummy writing template to make the easiest, cutest mummies around.  Hang them together with the title, “Wrapped Up in Great Books!” for an adorable Halloween bulletin board.  Watch this […]

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Science Word Wall Ideas

I always incorporate a word wall into every science unit or theme we study. We call the science vocabulary “Wow Words”. I encourage my kids to use them when they write about a topic. These words make the reader say, “Wow, you know a lot about _______” or “Wow, I learned a lot about _______ […]

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Back to School Writing Craft

I love a good craft that’s meaningful and adorable!  This back to school writing craft is a fun way for students to write about themselves. Read through them to get to know your students, or share a book each day with your class for students to learn more about each other.  Display them on students’ […]

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S’mores Craft for Kids

Last summer we put in a small fire pit area in our backyard.  We love using it and almost every time we have a fire going we make S’mores.  As I added the ingredients to my recent grocery list, inspiration struck and this easy S’mores craft for kids was born! S’mores Writing Craft for Kids […]

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