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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Insect Videos for Kids

A collection of insect videos for kids that are perfect for your bug unit!

This post contains affiliate links to products I recommend.  Read my full disclosure statement. As we studied about insects, I searched YouTube again for engaging, high-quality videos that would complement our unit. I was looking for videos that explain insect traits and characteristics, as well as videos about specific insects.  Here is a small sample […]

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Graphing Game Printable

Bug Hunt Graphing Game Printable- A fun graphing activity for an insect unit!

Here’s a fun graphing game printable that is perfect for an insect unit or to use when students are learning to graph.  Students move around the game board, collect bugs on their hunt, and graph their results! Materials: Going on a Bug Hunt game board game pieces (buttons, coins, etc.) paper clip pencil bug hunt […]

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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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Weather Videos for Kids

This collection of YouTube Weather Videos for Kids are a perfect addition to a weather unit!

This post contains affiliate links to products I recommend.  Read my full disclosure statement. We’re smack dab in the middle of a weather unit and I wanted to share with you the weather videos for kids I’ve put together. I’m a huge fan of incorporating videos into whatever unit we’re studying.  Sometimes I use them […]

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Cloud Activities for Kids

Cloud Activities for Kids

We just started our unit on weather and this week we learned about clouds.  Here’s a peek at what all we did.  I hope these cloud activities for kids will be a helpful resource to you as you teach about weather! Let’s Read-and-Find-Out Science books are great beginning science books.  This book explains how clouds are formed […]

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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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Money Videos for Second Grade

Money Videos for Second Grade

We’re fast approaching a big unit on money.  We learned coin names and amounts last year, but this year we’re adding, subtracting, and comparing money amounts.  As always, I’ve been scouring YouTube to find videos to incorporate into our unit.  Here are some of the best money videos for second grade I found: Coin Names […]

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