Seven Continents Song

Students will know the names of all seven continents in no time with this fun song.

Right before the Christmas break, we wrapped up a huge thematic unit I created on animals. We were taken on a fun adventure around the world by Bert the Animal Expert, where we learned about a different animal group on each continent.  We studied amphibians, reptiles, spiders, mammals, insects, fish, and birds. We also learned […]

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Elf Writing Prompts and Ideas

Free Printable Elf Writing Prompts for Kids

This post contains affiliate links to products I recommend.  Read my full disclosure statement. Last night, we had a family movie night. We decided a couple of weeks ago what our pick would be: Elf.  My kids haven’t seen it and I hoped they’d find it as funny as we did when we first saw […]

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Angle Activities: The Angle Family Album

The Angle Family Album teaches students all about angles.

  I have always taught Singapore Math to my kids. For the most part, I really love the curriculum.  But math is not my oldest’s favorite subject, nor would it ever be whatever curriculum I used.  She’s good at math, but she’s my writing/history/art lover. She does math first thing every morning just to get […]

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Christmas Reading Game Printable

Students will love practicing making cvce and cvc words with the free printable Christmas reading game!

This post contains affiliate links to products I recommend.  Read my full disclosure statement. On Fridays this December, I’m going to try to incorporate some Christmas fun into our day.  I think I’m going to focus on one Christmas-related theme each Friday, with the first one being reindeer.  In planning for this day, I created […]

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Thanksgiving Writing Prompts

I’m busy planning and creating a few Thanksgiving activities for us to do next week.  I pinned this pin a few months ago about students imagining looking at a character in a book through a keyhole and then writing and drawing about them from that perspective.  I loved that idea, and when I was thinking […]

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Owl Puppet Template

Kids will love making this paper bag owl puppet with movable wings.

  This fall, I’ve been teaching a Pre-K and Kindergarten art class at a local co-op that we attend. Each week, I read a book and then we make a craft or piece of art based on the book.  I knew I wanted to read a book about owls and then make some type of owl […]

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Human Body Activities: The Heart

Kids learn what an amazing muscle the heart is in this fun activity.

During our study of the human body, we did this fun activity to demonstrate just what an amazing muscle the heart is! I think your kids will love it, too! Materials needed:   2 large dishpans, buckets, or bowls 1 gallon of water (1.3 gallons to be specific!) a 1/4 cup measuring cup watch or timer […]

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