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 Around the World Videos

Christmas Around the World Videos for Kids

Christmas is a great time to study other countries and cultures. Learning about holiday traditions around the world gives kids a peek into others’ lives.  Here are a few Christmas Around the World videos that I think kids will enjoy. I’ve also included a few ideas for how to use these videos with your students. Christmas Around the World […]

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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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Turkey Crafts

turkey crafts for kids

Thanksgiving is just days away!  We’ll be joining the millions of other Thanksgiving travelers as we head down south to visit family.  I haven’t packed a thing yet because we spent the morning making these cute turkey crafts! Scrap Fabric Turkey Use left over fabric scraps to make this colorful turkey! Materials: scraps of fabric […]

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Christmas Treats

Christmas treats for kids

My daughter recently took at cooking class at our co-op.  She absolutely loved it and learned so much. Now that the class is over, I’ve been trying to give her more opportunities to help me in the kitchen at home. We had the best time making these mini Christmas trees together this weekend.  They’re so […]

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Thanksgiving Videos for Kids

I can’t believe it’s already time to start thinking about turkeys and Pilgrims!  This year, I’ve got some fun Thanksgiving activities up my sleeve.  My kids are going to watch several videos and then have a specific task to complete after watching each one. Here are some Thanksgiving videos that I’ve come across while planning, […]

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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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Halloween Crafts for Kids

Halloween crafts for kids

Our kitchen table has been overrun with art supplies this week.  Is it just me or is this time of year between now and Christmas  full of endless crafts and art projects to make? So much fun! Here’s a look at the Halloween crafts for kids we’ve been making: Frankenstein Raisin Boxes Supplies: Sunmaid Raisins […]

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Apple Unit for Kindergarten and First Grade

This post contains affiliate links of products I recommend.  Read my full disclosure statement. I recently finished up my newest unit: an apple unit for kindergarten and first grade!  I’m really excited about this unit and wanted to give you a sneak peek at what’s inside! This week long unit includes detailed daily lessons plans […]

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Apple Videos

Apple Videos for Kids | Apple Unit Ideas | Apple Activities for Kids

  Do you teach an apple unit in the fall?  If so, here are a few apple videos I found that are a perfect fit! Apple Songs This is the cutest song! Kids will love the way he says “applesauce” and get a kick out of singing this one. The Learning Station makes great quality children’s […]

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