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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Telling Time Videos

We’re going to be doing some math review over the summer and one of the things I’m going to incorporate is videos.  One of the math concepts we covered this year was time.  Here are some telling time videos I’ve pulled together that I may use. I sorted them by the specific time concepts they […]

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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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Multiplication Arrays

Multiplication arrays

This post contains affiliate links to materials I recommend.  Read my full disclosure statement.  My friend, Kim, at Life Over C’s has an awesome 21 day series going on her blog called “Learn with Your Craft Stash“. The series focuses on learning activities you can do with craft items you have around your home or classroom. […]

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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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Plant Videos for Students

Plant Videos for Kids

For every unit that we do, I always head straight to YouTube to try to incorporate videos as part of our learning. This time I searched for plant videos for students that touched on many of the important concepts we were studying. After an extensive search, I finally found some great videos! What’s Inside a Seed? […]

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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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Making 10 Activities

Since the beginning of the school year, I’ve been working on slowly introducing the memorization of math facts to my son. This week we’ve been focusing on learning the numbers that add up to ten.  I thought I’d share with you the making 10 activities we’ve done this week, including a free game I created! We […]

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The Snowy Day Activities

This post contains affiliate links to products I recommend.  Read my full disclosure statement. One of my most popular winter pins is the one I found last year on a blog I love to read called It was from a post about ten things to do on a snow day and included this cute […]

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