Writing Center: Build-A-Story with Creative Writing Prompts
Use this writing center to help your students develop their creative writing skills! Students build a story by picking out a setting, character and event card and placing them on the writing center. Then they write a story about the cards using a vis-a-vis marker (or black dry erase marker) on the w...
FREE Daily 5 Menu / Literacy Station Ideas Printable
FREE Daily 5 Menu / Literacy Station Ideas Printable I have compiled ideas to use for Daily 5. The girth of these ideas stem from Work on Writing and Word Work. I have received a lot of questions from new teachers on how/what to do at those stations! There are so many awesome resources out there t...
We're Going on a Bear Hunt Tuff Tray | Clare's Little Tots
March is National Reading month and to celebrate I created a We’re Going on a Bear Hunt Tuff Tray. It’s currently my Little Tots favourite book so I knew it would be worth the extra effort it took to set up. (this post contains affiliate links) I created this We’re Going on a Bear Hunt... Read more »
10 Activities for Teaching and Practicing Letters and Sounds - Make Take & Teach
So it’s late November and we have just a few first graders who have not yet mastered their letters and sounds. For these little firsties, we needed to readjust their intervention plan and bump it up a knotch in terms of intensity. It’s always difficult to find time in a jam-packed school day, but mastering letters […]
Summer's coming and it's time for us to dust off the Step2 water table in order to create some fun small world play scenes. I love using my imagination to come up with scenes that The Boy would really like to play with.
Make some gorgeous Owl Babies Story Spoons for storytelling fun with young children! Great as a resource to use at home or during a literacy session in the classroom, your kids will love interacting with them as they tell their own version of the story. How to make Owl Babies Story Spoons Materials Needed: Wooden...Read More »
I recently discovered these perfectly sized play trays from Kmart and they are a great size for little hands. We have had so much fun creating inviting, engaging play trays of all sorts. I hope you enjoy them and find some inspiration for your own play trays! Letter discovery tray Alex loves discovering the letters…
How To Get Started With Small World Play - Little Lifelong Learners
I am such a fan of simple play that ignites the senses! One of my favourite ways to do this is through small world trays! They are SO incredibly easy to set up using things you probably already have in your cupboard so they needn’t be expensive either! Today I’d like to share some tips ... Read More about How To Get Started With Small World Play