Today we read a very fun story entitled "Leaf Man" by Lois Ehlert. Afterwards we went on a leaf hunt to see how many different kinds of leaves we could find. We took the leaves we found and tried to make our own Leaf Man! We ran into a few problems with our leaves because of the messy fall we are having. We found it much easier to build our Leaf Man with printed scans of leaves Mrs. B gave us instead. Check out our hard work! Follow my Teacher Page on Pinterest!
Read It, Build It, Write It - A Dolch Sight Words Center
I've just added a NEW kit called Read It, Type It, Write It! Check it out below! I've just added a new product to Teachers Pay Teachers. This is a Read It, Build It, Write It center to practice sight words. It includes the work mat below plus 21 pages of sight word cards (all of the 220 Dolch Words), divided into color lists that coordinate with my sight words PowerPoint and assessment list. I have also included my Roll and Read sheets in the download as a bonus. Print as many work mats as…
Writing, painting and printing with carrots :: Easter crafts - NurtureStore
Fun ideas for easy Easter crafts : writing, painting and printing with carrots!
Nurturing the tender years
I know it has been a while since I did a Nurturing Virtue post. There are two reasons for this, one is that I am working on a rather large project related to our virtue studies, which I will eventually share as a whole on this blog, and you will understand where my energies have been going (I just don’t have time at this point to duplicate my efforts into the project I am working on and posting it here too, but it will eventually be available to all of you in its completed form). The second…
20 FREE Name Activities for the First Week of Kindergarten (Kindergarten Chaos)
Day 7 of 31 Days of Kindergarten and today is all about 20 FREE Name Activities for the First Week of Kindergarten. News flash!! Most of my kindergartners come into my classroom on the first day of s
Digging for Carrot Sight Words Activity - The Imagination Tree
Find the word in the bin. Fun sensory activity. Easy to adapt for preschoolers--use numbers, shapes, etc.
Simple firework writing/phonics activity. Firework sounds (pop, bang, crack, zoom, fizz) recorded on sound buttons for children to listen to and have a go at writing.
New School Year - New Blog Post
Phew!! It has been a summer and a half, which is why more poor poor blog has been so neglected!! Let me fill you in before I give you a room tour! I went away to Italy, Germany and Austria.. which was an absolutely beautiful holiday (where I consumed far too much pizza, pasta, ice cream and prosecco!!) Then I eventually completed (and passed, hurrah!!) my Master's Degree!! ...THEN I went to Hong Kong for a couple of weeks, where I spent far too much money on stationery!!! We even went to HK…