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I love teaching using Gingerbread Man stories. After I have taught my Gingerbread Man unit, I have the students write their own Gingerbread Man story. The Gingerbread Man writing activity is always one of the favorite activities that we do throughout the year. I first make sure I read lots
I am going to share with you five of my favorite Thanksgiving books to read the week before Thanksgiving. I really enjoy doing fun Thanksgiving activities throughout the week. The kids also love listening to the Thanksgiving stories. graphics by A Sketchy Guy #1 Thanksgiving at the Tappletons by Eileen Spinelli- This
I finally have my classroom environment set up! It has taken me longer than I expected. Moving classrooms and changing themes definitely took a while. I love that I have an atrium attached to my class. I can open the sliding glass door and my students can read outside or do
Does your class ever get cranky? Do you sometimes need a little extra love? Calming lotion is something that is used by your students or teachers when they just need a little extra love or if they’re cranky. Calming Lotion So calming lotion is no magic potion. It actually comes
What motivates elementary students to read? That is the million dollar question. What can we do as educators to encourage the love of reading to our students? Show them how much we love to read and how much fun it can be! This is a picture of an amazing principal
I have had a Hollywood themed classroom for the past three years. I wanted to share with you some of the decorations I had in my room. The schedule that I used in my room were Hollywood signs with the subjects written on them. I bought these at Teacher’s Clubhouse.