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Amazing Race – Classroom Edition

*affiliate links included* ITS GOING DOWN! 🎉 #iteachtoo #iteach345 #amazingrace #amazibgraceclassroom #gogogetitgetit A photo posted by Amber Nicole (@sssteaching) on Nov 17, 2016 at 8:45am PST TONS of people were asking and wanting more details about our Amazing Race coming up in our classroom!  Here are some details about what we did:  – 7 “check…

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Cave Day!

Cave exploring coming up soon. Taking a page from @elementaryshenanigans playbook with headlights and all. Kids will earn their spelunkers license all day through various activities- can’t wait #engage #caves #iteach456 #iteachtoo #iteach456 A photo posted by Amber Nicole (@sssteaching) on Oct 11, 2015 at 3:20pm PDT I’m so excited to share CAVE DAY! I’m…

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BEST Upper Elementary Review Ideas

Check out some of these NO PREP ideas great for any elementary class to review content!  My students love review time because of the excitement and games surrounding it! 1.  Hexagon Bean Bag Throw – great idea to do with ANY subject!  Includes a link to a freebie to get you started.  This is great for…

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Easiest Review Ever!

Super quick easy idea! Grab these hexagon shapes from The Science Penguin on TPT for FREE, use them for vocab or concepts in ANY subject.   Have the students create them.  We put them together throughout the chapter or at the end for review.  I use a beanbag or snowball (crumpled paper) and they have…

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my FAVORITE hilarious Preposition Activity!

I love incorporating anything funny into my teaching!! Ugh prepositions – I still remember memorizing them in elementary school and it was so not fun.  With this being on the CCSS and therefore our state testing I knew I needed to hit it and make it stick. My students will tell you this was one…

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Mind Movers FREEBIE!

If you saw my Instagram you might have seen this picture from yesterday:  I’m so excited to share this FREEBIE with you! This has been a labor of love for me and I can’t wait to implement all these ideas into the classroom next year.   You’re probably wondering what this could be all about…

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Every Kindergarten App you could need!

Do you ever wish you had all the apps you need all in one place? Well here you go! I love the versatility of these apps and ways to use them in the classroom that make it easy to incorporate technology even for kindergarten! If you love this post – you will want to read…

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Fun Phonics Freebie!

So in full swing as a long term sub, although it doesn’t really feel like it with the FOURTH potential snow day coming up! Don’t get me wrong, I love snow days just as much as the next person but 4 🙁  I feel behind on curriculum and it is hard to make a schedule…

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Sight Word Charades

So we have to have so much exposure to sight and spelling words each week but I get tired of the normal routine hangman, writing words in sentences, pictures, etc….     the Pigpen code ….that one is super helpful but can’t be used everyday-           today we played sight word…

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Community Building and Publication (!)

First I wanted to share an community building activity we did for a large presentation I had today.  We blindfolded two people first had them draw and then later after going over the whole theory we had the teams coach the same two people to draw elephants. Sorry about my horrible pictures!  We didn’t say…

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