holiday

FREE Turkey Trot Writing Prompt

I’m in the FREEBIE mood lately – can’t wait to do this with my students today! For Fun Friday this week – we are going to work on this fun writing prompt:  I wanted a little more than the traditional “Turkey in Disguise” this year – although I LOVE that idea, the younger grades already…

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Descriptive Writing – Monster Match

Well of course I couldn’t stop with all the monster-y goodness! We ended up matching up more monsters after we have practiced and worked more on our descriptive writing unit!  I wanted a fun activity and something to give the students an opportunity to write a short description and not an essay since this will…

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Valentine’s Math

I created a Valentines mini-math pack this year.  Perfect for lower primary grades reviewing graphing, and simple addition concepts. Check it out by clicking any of the pictures below. I did this as a FLASH freebie on my Facebook page – be sure to like so you don’t miss any more free items! These fun…

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Elf Shenanigans Final Round

We have had so much and with our elf! I can’t believe it is already time to say goodbye! At first, my students really did not believe it and I was pretty bummed but by the last week – we were tracking his every move and writing a TON about him! They definitely wanted to…

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Elf Shenanigans Round 2

 First how cute are our elves! I have tried getting lots of craftivities in this year, but they seem to go by the wayside with all that curriculum.  I finally made it a priority and these have stayed up for 2 FULL weeks before break – is there an award or something?!  My students really…

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Reindeer Parent Ornament Gifts

So I wanted a simple parent gift…yes I’m a first year teacher and this time of year is cray cray to say the least.  We made these simple Reindeer handprint ornaments (from Pinterest) because they took very little time and I thought it would be a great momento for parents.  I hesitate to call them…

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Elf Shenanigans Round 1

I decided to participate in Elf on the Classroom Shelf and I’m very excited, as you can see by my Instagram picture.  We read the book and our letter the day before we left for Thanksgiving and this week, our elf (Twinkle) is already up to no good. The first day was an almost flop…

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Talking Turkey

We read the book The Amazing Turkey Rescue, which  is a fantastic book! My students really enjoyed the illustrations.  We worked on a writing/art project to go with it. My class does not start art until December so I really feel like we have to work that in sometimes- we are in Kindergarten! We did…

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St. Paddy’s Happenings

Can this month be ANY more packed with holidays?!  Read Across America, St. Paddy’s, Easter, Spring…..!!!! So of course we have been preparing for the upcoming holiday by making some fun crafts and doing some fun freebies I found thanks to some great bloggers!  First- I found this AWESOME craftivity that my students were literally…

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