Scarecrow Writing Activity

Scarecrow Writing Activity I am always looking for fun ways to celebrate fall. In the past, I have shared a  collection of my favorite books about scarecrows, a scarecrow rhyme and craft and a scarecrow drawing activity. Scarecrow Writing Activity … Continue reading 

Circus Themed Writing, Reading, Math and Craft Activities

Circus Themed Writing, Reading, Math and Craft Activities I  have been looking and looking for good circus related activities to use with my first graders. We do a unit on how we express ourselves and the students use their “talents … Continue reading 

Book Mama: Here Comes Valentine Cat

Here Comes Valentine Cat Here Comes Valentine Cat by Deborah Underwood Cat does not like Valentine’s Day. He thinks it is too mushy and he refuses to make a Valentine for anyone- especially the new dog next door. Dog keeps … Continue reading 

Boy Mama: Homemade New Year’s Eve Noisemakers

Boy Mama: Homemade New Years Eve Noisemaker

Homemade New Year’s Eve Noisemakers I made these noisemakers every year for quite some time with my students and this year, I made them with my boys. There is a bit of prep work involved, but the end product is … Continue reading 

Teacher Mama: The Trees of the Dancing Goats Holiday Ornaments

The Trees of the Dancing Goats Holiday Ornaments This book, The Trees of the Dancing Goats, (Patricia Polacco) is not only one of my favorite holiday books, but one of my favorite books of all times! You cannot really go … Continue reading