Teacher Mama: Thankful Turkey Craft and Writing Activity

Thankful Turkey Craft and Writing Activity   I saw this adorable Thanksgiving turkey idea in Scholastic’s Instructor Magazine (now called, Teacher). I showed it to my teaching partner and we agreed that it would be a good one to do … Continue reading 

Teacher Mama: FREE Jack-o-Lantern Glyph

FREE Jack-o-Lantern Glyph Glyphs are so much fun to create in class. They are art, reading and math all bundled into one great activity. We have shared other glyphs here on BMTM and today are sharing a FREE Jack-o-Lantern glyph … Continue reading 

Teacher Mama: Using a Touchy Feely Box for Coin Identification {After School Linky}

Using a Touchy Feely Box for Coin Identification This is by no means my idea. I have heard of it and seen it used in a variety of settings and finally I created my own. Using a Touchy Feel Box is … Continue reading 

Teacher Mama: How to Make a Rekenrek {After School Linky}

How to Make a Rekenrek Recently we shared a post called, 8 Ways to Make a Rekenrek.  At the end of the post, we shared our own version of a rekenrek. (See photo below) In this post, we will share … Continue reading 

Boy Mama: FREE Paw Patrol Printable Cards

FREE Paw Patrol Printable Cards My youngest son’s 6th birthday is rapidly approaching. In the past he has asked for a Garbage Truck party, an Octonauts party, a Spiderman party and this year, he has requested a Paw Patrol party.  I … Continue reading 

Teacher Mama: Water Can Be…Drawing Activity {After School Linky}

Water Can Be… Drawing Activity Water Can Be…,  by Laura Purdie Salas, one of my new favorite books. I shared this book the first time in our post, Beautiful Books about Water. Today I am sharing it again, with a … Continue reading 

Boy Mama: Shamrock Treats for St. Patrick’s Day

Shamrock Treats for St. Patrick’s Day I saw this adorable St. Patrick’s Day treat all over Pinterest (in several different forms).  I decided to make it tonight for my boys and my students. I took the basic idea from the … Continue reading 

Teacher Mama: FREE Printable You’re Write for Me Valentines

FREE Printable You’re Write for Me Valentines Just created these Valentines for our first graders. We wanted to keep our Valentines candy free so we opted for the Valentine’s Day Pencil option.  This is a FREE printable. Simply click HERE to download. … Continue reading 

Teacher Mama: FREE Trapped in a Snow Globe Writing Printable

FREE Trapped in a Snow Globe Writing Printable I’ve seen this all over Pinterest in a variety of different formats. I really wanted to do it last year with my class, but ran out of time so this year I … Continue reading 

Teacher Mama: More FREE Superbowl Printables

More FREE Superbowl Printables I was busy today creating more FREE Superbowl Printables.  Yesterday I shared a FREE Seattle Seahawks Word Search and today I have a few more freebies for you. Note: These printables are for both Seahawks and … Continue reading 

Teacher Mama: FREE Seahawks Superbowl Word Search

FREE Seahawks Superbowl Word Search I live in the Seattle area and those of you who follow football know that the Seahawks are going to the Superbowl.  I have a bunch of football related activities I created for the last … Continue reading