Picture Books for the IB PYP Learner Profiles

Picture Books for the IB PYP Learner Profiles I have been collecting children’s books for over 20 years.  I have organized them in several different ways during that time- by theme, by author, by holiday. You name it, I have … Continue reading 

The Missing Letters: A Dreidel Story Plus FREE Printable

The Missing Letters: A Dreidel Story  PLUS FREE PRINTABLE I’m always excited to find a new book to share with my class. This week, I discovered a new Hanukkah story and I cannot wait to read it to my first … 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 

Fortunately by Remy Charlip

Fortunately by Remy Charlip This is such a fantastic story to read and use as a starting point for students to create a, “Fortunately, Unfortunately” story of their own. Fortunately by Remy Charlip Fortunately, Ned was invited to a surprise … Continue reading 

Alien’s Love Underpants Craft and Writing Activity with FREE Templates

Alien’s Love Underpants Craft and Writing Activity Have you read this book??? Honestly it has been sitting on my bookshelf in my class for several years now and only last week did I finally pull it out and read it to … Continue reading 

Book Mama: Time Soldiers Series from Big Guy Books {After School Linky}

Time Soldiers Books: The Ultimate Adventure Series I love it when I am contacted by an author and asked to review his or her books. I love the day the books arrive and we open the box so excited to … Continue reading 

Book Mama: Chapter Books for Reluctant Boy Readers (from Splashing Cow Books) {After School Linky}

Chapter Books for Reluctant Boy Readers from Splashing Cow Books I was so excited when I was contacted by Splashing Cow Books, a small publishing company out of Vermont to review their books written specifically for boys who are reluctant … Continue reading