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 

Teacher Mama: FREE Printable Owl Valentines for Teachers

FREE Printable Owl Valentines for Teachers My friend asked me to design some Valentines for her 5th Grade students. She loves owls, so I created these owl valentines for her. I am pretty proud of how they turned out and … Continue reading 

Book Mama: I am Martin Luther King Jr. (Book Review)

I am Martin Luther King Jr. Book Review A few months ago I shared the book I am Lucille Ball from the Ordinary People Change the World Series. This is a fantastic series of biographies for young children. The text is … Continue reading 

Teacher Mama: FREE How Do You Make Hot Cocoa? Writing Prompt

FREE How Do You Make Hot Cocoa? Writing Prompt I was inspired by the hot chocolate my mom brought me from Starbucks. I thought it would be fun to have my students write the steps for making hot cocoa.  I … 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: My Magic Dreidel FREE Printable {After School Linky}

My Magic Dreidel FREE Printable This is one of my most favorite books to read during Hanukkah and children love it as well.  This is a fun way to use this book in the classroom or homeschool. The Magic Dreidels: … Continue reading 

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 Turkey Fact Families Practice Sheets {After School Linky}

FREE Turkey Fact Families Practice Sheets We are working on fact families in first grade. My students are doing really well with the concept, but I made this practice sheet set anyway. 🙂 What is a fact family? What is … 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 

Boy Mama: Paw Patrol Birthday Party

Paw Patrol Birthday Party I have been putting off writing this post for some reason,  but now as I am flying high above the US with a few hours on my hands, I am determined to get it done! My … Continue reading