Halloween Writing Activities for the Classroom or Homeschool

Halloween Writing Activities There is no doubt about it- Halloween is my absolute favorite holiday and it is not because of the costumes or trick-or-treating. It is about the colors, the season and the fun.  Many teachers are not allowed … Continue reading 

Teacher Mama: FREE Months and Days Signs for the Classroom

FREE Months and Days Signs for the Classroom It’s July and I am already thinking about setting up my classroom for next year. I wish I could just turn it off, but I can’t seem to…. I created these signs … Continue reading 

Teacher Mama: FREE Rainbow Slide Letter Sorting Game {After School Linky}

FREE Rainbow Slide Letter Sorting Game Was in the mood to create a new St. Patrick’s Day Springy game for you all.  Here is what I came up with. This is a fun game that asks students to practice sorting … Continue reading 

Teacher Mama: Mixed Short Vowel Games {After School Linky)

Mixed Short Vowel Games These games are created to help students practice their short vowel sounds. The first game practices just short o, a and i and the second game adds in short u. Both games work well with Words … 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 

Teacher Mama: Simple Space Words Book {After School Linky}

Simple Space Words Book We recently began our space unit with our first graders.  There is so much to know and the information is constantly changing.  We wanted to give our first graders some background knowledge before beginning the study. … Continue reading 

Teacher Mama: Consonant Blends Bingo (pr, br, tr, dr) {After School Linky}

Consonant Blends Bingo (pr, br, tr, dr)   We use Words Their Way Spelling program at the school where I teach. I really like the program and find it very effective. I do not love the games that come with … Continue reading