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 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: Million Dollar Classmate Writing Activity

Million Dollar Classmate This week in first grade we are stopping our usual curriculum to talk about friendship.  There are, as there always is, friendship issues arising on a daily basis. We have a whole host of activities planned to … Continue reading 

Teacher Mama: Literacy Activities for St. Patrick’s Day and Giveaway!

boy mama teacher mama: literacy activities for st. patrick's day

Literacy Activities for St. Patrick’s Day Honestly, I had no intention of creating anything for St. Patrick’s Day. I was going to take the holiday off, but while I was waiting for my son to fall asleep, I began creating … Continue reading