My Perfect Pumpkin Writing Activity and Stumpkin!

My Perfect Pumpkin Writing and Stumpkin It’s that time of year again- pumpkin time! Pumpkins are everywhere, Halloween is right around the corner and I am excited to share my PERFECT PUMPKIN writing activity with you all. Literature Link I found … Continue reading

Shape Trilogy Shape Characters with FREE Template

Shape Trilogy Shape Characters We are knee deep into a unit on shapes. I love teaching about shapes because there is SO much that you can do with them. A few years back, I shared some of my students favorite … Continue reading

8 Space Writing Activities for the Classroom

8 Space Writing Activities for the Classroom We just finished our unit on Space which is always a favorite for first graders. This year I introduced a lot more writing into our unit and wanted to share them all with … Continue reading

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