Pumpkin Volcano Activities for Preschoolers - Freebie Finding Mom
Want something fun, educational and autumn appropriate to do with the kids? Well if you aren't afraid of a little mess, try this 7 step pumpkin volcano project!
Matching Pairs: An Easy Sensory Activity - Busy Toddler
Looking for an easy toddler activity? Try making a matching pairs sensory bin! This fun learning activity is perfect for toddlers on a rainy day!
20 Perfect Anchor Charts for Teaching Phonics and Blends
We love these phonics charts and blends anchor charts from real classrooms. Your readers will master difficult subjects and build confidence!
Sight Word Rubbings - Doing Splendid
I made this sight word rubbings activity for my son to help get him ready for kindergarten. He loves to practice sight words when we do this. It makes learning just a little more fun! I found the activity here. It is such a great idea that I had to share it with you too! ...
Five for Friday - May 1, 2015
Hey friends! I'm linking up with Doodle Bugs Teaching for Five for Friday to share 5 fun things from this week. This week is all ...
Teaching Word Families - Tunstall's Teaching Tidbits
Booklets to help you teach and track sight words, word families, short vowels, long vowels.
Ultimate Collection of Practical Life Activities (Part One)
Pinay Homeschooler is a blog that shares homeschool and afterschool activity of kids from babies to elementary level.
Fantastic Fun and Learning: Fun Things to Do with Kids
Creative Learning Activities & Fun Things to Do with Kids
Paint Chip Word Families
We haven't been doing a ton of school work this summer but we have tried to fit in a little reading practice everyday. We are currently working our way through Bob Books and The Ordinary Parent's Guide to Teaching Reading - I highly recommend both. I saw this idea for paint chip word families on Pinterest several months ago and knew it would be one we'd have to try. I changed it up a little bit so that the the strips pulled through the word family cards. My supplies: large white paint chips…
Teacher hacks to save your sanity
We could all use some fresh new teaching ideas right!?!? I don't care how long you've been teaching when you come across a newish, brilliant idea you know you get excited - c'mon admit it! I wanted to share a few that work really well for me - these ideas have saved my sanity over the years and I hope they are helpful to you too! PENCIL POUCHES This teacher hack has worked beautifully so far this year and I'm thrilled with it. I got rid of pencil boxes! For real folks! On my supply list I…
7 Fun and Educational Ways to Teach Using Duplo and Mega Bloks
I am always looking for new ways to add a little bit more fun to Nicholas' Tot School time. After all, I want him to actually enjoy his education, I want it to be exciting. Sure, there will come a…
Pathfinder Career Articles: Five Things You Think Principals Want to Hear (and What They Really Want to Hear)
Founded in 1943, ASCD (formerly the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development) is an educational leadership organization dedicated to advancing best practices and policies for the success of each learner. Our 175,000 members in 119 countries are professional educators from all levels and subject areas––superintendents, supervisors, principals, teachers, professors of education, and school board members.
Letter B and Letter D Reversal Posters · Inspired Elementary
There are so many wonderful anchor charts out there on Pinterest for ideas to help with letter reversals. We have been working on visual discrimination when reading lowercase letter b and letter d. Once I introduced my kindergartener to the “b is for belly and d is for diaper” picture it has stuck! In fact, […]
7 Teacher-Tested Hacks For Elementary Classrooms
Teachers post great ideas on Instagram for everything from keeping your room clean to getting kids moving. We’ve collected a few, plus hashtags you should follow.
Play to Learn Preschool Blog
This visual directory of non-food sensory bin ideas for preschoolers will help teachers plan the bin filler, accessories, and learning objectives.