Thanksgiving Thematic Unit for Little Learners

When November hits our calendars, you’ll find more Thanksgiving themed activities in the classroom. It’s a quick transition from spiders and spooky activities to turkeys and the history of the First Thanksgiving. Also, this time of year brings lots of tired students that are ready for a break, so fill your classroom with fun and […]

September Literacy and Math Centers

Being a teacher keeps you busy! With all the different activities you have to plan, you spend every minute you have planning your lessons. Have you ever forgotten one part of your lesson plan after it was too late? For me, it was always my math and literacy centers. But I got smart! My September […]

Halloween Costumes for Little Readers

Dressing up for Halloween is always exciting for little ones, but when it comes to dressing up for a day at school what Halloween costumes will your little ones be wearing?  Here are some adorable ideas… Garbage Truck Costume One of my favorite costumes was Grayson’s garbage truck Jared made the year Kynlee was born.  G […]

Halloween Sensory Science Investigation

Ooey-gooey sensory investigation…what is better to explore with your little learners for a Halloween science activity?  This easy mixture is not only fun to play in but creates a variety of science learning opportunities. NOTE: We focused on communicating our observations about the investigation orally, but you can also create charts or use experiment pages to communicate observations, as […]

Halloween Art Creation

Playdough, pom-poms, wiggly eyes…the things dreams are made of right?!?!  Well, at least it is what some adorable Halloween art creations are made of! Halloween Art- Invitation to Create Grab a tray, fill it with all sorts of goodies for the kiddos to play and see what Halloween creations are created!  We included cookie cutters, play-dough, spider […]