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Pirate Thematic Unit

I absolutely love thematic units for my kindergarten and first grade learners. There are so many benefits to using thematic activities in the classroom. If you know me, I love all things literacy, however, I love integrating other subjects into my literacy block. This pirate thematic unit is one great example on how to bring […]

No Prep Write the Room Activity

I love giving my students the opportunity to get out of their seats while learning. Write the Room activities are a perfect way to do just that while keeping your students engaged in learning. Write the Room activities can be for any grade level! I’ve used this activity in kindergarten and first grade. My second […]

Halloween Counting Mats for Little Learners

Halloween is right around the corner. It’s such an exciting time for little ones between the costumes and the tons of candy they receive! But you can also bring some fun, engaging learning activities during this time even with all the craziness. Bring the candy to the table with these fun Halloween counting mats! Perfect […]

Apple Activities For Little Learners

September brings a lot of fun thematic units in the classroom. Apple units are so fun for Preschool, Pre-K and even Kindergarten classrooms. This time I year, I fill my room with apple activities, Apple Books and conduct apple science investigations! Everything You Need When I sat down to create my thematic units, I knew […]

9 Digital Resources to Get You Through the School Year

Technology has come a LONG way in the elementary classroom. In a ten year period, our classrooms went from a handful of desktop computers that took up so much space, to every student having their own device. I’m so excited to be back in the classroom. Technology is going to play a huge part in […]

Summer Thematic Unit for Little Learners

Summer is here! It’s a time to relax, binge watch a favorite show and sleep in. My kids’ favorite time of year is summer, and we love not having any kind of schedule. However, I do like to include a little learning each week to keep their minds strong and healthy. Half the time, they […]