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Preschool Penguin Activities

My favorite unit to teach during the winter is our penguin unit. Penguins are a favorite of all preschoolers. They are fascinating creatures that we don’t see unless we visit our local zoo! These preschool penguin activities are a great addition to your science based penguin activities. Literacy Activities A big milestone for preschoolers is […]

Holiday Gingerbread Syllable Sort

Gingerbread season is here!  And although I would love to spend the morning with my students baking gingerbread men, it’s just not feasible.  This gingerbread syllable sorting center (maybe) the next best thing and less mess!  Home Centers This resource is perfect for kindergarten students that are learning the foundation of building words and using […]

Gingerbread Literacy Activities

Gingerbread activities are some of my favorite holiday activities.  There are so many great ideas out there that will keep your learners engaged during the craziness of the holiday season.  If you know me, I love all things literacy so creating engaging gingerbread literacy activities was so easy and fun! Gingerbread Books I love reading […]

Kindness Picture Books You Need in your Classroom

The amount of information we pour into our children is so important! As parents and educators, it’s our job to guide our little ones in so many ways. Not only do we need to teach them academically, we also need to take them kindness and empathy to others. This is a list of my favorite […]

Community Helpers Thematic Unit for Little Learners

What does your little one want to be when they grow up? Little ones tend to pick our every day heroes. And teaching them about those men and women who serve our community is so important. There are so many thematic units that I love teaching, but I absolutely love our Community Helpers unit. I […]

Progress Monitoring in the Elementary Classroom

The most valuable data a teacher can collect from their classroom is through progress monitoring! And guess what? It’s not a lot of work and it provides you with a lot of valuable information! Progress Monitoring Isn’t Difficult! There is no wrong way to monitor the progress of your students in your classroom. It’s what […]