A Heart Anatomy Activity

Every year when I sit down to plan my Valentine’s Day activities, I tend to lean more towards math and literacy activities.  Anything literacy holds a special place in my heart.  However, I realized I needed to offer a variety of activities for this unit and this heart anatomy activity was just what I needed! […]

A Lesson on Love

February is a great time to teach Bible lessons on love.  Well, anytime of year is a perfect time to teach your little ones about love and the importance of showing love towards others. But we tend to focus most of our bible lessons on love during the month of February to keep our thematic […]

Sentence Building Made Easy

Writer’s Workshop was hands down my favorite part of the day while in the classroom.  The challenge of turning my students into great writers was something I looked forward to every day. Unfortunately, writing didn’t come easy to a lot of my students.  Sentence building seemed to be the hardest part for some of them. […]

A Valentine Hearts Math Center Kids will Love

Valentine’s Day is one of my daughter’s favorite holidays.  Why, you ask? Pink, purple and hearts.  To my sweet four year old it doesn’t get much better than that.  So when I present a beautiful array of pink and purple hearts in the form of a math center I know it will be a hit. […]

12 Valentines Books for Little Learners

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and it is the perfect holiday to teach little learners about kindness, love and friendship.  There are so many great books for Valentines and below are some of our favorites to read this time of year. The Day it Rained Hearts by Felicia Bond is a great book to […]

Acts of Kindness for Little Learners

Kindness…how often and how well do we show kindness to others?  Sharing this fruit of the spirit with our little ones will help them to care for others. Also, sharing instills in our little learners empathy and putting the needs of other before their own.  How do you teach acts of kindness to your little […]