As a teacher, we’re always looking for different writing strategies to help our students succeed. Each child is set up with their own strengths and weaknesses and it’s up to us as teachers to figure out what teaching writing strategies work best for them! When it comes time to improve writing skills ... Read More about First Grade Writing Prompts
Sight word Activities for Kindergarten: Sight words are high frequency words that are commonly seen throughout the English language. Often, the mistake with teaching sight words is that kids are encouraged to memorize sight words. The issue is that most people have trouble memorizing things just by ... Read More about Sight Word Activities for Kindergarten
How Full is Your Bucket is one of my favorite children’s picture books to date. It is packed with so many great messages for kids on how (and why) to be kind to one another, how (and why) to be inclusive, and the wonderful message that ALL our actions have consequences. What does it mean to ... Read More about How Full is Your Bucket?
iWho doesn’t love passing around inspirational quotes on life? We all want to be inspired. Inspirational messages lift us up. Motivational words and great quotes about life can really frame our thinking and help us craft our hero narrative. Do you think that way? I am always looking to write my own ... Read More about Inspirational Quotes on Life
Valentine’s day is always such a fun day for kids! Yes, it's become very commercial, but it's a holiday about love and celebrating loving one another- so sign me upppp! Both as a teacher and a mom I am always on the lookout for cute and fun valentines day activities for kids. As a teacher, I’m ... Read More about Valentines Day Activities for kids