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
Being a Kindergarten teacher, the importance of routines is even greater in Winter. In order to go outside, it takes a good half an hour to get everyone dressed and ready to go! That includes, lots of “Help me! Help me!” and “I have to pee!” (of course, right after they’re all dressed). The truth ... Read More about Winter Clothing Worksheets
February is the month of love. Valentine’s day is perfect for coming up with great creative writing topics for my students! I've taken a slightly different angle, as I’ve created a Valentines day activity that can be used all year long for journal writing prompts. This activity is centered around ... Read More about Valentines Day Writing Prompts