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Fraction
Spelling
Hawaii
Ancient Rome
Newsletter
Star Wars and George Lucas
Electricity
Vikings
Conservation
Elections and Government
Animals Unit
Animal Unit - Habitats
Trees Unit Study
Math
Counting money
Subtraction
Multiplication
Germs
Weather
Christmas
Geography
Nature studies
Art
American history
Native Americans
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Fraction

Learn fractions in a creative way by making these fraction flowers out of paper plates- includes a set of printable fraction circles. This makes learning math fun! craft for babies Printable Fraction Flowers Math For Kids, Fun Math, Math Math, Ks1 Maths, Guided Math, Kids Fun, Math Games, Math Stem, Math Fractions

Printable Fraction Flowers

It's Spring! So it's time for a fun Spring learning idea. I created a printable set of Fraction Flowers that includes fractions through 1/10. This can now be purchased in my shop. Fraction Flowers are a

Spelling

Teach Your Child to Read - Vowel Team and Diphthong Word Lists for Lesson Planning and Activities - Give Your Child a Head Start, and.Pave the Way for a Bright, Successful Future. Reading Skills, Teaching Reading, Team Teaching, Reading Level Chart, Reading Intervention Activities, Guided Reading Organization, Teaching Child To Read, Teaching Money, Guided Reading Lessons

Teaching Vowel Teams and Diphthongs

Today I wanted to stop by and share some strategies for teaching vowel teams and diphthongs in our classroom! It's always challenging to teach spelling patterns that aren't easily decodable! Growing up, I remember the rhymes "when 2 vowels go walking, the 1st one does the talking" and "I before E except after C and sounding as A in neighbor and weigh." Who else remembers those??? Here's the thing...those still hold true...and they are a good tool for the most part. But our students need…

Vowel Teams: What We Never Learned, Explained — Reading Rev Phonics Rules, Spelling Rules, Phonics Lessons, Phonics Words, Jolly Phonics, Phonics Activities, First Grade Phonics, First Grade Reading, Word Study

Vowel Teams: What We Never Learned, Explained — Reading Rev

Vowel Teams are tough! In fact, many kids find success in decoding and encoding (reading and spelling) until getting to these higher level concepts. The problem is that many teachers never really had explicit instruction in phonics themselves. The result is we have an ambiguous, confusing part of ou

  Phonics Rules, Phonics Activities, Teaching Vowels, Phonological Awareness Activities, Vowel Digraphs, Spelling Patterns, Syllable, Literacy, Corner

All About The Vowel Team Syllable (Vowel Digraphs & Vowel Diphthongs) - Thrive Literacy Corner

How to teach the vowel team syllable according to the science of reading. Explicit and multisensory ways to teach vowel teams, vowel digraphs, and vowel diphthongs.

Guide to Teaching Long Vowels w/ Free PrintablesYou can find Vowel sounds and more on our website.Guide to Teaching Long Vowels w/ Free Printables Teaching Vowels, Teaching Punctuation, Teaching Biology, Long Vowel Worksheets, Short Vowel Sounds, Nonsense Words, Spelling Patterns, Sight Word Games, Long Vowels

A Handy Guide to Long Vowel Sounds (+ 5 FREE Downloads)

If you're looking for an overview of how to teach long vowel sounds, check out this blog post! You'll find free activities and a handy downloadable chart.

Hawaii

20 Hawaiian Experiences in the Comfort of your Own Home Hawaii Travel Guide, Usa Travel Guide, Travel Usa, Travel Advice, Travel Guides, Travel Tips, Virtual Travel, Hawaii Vacation, Staycation

Top 20 At Home Hawaiian Experiences | Hawaii Travel with Kids

Looking for ways to bring Hawaiian Experiences and the Aloha spirit home? Top Hawaii blog, Hawaii Travel with Kids, features their Top 20 picks. Click here!

Ancient Rome

Learning About Ancient Rome: Activities And Resources Check out these fun activities and resources for studying ancient Rome with elementary students! Includes instructions for making laurel leaf wreath crowns and construction paper mosaics! Homeschool High School, Homeschool Apps, Homeschooling, Curriculum, Rome Activities, History Activities, History Of Wine, Roman History, Ancient History

Learning About Ancient Rome: Activities And Resources For Elementary Students

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Newsletter

Need a fun writing assignment? Try newsletters for a meaningful way to teach writing and technology! Writing Lessons, Teaching Writing, Writing Activities, Teaching Kids, Writing Prompts, Fun Activities, Play Based Learning, Project Based Learning, Cool Writing

A Writing Assignment Your Children Will Love

My children don’t typically jump for joy when given a writing assignment. Do yours? I’ve found several ways over the years to take writing from dreaded to enjoyable in our home, though. One of the most beloved of those ideas is writing newsletters. Several years ago, I wrote the monthly newsletter for our church. I... Read More

Star Wars and George Lucas

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Electricity

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Vikings

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Conservation

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Elections and Government

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Animals Unit

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Animal Unit - Habitats

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Trees Unit Study

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Math

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Counting money

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Subtraction

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Multiplication

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Germs

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Weather

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Christmas

Learn how to make slime with borax! Homemade borax slime is a classic homemade slime recipe to try, and it's not dangerous! Check out our easy borax slime recipe with white and clear glue. Borax Slime, Slime No Glue, Cool Slime Recipes, Easy Slime Recipe, Homemade Slime, Diy Slime, Borax And Glue, Perfect Slime, Preschool Crafts

How To Make Slime with Best Slime Recipes

You searched for an AMAZING homemade slime recipe, and you found us! I am so glad you are here because we truly care about making slime and showing you how to make slime kids will love! Plus, slime can be an amazing science experiment too! Read on to find out all you need to know to make the best homemade slime and check out all our cool slime recipes. HOW TO MAKE HOMEMADE SLIME HOW DO YOU MAKE SLIME? If you had told me that I would be making slime so easily, I wouldn't have believed you! I…

Super Easy Snowman Slime Recipe – One Sharp Bunch This no mess, three ingredient snowman slime recipe will have your kiddos shivering with excitement! Includes a step-by-step video tutorial for easy DIY slime! Homemade Slime, Diy Slime, Holiday Crafts For Kids, Kids Crafts, Christmas Crafts, Christmas Goodies, Preschool Crafts, Easy Toddler Crafts, Easy Slime Recipe

Super Easy, Three Ingredient Snowman Slime Recipe

This no mess, three ingredient snowman slime recipe will have your kiddos shivering with excitement! Includes a step-by-step video tutorial for easy DIY slime!

Ready to start a Jólabókaflód tradition this holiday season? Discover 8 great ways to adapt this Icelandic tradition for your own Christmas festivities. Jolly Holiday, Holiday Drinks, Holiday Treats, Holiday Fun, Us School, Book Themes, Christmas Books, Holiday Activities, Christmas Traditions

8 Ways to Create a Jólabókaflód Tradition with Your Family this Christmas

Ready to start a Jólabókaflód tradition this holiday season? Discover 8 great ways to adapt this Icelandic tradition for your own Christmas festivities.

16 Holiday Craft Ideas Using Natural Materials - Project Learning Tree Pinecone Owls, Holiday Crafts, Holiday Decor, Days Until Christmas, Santa Ornaments, Christmas Gnome, Nature Crafts, Star Shape, How To Make Wreaths

22 Holiday Craft Ideas Using Natural Materials - Project Learning Tree

Pinecones, sticks, and even milkweed pods can make great holiday decorations. Check out these holiday craft ideas using natural materials.

Geography

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Nature studies

​Junior Ranger Badges to Earn at Home · a humble place Summer School, School Days, Summer Fun, Virtual Field Trips, Home Learning, Park Service, Home Schooling, Homeschool Curriculum, In Kindergarten

Junior Ranger Badges to Earn at Home · a humble place

NPS offers many Junior Ranger badges you can earn at home! This is a great way to pass the time AND learn more about the National Park Service!

Free Virtual Park Tours That Will Blow Your Mind Virtual Travel, Virtual Tour, Virtual Reality, National Park Tours, National Parks, Quebec, Virtual Field Trips, Technology World, Canada

Free Virtual National Park Tours That Will Blow Your Mind

The national parks are currently closed, but we can still visit them! Click here to take a virtual tour through a number of different national parks in Canada and the US.

Art

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American history

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Native Americans

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Best vegetables & herbs to regrow from kitchen scraps in water or soil. Start a windowsill garden indoors, or grow foods using grocery lettuce, beets, etc! garden diy 12 Best Veggies & Herbs to Regrow from Kitchen Scraps Garden Types, Veg Garden, Edible Garden, Herb Garden Design, Vegetable Garden Design, Herb Garden Pallet, Garden Hose, Inside Garden, Diy Herb Garden

12 Best Veggies & Herbs to Regrow from Kitchen Scraps | Regrow vegetables, Veg garden, Plants

Best vegetables & herbs to regrow from kitchen scraps in water or soil. Start a windowsill garden indoors, or grow foods using grocery lettuce, beets, etc!

Teach Your Child to Read - Vowel Team and Diphthong Word Lists for Lesson Planning and Activities - Give Your Child a Head Start, and.Pave the Way for a Bright, Successful Future. Reading Skills, Teaching Reading, Team Teaching, Reading Level Chart, Reading Intervention Activities, Guided Reading Organization, Teaching Child To Read, Teaching Money, Guided Reading Lessons

Teaching Vowel Teams and Diphthongs

Today I wanted to stop by and share some strategies for teaching vowel teams and diphthongs in our classroom! It's always challenging to teach spelling patterns that aren't easily decodable! Growing up, I remember the rhymes "when 2 vowels go walking, the 1st one does the talking" and "I before E except after C and sounding as A in neighbor and weigh." Who else remembers those??? Here's the thing...those still hold true...and they are a good tool for the most part. But our students need…

Learn fractions in a creative way by making these fraction flowers out of paper plates- includes a set of printable fraction circles. This makes learning math fun! craft for babies Printable Fraction Flowers Math For Kids, Fun Math, Math Math, Ks1 Maths, Guided Math, Kids Fun, Math Games, Math Stem, Math Fractions

Printable Fraction Flowers

It's Spring! So it's time for a fun Spring learning idea. I created a printable set of Fraction Flowers that includes fractions through 1/10. This can now be purchased in my shop. Fraction Flowers are a

Vowel Teams: What We Never Learned, Explained — Reading Rev Phonics Rules, Spelling Rules, Phonics Lessons, Phonics Words, Jolly Phonics, Phonics Activities, First Grade Phonics, First Grade Reading, Word Study

Vowel Teams: What We Never Learned, Explained — Reading Rev

Vowel Teams are tough! In fact, many kids find success in decoding and encoding (reading and spelling) until getting to these higher level concepts. The problem is that many teachers never really had explicit instruction in phonics themselves. The result is we have an ambiguous, confusing part of ou

  Phonics Rules, Phonics Activities, Teaching Vowels, Phonological Awareness Activities, Vowel Digraphs, Spelling Patterns, Syllable, Literacy, Corner

All About The Vowel Team Syllable (Vowel Digraphs & Vowel Diphthongs) - Thrive Literacy Corner

How to teach the vowel team syllable according to the science of reading. Explicit and multisensory ways to teach vowel teams, vowel digraphs, and vowel diphthongs.

Guide to Teaching Long Vowels w/ Free PrintablesYou can find Vowel sounds and more on our website.Guide to Teaching Long Vowels w/ Free Printables Teaching Vowels, Teaching Punctuation, Teaching Biology, Long Vowel Worksheets, Short Vowel Sounds, Nonsense Words, Spelling Patterns, Sight Word Games, Long Vowels

A Handy Guide to Long Vowel Sounds (+ 5 FREE Downloads)

If you're looking for an overview of how to teach long vowel sounds, check out this blog post! You'll find free activities and a handy downloadable chart.

​Junior Ranger Badges to Earn at Home · a humble place Summer School, School Days, Summer Fun, Virtual Field Trips, Home Learning, Park Service, Home Schooling, Homeschool Curriculum, In Kindergarten

Junior Ranger Badges to Earn at Home · a humble place

NPS offers many Junior Ranger badges you can earn at home! This is a great way to pass the time AND learn more about the National Park Service!

Free Virtual Park Tours That Will Blow Your Mind Virtual Travel, Virtual Tour, Virtual Reality, National Park Tours, National Parks, Quebec, Virtual Field Trips, Technology World, Canada

Free Virtual National Park Tours That Will Blow Your Mind

The national parks are currently closed, but we can still visit them! Click here to take a virtual tour through a number of different national parks in Canada and the US.

20 Hawaiian Experiences in the Comfort of your Own Home Hawaii Travel Guide, Usa Travel Guide, Travel Usa, Travel Advice, Travel Guides, Travel Tips, Virtual Travel, Hawaii Vacation, Staycation

Top 20 At Home Hawaiian Experiences | Hawaii Travel with Kids

Looking for ways to bring Hawaiian Experiences and the Aloha spirit home? Top Hawaii blog, Hawaii Travel with Kids, features their Top 20 picks. Click here!

Read and Make Viking Lunch~ Such a cute post! Add a little fun to lunch time with a Viking hat shaped sandwich, and when you're done, read the recommended books to make the learning stick! Perfect for a fun lunch or a Viking learning unit. Vikings For Kids, Viking Books, My Father's World, Cooking With Kids, Kids Learning, Early Learning, Kids Meals, Activities For Kids, Recommended Books

Easy Viking Lunch for Kids

Paired with Viking book recommendations, learn how to make a quick and easy Viking themes lunch or snack for your kids. When you're finished eating, read the books recommended for a full afternoon of viking activities fun!

This simple, hands-on science STEM activity demonstrates how the eardrums inside our ears help us hear sounds. Have fun getting creative with science! Science Projects For Kids, Science Activities For Kids, Preschool Science, Elementary Science, Teaching Science, Science Education, Stem Activities, Physical Science, Science Centers

Hands-on Science: Make a Model Eardrum | Make and Takes

This simple, hands-on science STEM activity demonstrates how the eardrums inside our ears help us hear sounds. Have fun getting creative with science!

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Color Wheel Turtles

First graders are finishing up their color wheel turtles this week and they are so cute!!!

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Over 600 kids wanted to drink this green smoothie after playing this game!

Whether you are teaching one child about the power of good health, or an entire school, this simple nutrition game is an easy lesson to teach. When I taught this mini lesson & game at our elementary school, I had over 600 kids at the school taking a cup of our smoothie, and even trying to come back for seconds!

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Eat a Rainbow Nutrition Activity

Students will learn how to make a food rainbow craft that will challenge them to eat foods from every color of the rainbow. They will learn the health benefits of each color group.