Transform your classroom transitions with this one simple trick! These peaceful songs reinforce specific expectations for classroom transitions and create a calm and peaceful atmosphere. Music is a powerful tool to motivate students and shape the mood in your classroom! These songs make classroom management painless and easy!
Penguins are a perfect inspiration for some winter sensory and small world play! Find five fun ideas for ways to play with penguins- 3 ideas for penguin sensory play, and two easy to create penguin Small worlds- plus a list of other ideas for ways to play with penguins! This is a perfect addition to any winter animals unit, or preschool or kindergarten winter theme! Learn about penguins and Antarctica or just have fun! #penguinsensoryplay #penguinsmallworlds #winteranimalsunit #winterplayideas
Teaching about winter animal adaptations in kindergarten science? This song is a great way to reinforce concepts and vocabulary! It teaches about how eight animals adapt to cold weather in the winter, and includes verses about hibernation, migration, camouflage, and blubber! It’s sure to be a fun addition to any kindergarten life science unit! This song includes movements so kids will have fun singing and dancing while they learn! #kindergartenlifescience #animaladaptations #animalsinwinter
Whether you’re a parent or a teacher, you will love reading the books on this list with the kids in your life! These funny children’s books foster a love of reading and are a great way to bond with your kids through humor. Check them out for some good clean fun! These books also make great gifts for kids! #childrensbooks #funnystories #bookstoreadtogether
I've been a kindergarten and first grade teacher for a long time, so I have a huge stash of children's books, both fiction and nonfiction, for little kids. I've collected books from bookstores, Scholastic book orders, book fairs, Amazon, library book sales, you name it! (anyone else like this?). Every once in a while, though,... Continue Reading →
These veterinarian themed book related activities for the book “Vicky the Vet” are perfect for preschools, homeschool, or just having fun with animal-loving kids!
Find out how you can use a black light to get kids excited and engaged in 5 different types of learning activities! A guide for teachers and parents to incorporate this exciting tool in your learning space!
This little reader does it all! It lets kids practice reading and sight words, and it's also a super fun math activity that lets them practice creating shapes in an engaging, hands-on way! It even builds fine motor skills. Geometry just got a little more exciting! *This post contains affiliate links for your convenience. That... Continue Reading →
These hands-on optical illusion activities are inspired by the book “Walter Wick’s Optical Tricks.” They are sure to be a huge hit! Make a DIY mirror box and other quick and easy crafts to surprise and delight your sense of sight!
Kids love children's books about firefighters, but do you know which ones are accurate? Or which ones are good quality? This guide was written by a teacher and a firefighter, and contains all you need to know about firefighter children's books! Great for fire safety week, classrooms, community helper themes, or gifts for kids that love fire trucks!