Winter Fun!! - A Spoonful of Learning
As this week has come to an end and I have been putting this blog post together, I have been thinking about how much my students have grown this year. It truly is amazing to think about! I couldn’t be more proud of them! They have grown tremendously with their academic successes and their independence. […]
Sprinkle Kindness FREEBIE - Smitten with First
I wanted to pop in real quick and show you a free read aloud activity that is perfect for back to school. Have you read the book, The Jelly Donut Difference by Maria Dismondy?
October Halloween Writing Craftivity
This Halloween writing activity is a fun way to get students writing during the month of October. You can set up a writing station too! There is also a candy craftivity included as well.
"Superb Writers" in First Grade!
Hey bloggin' friends! I am sharing my love of the written word as a part of the Superb Writers’ Blogathon. In partnership with Grammarly gra...
October Writing Crafts for Kids
October is one of my favorite months for fun holiday projects!! Not going to lie, that is mostly because I love Halloween crafts and learnin...
Halloween Trick-or-Treating Ghost Craftivity
Halloween is here! My TK students loved making this trick-or-treating ghost craftivity! Perfect for a writing activity or even just a fall/halloween craft for Pre-K, Preschool, Transitional Kindergarten, or kindergarten!
Writing Crafts that are NO PREP... seriously!
I feel like every time I look at any first grade or kindergarten blog or website, I see super cute writing crafts that they did with their s...
Gingerbread Activities for the Classroom and a FREEBIE - Mrs. Richardson's Class
If you are looking of r great gingerbread writing craft, this is it! This gingerbread writing activity is perfect for kindergarten and first grade!
Thanksgiving Writing Prompts
These cute Thanksgiving writing prompts are great to use any time during November. They can either be placed in your writing center where the children can choose which prompt they want, or you can assign one of the prompts to the whole class for a fun activity. After the cute page toppers have bee...
A Christmas in the Classroom Rewind
Don't you wish we could all rewind and do our favorite parts of the Christmas holiday again? I want to rewind back to the start of break! This is just going by too fast! In the rush of the holiday, I barely posted any of the fun we had in the classroom leading up to the big day! Here are some highlights! Parent Gifts The students sponge-painted wooden frames from Michaels. We added snowflake punches (made with a Martha Stewart tool), a little Mod Podge to seal the cutouts and paint, some…
What if YOU Had Animal Teeth? Hair?
It's Sunday, which means I SHOULD be cleaning house... or laundry...or getting stuff ready for school tomorrow, but instead, I've got the windows open (after taking my Zyrtex) and I'm watching a Twilight movie on TV. Don't judge. I can't help myself. I guess I'll eventually have to get to that "other" stuff, but for now, I'm just being lazy. In my laziness, I wanted to blog about the cutest activities we did this week. We have been working on opinion writing, which normally makes me want to…
Back to School Bulletin Board and Door Ideas
Hi Friends! This is Kacey from Doodle Bugs Teaching. Some of you have all ready returned back to school and others are really close to kicking off another great school year. I wanted to share a picture post full of back to school bulletin board and door decorations that might inspire you or something you can stick in your pocket for later in the year or even next year! This First Grade is Sweet was a door I made for my classroom several years ago. The ice cream cutouts were from the Dollar…