Texting Templates

Texting Templates

My first graders are obsessed with anything technology related, so they were thrilled when I pulled out these texting templates to work on writing conversations.  This texting activity was a fun use of "technology" in the classroom! This post contains Amazon affiliate...

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Spring Centers

Spring Centers

If your math and literacy centers need a little love this spring, this is for you! These print-and-play spring centers include 18 math and literacy centers practicing word families, sight words, telling time, skip counting, addition, subtraction and so much more. The...

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Student Book Recommendations

Student Book Recommendations

Student book recommendations are a great way to get kids talking about the stories they read. Whether you're working on an author study, need a book-themed bulletin board idea, or just want kids to reflect on books, this sheet is sure to do the trick! Grab your copy...

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Writing Center Starter Kit

Writing Center Starter Kit

This starter kit gives you everything you need for your kindergarten or first grade writing center! Whether you’re setting up a station as a separate space in your classroom or making go-to writing folders each student can keep in her desk and pull out during writing...

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Easter Egg Writing Craftivity

Easter Egg Writing Craftivity

Help your students work on their descriptive writing and have a little fun with Easter eggs!  I love having an Easter egg hunt in my classroom and this is the perfect writing craftivity to go along with it. Grab the freebie below and then hop over to snag our Easter...

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St. Patrick’s Verb Tense Cards

St. Patrick’s Verb Tense Cards

Planning a St. Patrick's Day writing center? These free verb tense resource cards help students create greater variety in their writing and the pictures make excellent prompts for choosing what to write about! The cards are aimed at first graders but would also be...

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Earth Day Superheroes Activity

Earth Day Superheroes Activity

Calling all superheroes! Earth Day is coming up soon, which means there is no better time to talk about taking care of the earth with our students and work on some writing skills at the same time. Enter: a creative Earth Day activity! This superhero writing craftivity...

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Spring Poetry Pages

Spring Poetry Pages

These simple, structured poetry pages make it easy to squeeze in poetry practice this spring. They're perfect for a mini poetry unit, writing center or whole class activity! Getting Ready To prep for our mini spring poetry unit, I simply printed one copy of each page...

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Martin Luther King Jr. Banners

Martin Luther King Jr. Banners

Teaching my first graders about the impact Martin Luther King Jr. had is super important to me as a teacher.  We read books about his life, talk about why he is an inspiration, and watch his "I have a Dream" speech. I also wanted a fun writing activity that was...

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Snowman Writing Craftivity

Snowman Writing Craftivity

Get students excited about writing with this festive winter craftivity! Children will love dreaming up ideas about how to bring a snowman to school and you'll love that it's so quick to prep. The snowman writing craftivity also makes a fabulous winter hallway display....

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18 EDITABLE Holiday Sight Words Games

18 EDITABLE Holiday Sight Words Games

Practicing sight words just got WAY MORE FUN! No matter what sight words your students have to learn, this pack will give you an EDITABLE board game you can use for every holiday of the year. Grab your set in my shop or on Teachers Pay Teachers! Save Time The sight...

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I Am Thankful Thanksgiving Craftivity

I Am Thankful Thanksgiving Craftivity

Can you believe Thanksgiving is almost here?! This fun Thanksgiving craftivity is a great way to get kiddos thinking about the many things that they are thankful for in their lives. Grab your copy (below) and then hop over and pick up our Thanksgiving Activity Pack!...

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Santa Stationery

Santa Stationery

This free Santa stationery is a perfect addition to your writing center this holiday season! Snag the activity below and then hop over and grab our best selling Christmas centers in our shop or on Teachers Pay Teachers! Getting Ready Prepping the Santa stationery was...

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Thanksgiving Write Around the Room

Thanksgiving Write Around the Room

Kids will love this playful Thanksgiving Write Around the Room activity! It's a fun way to learn about the first Thanksgiving and introduce some holiday vocabulary. Scroll below to grab your free Thanksgiving center and then make sure to hop over and snag our entire...

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St. Patrick’s Day Writing Center

St. Patrick’s Day Writing Center

With just a few days left before St. Patrick's Day, it's the perfect time to add some leprechaun-inspired words and story prompts to your writing center! Scroll below to grab your freebie and then make sure to slide down the rainbow and snag our entire St. Patrick's...

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Beach Themed Learning Activites

Beach Themed Learning Activites

Activities for ages 4 to 8. Summer is almost here which means that it's the perfect time to add some beach-themed literacy and math freebies to your centers! And the best part about these summery centers is that they're all FREE! Beach Themed Math Centers Practice...

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Magic E Puzzles

Magic E Puzzles

Activity for ages 6 to 8. Just when kids finally learn how to read CVC (consonant-vowel-consonant) words, it's time to jump into something new: Magic E words! When a silent E is added to the end of a CVC word, the vowel magically changes to a different sound. Kids...

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Halloween Writing Prompts

Halloween Writing Prompts

Activity for ages 6 to 8. Halloween is almost here so it's the perfect time to add a few Halloween-themed story prompts to our writing centers. Scroll below to snag the five different Halloween story prompts and then make sure to hop over and snag some Fall Writing...

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My Summer Report

My Summer Report

Activity for ages 4 to 8. Bidding farewell to summer doesn't have to be sad!  With these fun and differentiated summer reports, students will be able to relive their best summer memories and share them with their classmates. Scroll down to grab your own copy of the...

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Camping Writing Prompts

Camping Writing Prompts

Activity for ages 6 to 8. No summer is complete without a camping trip or two! This fun set of camping writing prompts is a great way for kids to do a little creative writing and engage their imagination. Scroll down to grab your freebie and then hop over and grab...

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