I LOVE helping teachers save time, stay inspired and give EVERY student bigger results. And motivating, hands-on printable games do just that. They’re easy for teachers and fun for kids!

That’s why I’m so excited to pass along these time-saving free printables to you!

I hope they add more joy and more teaching wins to your school days.

 

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The Better Way to Teach Sight Words

The Better Way to Teach Sight Words

If you're ready for a better way to teach sight words, these decodable lists are for you. Why?  When you take your sight word list and organize it by phonics skill, students learn the words faster… You see, old school lists like Dolch and Fry were sorted by...

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Playdough to Plato and The Stem Laboratory Help Teachers

Playdough to Plato and The Stem Laboratory Help Teachers

With the complications that have come from COVID-19 including online and hybrid teaching and the different achievement levels of students being even more of a factor, tools that can offer some assistance to teachers are in more demand than ever. Playdough to Plato and...

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Repetition and Reinforcement Key to Teaching Reading

Repetition and Reinforcement Key to Teaching Reading

How to teach reading involves laying the foundation and then practice, practice, practice - just like learning anything. Repetition is practice and it leads to reinforcement of ideas as well as increases confidence and strengthens the connections in the brain that...

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Apple Alphabet Match

Apple Alphabet Match

With back to school season upon us and fall right behind, it's fun to have some themed, seasonal learning activities on hand.  This apple alphabet match is the perfect activity for this time of year... or anytime, really. Grab your playful set below and then hop over...

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Roll a Silly, Spooky Story

Roll a Silly, Spooky Story

Do your kids say that they can’t think of anything to write about during Writer's Workshop?  Problem solved.  Whether you are a teacher looking for a creative writing assignment or a homeschooling parent incorporating literacy, this fun Halloween writing...

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Where Can I Find Materials on How to Teach Reading?

Where Can I Find Materials on How to Teach Reading?

Ensuring a child understands the fundamentals of reading is perhaps the single most important lesson a teacher or parent can impart to their children. Understanding how to teach reading can be very confusing with all the different theories and deviations in standards...

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Magic E Pop It Center

Magic E Pop It Center

Did you know that the magic E has SEVEN different jobs? Yep, it's true! And learning them makes it SO MUCH easier to help students read because you can finally explain the rules behind spelling patterns. See the seven different silent E rules below and then snag a...

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Beginning Sounds Center

Beginning Sounds Center

When students are learning to read, research has shown that it's MUCH more important for them to learn letter SOUNDS than letter NAMES because they'll immediately be able to use those sounds to read words. And these beginning sound cards a playful, hands-on way to...

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What is the Science of Reading?

What is the Science of Reading?

The science of reading has been ALL the buzz lately, but if you're secretly scratching your head and thinking that you don't REALLY understand what it means yet, don't worry. You're not alone! And I promise this rundown will help break it all down for you. The Reading...

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Phonemic Awareness Pop Its

Phonemic Awareness Pop Its

Do you have any students who know ALL of the letter sounds but, when it comes time to blend those sounds together to read a word, they STILL struggle? This will help! A lot of times readers just need to practice something called phonemic awareness. Luckily, this...

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Hi, I’m Malia.

I LOVE helping Pre-K, Kindergarten and First Grade teachers save time, stay inspired and give EVERY student bigger results. I’m so glad you’re here!