Santa Stationery

Santa Stationery

This free Santa stationery is a perfect addition to your writing center this holiday season! Scroll below to grab your free writing papers and then make sure to hop over and check out our Christmas Activity Pack too! 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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Gingerbread Sight Word Game

Gingerbread Sight Word Game

Memorizing sight words takes most kids A LOT of practice so I love to keep learning fun by playing motivating sight word games like this simple gingerbread game. It's perfect for the holidays and, because it's editable, it works with any words under the sun. Just like...

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100 Free Playdough Mats

100 Free Playdough Mats

Playdough mats are an easy way to grow kids' imaginations, develop fine motor skills and teach important skills like counting and the ABCs. This roundup of 100 free playdough mats includes some of our favorite finds from across the web. Get inspired...

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Free Teacher Planner

Free Teacher Planner

I loved every. single. second. of designing this free teacher planner for you! It's *jam packed* with helpful schedule and organization pages you'll use all year long. The type A in me went wild! Snag your FREE teacher planner and then hop over and join The Plato Pack...

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20+ Must-Try Halloween Science Experiments for Kids

20+ Must-Try Halloween Science Experiments for Kids

These 20 Halloween science experiments for kids are sure to get little ghosts and goblins excited. Make tea bag ghosts really fly, whip up a batch of dancing Frankenworms and use candy to make a magically growing pumpkin. There are so many spook-tacular science...

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Fall Centers

Fall Centers

Get ready for some seriously fun learning! These 14 fall centers are perfect for kindergarten or first grade and include print-and-play math AND literacy stations. Snag your super-sized pack in our shop or on Teachers Pay Teachers! Easily Differentiate The fall...

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Glow in the Dark Playdough Recipe

Glow in the Dark Playdough Recipe

This glow in the dark playdough recipe is guaranteed to make playtime exciting! And the best part is that you only need to add ONE simple ingredient to our super squishy playdough recipe to make the magic happen. Whip up your batch below and then continue the squishy,...

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Christmas Playdough Recipes

Christmas Playdough Recipes

These homemade Christmas playdough recipes are perfect for the holidays! They'll have little bakers whipping up batch after batch of delicious smelling treats. Chocolate, candy cane, sugar cookie, orange clove, and egg nog dough - they all smell so real, even I was...

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Pumpkin Spice Salt Tray

Pumpkin Spice Salt Tray

Salt tray writing is a super simple, multi-sensory way to encourage kids to practice letter formation and sight words. And with a little orange food color and a dash of pumpkin pie spice, you can quickly turn an ordinary salt tray into a PUMPKIN SPICE one. It's such a...

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Halloween Rhyming Match Up!

Halloween Rhyming Match Up!

Halloween is almost here and that means it's the perfect time to play Halloween Rhyming Match Up! Grab the free game below and then hop over and snag the Rhyming Activity Pack in our shop or on Teachers Pay Teachers! Getting Ready Prepping the Halloween Rhyming Match...

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21 Super Fun Pumpkin Activities for Kids

21 Super Fun Pumpkin Activities for Kids

Tis' the season for all things orange! There are SO MANY super fun pumpkin activities and we're excited to pass along our favorites from across the web. This fall-themed roundup includes pumpkin-themed math, literacy and science projects your kids will LOVE. Have...

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Apple Activities Kids Will Beg to Repeat

Apple Activities Kids Will Beg to Repeat

Nothing screams fall quite like apples, am I right? These 16 motivating apple activities make it fun to practice literacy, math, science and STEM. And the best part is that your kindergarten and first grade students will LOVE every single one of them! Snag your...

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Lesson Planning Cheat Sheets

Lesson Planning Cheat Sheets

Do some of your students struggle to read but you're not sure how to help? If you've ever wished you had an easy lesson planning cheat sheet that would help you pick "just right" reading lessons, these are for you! Whether you need a quick reference to help you plan...

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Sight Word Lists

Sight Word Lists

The first 100 sight words make up about 50% of the text we read. Crazy, isn't it? That's why these handy sight word lists are so helpful - they make it easy for students to keep track of the words they know AND the words they still need to practice. Dolch Sight Words...

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Sound Boxes for Phonemic Awareness

Sound Boxes for Phonemic Awareness

Sound boxes are a great way to build phonemic awareness with new readers because they encourage children to focus on one sound at a time and then blend those sounds together to make a word. Download your sample below and then hop over and grab our MEGA PACK of 114...

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Spin a Word Family

Spin a Word Family

For most kids, those tricky middle vowels take lots of practice to finally stick. (If you've ever read with a child who reads the word DOG as DIG or DUG or DEG, you know what I mean.) But thankfully, this batch of print-and-play word family games are a quick prep,...

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Back to School CVC Word Match

Back to School CVC Word Match

Activity for ages 5 to 7. Let's kick off a new school year with this fun back to school-themed CVC word match! Kids will love matching each consonant-vowel-consonant word with its picture and you'll love the quick and simple prep. It's a win-win! Getting Ready Like...

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Editable Sight Word Trash

Editable Sight Word Trash

Editable sight word games are my jam because they make it *so* easy to differentiate. I can print one version of a game for my struggling readers and a completely different version of the same game for my highest readers. From far away, they might look identical, but...

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Phonics 4 in a Row

Phonics 4 in a Row

Whether you're working on simple CVC words, digraphs, blends or R-influenced words, these playful Phonics 4 in a Row games are a must-play. Kids love them so much that they actually ASK to play again! Snag your set below and then hop over and snag our 26 more work...

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