Word Family Garden Activity

Word Family Garden Activity

Do your kids have a serious case of spring fever, too?  This word family activity is a great way to focus all of that warm weather daydreaming on an important reading concept: word families!  Watch them turn into a beautiful garden right before your eyes. Put simply,...

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14 Must-Have Bug and Butterfly Activities

14 Must-Have Bug and Butterfly Activities

Do your kids love bugs and butterflies?! These 14 must-have activities will keep preschoolers and kindergarteners learning and engaged for weeks.  Practice alphabet letters, sight words, numbers, addition, writing, learn about the butterfly life cycle and so. much....

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11 Plant Life Cycle Activities

11 Plant Life Cycle Activities

Looking for fun ways to teach kids about the plant life cycle?! These 11 science activities and experiments are perfect for preschool, kindergarten and first grade.  Make a sprout house, try your hand at leaf chromatography, turn a flower not one but TWO colors and...

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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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My Little Sprout House

My Little Sprout House

Kids love learning about how things grow and these adorable Little Sprout Houses take the science fun factor up a notch. With just a few minutes of prep, you'll be ready for WEEKS of mesmerizing excitement! Grab these sprout houses (plus 30 more easy-to-follow science...

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Paper Plate Flower Craft for Kids

Paper Plate Flower Craft for Kids

This paper plate flower craft for kids is sure to brighten up your home or classroom after a cold and dreary winter. And, as a big bonus, it's a great homemade Mother's Day gift too! My favorite Mother's Day gifts from the kids are items they have made themselves....

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How to Make Bird’s Nest Helpers

How to Make Bird’s Nest Helpers

Looking for an engaging backyard kids' science activity? Create bird's nest helpers filled with nest building supplies your feathered friends will love. Then, enjoy watching the birds find a home! With the arrival of spring, we've noticed our resident crows busy...

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Tissue Paper Butterfly Craft

Tissue Paper Butterfly Craft

The sun is shining, thermometers are climbing - and that can only mean one thing... spring is on its way!  This spring-themed butterfly craft can easily be modified for preschoolers to second graders and is a perfect compliment to our popular bugs and butterflies math...

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Bicolor Flowers Kids’ Science

Bicolor Flowers Kids’ Science

To show children just what plants do with all the H2O we give them, I added a little twist on a classic kids' science experiment by dyeing a single flower not one but TWO colors. I have to say, this was a whole lot trickier than I had anticipated, but the results made...

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Very Hungry Caterpillar Craft

Very Hungry Caterpillar Craft

The Very Hungry Caterpillar is a super popular and beloved book by many. After cuddling up to read the story together, my kids and I were eager to work on a Very Hungry Caterpillar craft, so we pulled out our stash of clean toilet paper rolls and got to work making...

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Flower Roll and Cover Math Game

Flower Roll and Cover Math Game

I love using roll and cover games with my students because they make it so fun to practice different math skills: addition, subtraction and even number recognition. Scroll below to grab your free flower-themed game boards and then save even more planning time by...

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Flower Power Diphthong Activity

Flower Power Diphthong Activity

Are you working on ou/ow diphthongs in phonics? This flower power sort is a fun diphthong activity that practices reading and focuses on those tricky spelling patterns. It's perfect for use as a small group center or as a whole group read and write the room. Make sure...

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Bug Number Cards

Bug Number Cards

These free bug number cards are a motivating way for preschoolers to practice counting and number recognition. Grab your copy of the creepy-crawly bug cards below and then check out our three fun ways to use them. Then hop over and grab our best selling Number...

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My Bug Book Activity

My Bug Book Activity

Kids love getting outside and observing nature in action. This free bug book printable is a wonderful way to keep track of what they see and learn.  Just like our other kids' science activities, this bug activity is a quick prep, engaging afternoon project. Getting...

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Flower Alphabet Match

Flower Alphabet Match

We often say we learn 26 letters. While that's partially true (we learn 26 letter names) we are actually learning several more symbols when we combine both upper and lowercase. So, practice, repetition and having fun are all ways I can help my kids work on their...

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Pond Counting Mats: Numbers 1-10

Pond Counting Mats: Numbers 1-10

Looking for a fun way to work on counting 1-10 with preschoolers?! Whether you use turtle counters, plastic frogs or something else, these playful counting mats will be a fun part of a pond or spring theme!  Snag your set below and then hop over and grab our best...

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Spring Sight Word Puzzles

Spring Sight Word Puzzles

Add a huge dose of fun to your literacy centers or word work stations with a batch of spring sight word puzzles! Grab your copy below and then hop over and snag our best selling sight word games in the shop or on Teachers Pay Teachers! Signs of spring are everywhere!...

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Bug Counting Clip Cards

Bug Counting Clip Cards

Have some students who love anything creepy crawly?!  These bug counting clip cards are a fun way to add some insect fun to your math centers while practicing counting from 0-20 and reading ten frames. Snag your set below and then hop over and grab our best selling...

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Making Ten Flower Coverall

Making Ten Flower Coverall

Making ten is such an important concept for students because it builds their addition fact fluency and number concept. This playful flower coverall game is such a fun way to practice making ten with the numbers one through nine. Flower Coverall is perfect for spring!...

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Raindrop Beginning Sound Match

Raindrop Beginning Sound Match

"Rain, Rain, Go Away..." Are you having some rainy days this spring, too?  Even if you aren't, this raindrop beginning sound match is a great alphabet activity to add to your spring literacy centers! Scroll below to grab your freebie and then make sure to hop over and...

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