Martin Luther King Jr. Timeline Activity

We have been learning all about Martin Luther King Jr. this week with a lot of fun activities.  One of the class favorites was comparing brown eggs and white eggs.  We observed the outsides of the eggs and and how they looked different.  Once cracked open, the children were amazed that the eggs were identical […]

Crayon Photo Frame Ornaments

Since I switched grade levels this year, I found myself in a pinch for a quick, easy, inexpensive parent gift for my students to make this holiday season. (I don’t want to steal the thunder from my old teammates!)  These were easy enough for my Firsties to make and didn’t take a lot of time […]

Clip Charts and PBIS Behavior Management

Are you using clip charts or thinking about starting to implement a clip chart into your behavior management system? Let me tell you why what I do is different, even PBIS friendly!  I love my clip chart system. I use it in a POSITIVE way. The language is explicit and motivating, and it sets high […]

School Bus Pockets!

Back to School Bus Favors for Students

I am SO excited for Made it Monday!!!  I’m a bit of a crafty gal, and this is one of my favorite summer linkys! I have made these cute little school bus pockets for years, leaving them on the kids desks for the first day of school. Aren’t they cute??   They are made from […]

Dip the Halls!! – Freebie!

One of my go-to gifts is my “famous” Garlic-Dill Dip Mix. They are simple to put together and make GREAT gifts for teammates, office staff, assistants, or even your custodial crew.   They are perfect when you want to give something handmade but don’t want to bake. Plus, it is something people will use and […]

Magic Spelling Foam- FREEBIE!

My students LOVE practicing their spelling words using shaving cream. I call it “Magic Spelling Foam” to make it a little extra-special. I created this can label to perpetuate the gag. Hee! Hee! You can download it FREE  by clicking the pictures. Print and attach to a 14oz can of shaving cream. I buy mine […]

A few labels to start the summer…

Now that summer has begun, I have a HUGE list of things I want to get done.  First on this list is cleaning up my desktop.  It is cluttered with links and documents and things that just plain need to be put in their place!! Below are a few things I found that might be […]

Quick Thank You Note

So our “Fall” celebration is tomorrow, and surprisingly I have received a lot of treats and other goodies.  It is SO exciting!!  Even though I would love to send out personal thank you notes… I am realistic.  Not going to happen this weekend.  I whipped up a little thank you to send home.  It is […]