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## Surviving The End Of The School Year

No matter what grade you teach, I think it’s safe to say that the end of the school year can feel more than a little chaotic for everyone! There is so much to get done, organize and plan for, plus our kiddos are usually a little more rambunctious than usual. Over the years I have…

## 3 Engaging Ways To Help Students Master Math Facts

Mastering math facts in first grade can be tricky! Learning basic addition and subtraction math facts requires LOTS of practice, but how do you plan for repetition while keeping student engagement? I’m so glad you asked. . . Come along with me as we cover 3 engaging ways to help students master math facts! Mastering…

## Fun With Fairy Tales

Teaching fairy tales to young learners is so much fun! It’s truly one of the easiest genres to teach because children are so captivated by the stories. When I was still in the classroom, this was always one of my favorite lessons. In today’s post, I am bringing some of my favorite tips and activities…

## Engaging Spring Activities Your Students will Love!

Winters can feel so very long in the classroom. Once spring has finally shown signs of coming, most teachers are more than ready to jump into some seasonal activities to celebrate! Spring is a great time to explore some new science topics, make time for some fun crafts and add a little bit of themed…

## Plant Life Cycle Activities: An Engaging 1st Grade Unit

If you are like most 1st grade teachers out there, your curriculum calls for a plant study. But where do you start? There is so much you could cover and so many ways you could do it! Sometimes all of that choice can be overwhelming. Don’t waste time stressing about your plant life cycle activities!…

## 3 Fun Hands-On Fractions Activities

Fractions aren’t always an easy concept for students, but that doesn’t mean they can’t be fun! The best way to introduce fractions isn’t a worksheet. It’s engaging and fun hands-on fractions activities! Before you get to those paper and pencil tasks that you have planned for your fraction unit, I urge you to try introducing…