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End of Year Activities

End of Year Activities

Most of us are nearing the end of the school year and I cannot believe how quickly the year has gone. Maybe it has crawled for some, but I think for everyone it is truly a great time to look back and reflect.  The progress and memories you have made with...

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End of the Year Activity: Scrapbooks!

End of the Year Activity: Scrapbooks!

This is one of my FAVORITE classroom activities. And I don't mean that like when I say fluency or adapted books are my favorite (although they are my favorite too...) but this is really my favorite because of how much the kids just love the finished products. I...

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Easter Ideas!

Easter Ideas!

Of course there is an “Old Lady” book for the Easter season.  Last year I read "There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Chick" by Lucille Colandro and paired it with a cute chick craft.  I decided to update the visual pictures to match the book along with the visual and...

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Summer School Ideas

Summer School Ideas

A great summer school session is a perfect mash up of a chill school day while still keep some of the structure and rigor that we thrive on during the school year. It's definitely appropriate (and NEEDED) to take it down a level. Work on social skills. Have fun. Do...

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May Resources & Links

May Resources & Links

It's May - people! You feel like you are done with the school year but you've really got a full month of learning ahead of you. (or maybe you are some of those luckies who are done at the end of May). Before you pack up your sharpies and start cleaning out your...

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April Ideas & Resources

April Ideas & Resources

They say April showers bring May flowers. Fingers crossed. I am READY for spring. We can't complain about this milder winter but that still can't stop amor yearning for the days of flip flops and sunshine. Check out my favorite April activities & resources for the...

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St. Patrick’s Day Party Ideas

St. Patrick’s Day Party Ideas

St. Patrick's Day is a stellar excuse for a party. March tends to drag. You start dreaming of April and warm weather and then realize it's only 4 days into March. Dang. If you are bored you better believe your students are bored too. And you know my mantra - a bored...

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March Resources & Ideas

March Resources & Ideas

Whether or not March is in like a lion, one thing that will make it a little more lamb-like is a boatload of new resources! St. Patrick's Day Idioms Crossword Puzzle Pack Dr. Seuss Elements of a Story Dr. Seuss Nonfiction Emergent Readers Dr. Seuss Research Activity ...

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