Alphabet Lock Center

Alphabet Lock Center

Have you seen these Lakeshore Alphabet Learning Locks before? Our kids are LOVING them! So today we're sharing our alphabet lock center and a free printable to go along with them! This article (and most) on Simply Kinder does contain affiliate links.  Clicking these...

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Free Book Club Letter

Free Book Club Letter

I LOVE sending home Scholastic Book Club flyers.  Such a great program to get free books for your class. I always like to accompany it with a letter and so here is a free Book Club letter so you can too! Be sure to download all the way and open in Adobe to edit....

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Crayon Sharpener Review

Crayon Sharpener Review

When I saw it, I knew I had to have it.  I knew we were meant to be!  And so, here is our honest teacher opinion; our Elmer's Crayon Sharpener review. (Legal stuff, this article is not sponsored by Elmer's in any way but it does contain affiliate links to Amazon!...

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Mini Eraser Storage & Activities

Mini Eraser Storage & Activities

I don't know about you, but I am always super excited about the mini erasers I find.  Behold - an amazing Mini Eraser Storage Solution and some great activities to use with those fun little math manipulatives.  (This articles contain affiliate links). I found this...

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Do NOT Buy These Back to School Supplies (For Real)

Do NOT Buy These Back to School Supplies (For Real)

  Consider this article a public service announcement on behalf of early childhood teachers everywhere.  With the back to school season upon us, we want everyone to get the best value and the best quality for their money.  And so, here is our Do NOT Buy These...

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The Best Teacher Printer

The Best Teacher Printer

What is the best teacher printer you ask?  Printers are great but what's even better is a printing service! This and many articles on Simply Kinder contain Amazon affiliate links.  These links make shopping easier for you, don’t cost you to use them, and help us to...

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LeapTV in the Classroom

LeapTV in the Classroom

If you are looking to add a little more technology to your classroom or looking for a fun new center for your students LeapTV is for you!  LeapTV in the Classroom will be loved by all! LeapTV is a kid friendly and educational video gaming system that is great for your...

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Black Friday Deals for Teachers

Black Friday Deals for Teachers

Black Friday is a great time to shop for the upcoming holidays but it's also a great time to stock up for your classroom!  (We teachers never stop thinking about school right?!)  And so here is your list of Black Friday Deals for Teachers. We scoured the ads and...

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Reading Intervention – Word Whammer

Reading Intervention – Word Whammer

Coming up with different reading intervention activities is definitely one of the tricky tasks we have as teachers!  We know that what worked in whole group did not work for these children and so we have to constantly mix it up when we pull them for small groups or...

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Teacher Supplies on Amazon!

Teacher Supplies on Amazon!

Teacher Supplies I Only Get On Amazon! Like most teachers, I LOVE Teacher Supplies.  But over the years I have figured out that there are some supplies that I just would rather buy on Amazon!  And with Prime, it's really a no brainer.  Whether you are back-to-school...

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Disney Classroom Decor

Disney Classroom Decor

Disney Classroom Decor Makeover and Giveaway with Eureka School! I am so excited to be sharing with you a Disney Classroom Makeover with my friends at Eureka School and Teach-A-Roo!  Everything from bulletin boards, to jobs, to desk plates were redone!  Take a peek...

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Ron Clark Academy

Ron Clark Academy

What I learned at Ron Clark Academy! I was fortunate enough to get to visit the Ron Clark Academy last month and I am so excited to share the experience with you!  It was an amazing professional development day and I highly recommend all teachers who have a passion...

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Custom Class Shirts You Will Love!

Custom Class Shirts You Will Love!

I am so excited to share with you some amazing custom class t-shirts that I know you will adore!!! Aren't they adorable? The kids draw their little faces, you send them in, and they print the shirts! And guess what... I have teamed up with my Freebielicious friends...

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Magic School Bus Science Kits!

Magic School Bus Science Kits!

I seriously am in love with these things and I brought them to Vegas to show all my teacher friends how we are missing out on this amazing resource in our classrooms! My love for these started at home.  I had a homeschooling friend who emailed me and said... "Hey Jen,...

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Amazing & Free Sight Word Ninja App

Amazing & Free Sight Word Ninja App

I am just in love with the Sight Word Ninja app... I had to officially share with you all!  Totally free and all of your kids will love but especially your struggling readers! I used this app in my classroom last year with just my personal iPhone.  I had zero...

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Great Reading App

Great Reading App

I came across this great new app that I have been using the last few month of school that I am know you will all love... it's called FarFaria!  USA Today called this app the "Netflix for Children's Books" so I was super excited to give it a try! It currently has over...

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A Peek Inside My Writing Lab

A Peek Inside My Writing Lab

One of my favorite parts of my class is always my writing lab!  I love having spaces or centers for kids to go work and this one is that no matter what school I am at I have ready to go on day 1 because it really is so versatile! So here it is… my writing lab....

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Another Giveaway Item & 12 Days of Christmas

So excited to announce ANOTHER item for my Year End Giveaway!  So many AMAZING prizes so far?  Have you entered?  Have you done your daily entries? Yesterday I got a NEW shirt from TeacherShirts.com!  I have ordered from them long before I was a blogger and so I whole...

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Alphabet Shower Curtain

Alphabet Shower Curtain

A few months ago I purchased this AMAZING shower curtain from Educents with the alphabet on it!  I shared it on my fanpage and several people wondered how I would use it in my classroom.  You always have to look at things a little creative... throw that shower curtain...

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Partner Up For Fun, MpM Giveaway, and Some Winners!

This last week one of my main goals was to get my tables set! Have you used the plastic desk pockets before?  Oh-Em-Gee they are amazing and I am not sure how I ever lived without them!  Goodbye box tape!  You basically just affix the pocket to the desk and then you...

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Teacher Shirts

OMG - Did she just say Teachers Make Great Lovers?  Keep reading to see why A+ Images is the go to company for ALL of your needs! We at Freebielicious are so excited to announce teaming up with A+ Teacher Images (the greatest t-shirt company for teachers and more, in...

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Pencil Sharpener Giveaway!

So all over the internet I have seen these bloggers with these crazy pencil sharpeners... what's that all about?  So I did some asking around and discovered this great new pencil sharpener.  Classroom Friendly Supplies gave me one to try out AND is giving one to a...

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