D and B Reversals – Bright Ideas Hop

D and B Reversals – Bright Ideas Hop

It's Bright Ideas time again!  So here's an easy idea to help kiddos with the common error of switching d's and b's! I actually have 3 doors in my small room!  Two of those doors we use every day.  So we now have a d door and a b door!  (We used to just have a d for...

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Spring Freebies for a Great Cause!

Spring Freebies for a Great Cause!

Spring is in full bloom where I live!  Is it where you are?   My post today is for a very important reason… meet my friend Tori and her new baby Mason!   I want to share with you a special fundraiser that I am a part of: Tori’s Tiny Miracles Fundraiser! Tori...

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President’s Day Freebies!

President’s Day Freebies!

I don't know about you but my mind is on Valentine's day!  President's Day is just around the corner too!  So here's a quick freebie! This is a fun writing activity I plan on using on Tuesday after President's Day.  The students will draw themselves in as president...

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President’s Day Freebie! (And Close Reading Freebie too!)

President’s Day Freebie! (And Close Reading Freebie too!)

So excited about upcoming President's day.. not just because it's a day off but because I just love teaching science and social studies to the littles!  So here are some great resources for President's Day and of course 2 amazing freebie for you all! I always start my...

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Videos that Teach!

I love adding a video or two into my lessons!  They are so engaging and fun for the kids! Here's a peek at the videos I am using now in class! BETWEEN THE LIONS I just love these!  I here's some of my favorites this time of year! A generic song about reading. Just...

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New Year’s Resolution Freebie!

I have to admit.. I am not one for New Year's Resolutions!  To be honest.. I never really understood this as a holiday... but don't get me wrong I will use any reason I can to get together with friends to celebrate! But I have big dreams and big goals and I am working...

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Holidays Around the World for Kinder and First!

Another unit I am so excited about!  Holidays Around the World!  I started this unit last year and really struggled to get it to make sense.  You don't want to talk about religion.. but when you are talking about many of these traditions it's really hard to explain...

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Pumpkins Activities for Kindergarten!

Pumpkins Activities for Kindergarten!

I just love pumpkins and so this is one of my favorite times of year to be a teacher!  So I am here with some pumpkin resources for your that I know you will love! There are so many great pumpkin books... Pumpkin, Pumpkin, The Littlest Pumpkin, and I could go on and...

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Letter and Number Writing Poems

Teaching kids to write the letter and number writing poems correctly seems like something you do all year in kinder (and I am hearing the same from first grade teachers as well!) So I have the ultimate resources for you! They will never be this cheap again so head on...

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Free Pacing Guide for Any Grade Level

Free Pacing Guide for Any Grade Level

I am convinced that one of the most important things you can do to have a great school year is to be organized.  This Free Pacing Guide will help you plan out your school year and help keep your teacher heart very happy. This article works well with these Simply...

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End of Year Writing Freebie

That's right... we are gearing up for first grade in kindergarten.  My favorite saying "Oh - you can't do that in first grade" or "Wow - that's first grade quality!" I all of the books that are available during this time of year.  These are two of my favorites: Last...

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Zoo Everything & Zoo Freebie!

That's right, it's that time of year!  Zoo field trip time!  And I have some goodies for you for the zoo! So lets start with some fun stuff.  First fun thing is the Raffi song Going to the Zoo!  I love, love, love it!  Unfortunately, they pulled the video from YouTube...

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President’s Day Freebie

We were all so wrapped up on Valentines that we may have overlooked that President's Day was right around the corner.  Here's some resources to make it a little easier for you! A fun video that is age appropriate! A fun catchy song from Harry Kindergarten.  I plan on...

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Kindergarten Football Activities

I admit... I am not big on football.  I had to even post on Facebook to find out what a touchdown and field goal were to make sure I am making the right vocabulary! So I made this little Literacy set - Simply Football: Included is Football Frenzy - Roll a dice and...

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Arctic Animals Craftivity Book

As we prepare to return to work in January I wanted to share with you a unit that I just posted I am very excited about.  Arctic Animals Craftivity Book. I find it very easy to plan math and reading AND very difficult to plan science and social studies.  So I have...

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Christmas Card Writing Center

Christmas card is definitely a fading trend but they make a super fun and engaging center for kids of many ages! First you need some Christmas cards!  Each year about this time I start requesting old holiday cards from my students.  Maybe they saved the cards from...

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Llama Llama Holiday Class Book!

Just added Llama Llama Holiday Drama to my Class Book and Take Home Backpack Freebie! Do just the class book, or assemble a whole backpack to send home with the kids!  Either way your students will love this activity for Llama Llama Holiday Drama! Click the images...

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Take Home Book Freebie!

I am very excited to be starting the whole Take Home Backpack thing with my kids.  I have seen teachers do it here and there but it was not until my own kindergartner got to participate in it that I really saw the impact it had! So here is my FIRST Take Home Backpack...

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Thankful Class Book Freebie

A fun freebie for your kinders!  Print the title page with a class picture and by Mrs. Kadar's Class.  Print each student a writing page.  Of course students write names and what they are thankful for.  Have them illustrate it with black crayon only leaving wide...

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Voting Ballot Freebie

Last minute ballot for voting tomorrow.   Because I could not find one for the littles! Download from my Random Freebies file on TpT! Amazing Obama and Romney clipart from Melonheadz Illustrating.  (Who has done much of the work on my blog as well as many other...

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Pumpkin Book Report Freebie!

I just love this time of year!  And Halloween is one of my favorite holidays!  But many schools are not allowed to celebrate Halloween... here's your solution... Students will select a book with their parents and then complete one of the following pumpkin book...

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