FREE Roll the Sight Word Game – Christmas Edition

Learning sight words takes practice and drilling. So why not make if fun for your student this holiday season? I actually created this sight word game for my kindergartener and 2nd grader. They both need some extra practice in this area. My kindergartener is learning to read the sight words, so I just have her roll the dice, and she reads the word. She tallies off the words that she read on the chart. My 2nd grader rolls the dice {Read More}

The 5 Most Underrated Christmas Movies

When Christmas draws near, and it’s cold and soggy outside, there’s nothing more fun than popping in a DVD or firing up Netflix and watching a Christmas movie together. But it’s easy to get tired of the old standards – Miracle on 34th Street and It’s a Wonderful Life seem like they are always on cable, and then there’s that 24-hour marathon of A Christmas Story that keeps drawing you in on Christmas Eve. But if you limit yourself to {Read More}

FREE Pumpkin Patch Playdough Mats with Recipe!

My children think playdough mats are the coolest! I love to create them, too. It’s pumpkin season, so I thought it would be super FUN for the Princess to practice her number recognition and counting with these pumpkin playdough mats. And of course, we had to make pumpkin pie playdough to go along with these pumpkins playdough mats. The pumpkin pie playdough smells absolutely wonderful. My daughter learned quickly that it was not edible. I love making homemade playdough because it less expensive and it last a very {Read More}

7 Fall Science Experiments that you don’t want to miss!

Fall is here! There’s a change in weather, colors, and schedules that just make the season FUN! One of my favorite things to do with my students and my own children to is to find seasonal science experiments. What would be more fun than starting off the joyful season with a few fall science experiments? Here are 7 fall science experiments that I found hidden on the web.  Start the Fall off with learning why the leaves are changing with {Read More}

FREE 2018 and 2019 Monthly Printable Calendars – Owl Themed

Get ahead this year and print your FREE 2018  and 2019 Monthly Printable Calendars today! I like to place mine on the refrigerator and use as a family calendar. Some readers enjoy using them for menu planning. I print an extra set for my classroom for my own personal use. I usually write down what TEKS I am going to cover for that particular day. I can’t get by without my favorite markers either. I need my daily encouragement I seek {Read More}