FREE Martin Luther King, Jr. Printable Pack – PreK and K!

I believe teaching our children about Martin Luther King, Jr is essential in their education. My children have a hard time grasping this concept because they honestly don’t see anything different about African-Americans except that their skin is darker than ours as Caucasian. It’s a tough subject to teach, but my children need to learn the truth.  Unfortunately, the world does not see all races as equal which is oblivious to me. I must prepare my children to preach the {Read More}

Spending New Years with Kids Ultimate List of FUN Ideas!

Have a blast this New Years with Kids! I actually rather spend New Years Eve with my children at home rather than traveling on one of the most dangerous evenings of the year. When I only had little ones, I would have our little New Year’s party at noon and do our own countdown. Since I now have a wide variety of ages, I have opted to celebrate it at midnight. I like to encourage our kiddos to dress up in something fancy or should I say {Read More}

What is a Jesse Tree? FREE Printables!

Many people ask this time of year, “What is a Jesse Tree?”   The Jesse Tree gets its name from the verses in Isaiah 11: 1. There shall come forth a Rod from the stem of Jesse, And a Branch shall grow out of his roots. The Jesse Tree is a FUN way to explain the story of Jesus’ genealogy and the history of God’s plan of salvation. It starts with creation to the birth of Jesus, concentrating on the {Read More}

FREE Fall Worksheet Packet for Preschool-First Grade

Fall is here! The children are thinking about what they want to be for Halloween and enjoying all the fall harvest decorations in their surroundings.   I remember getting so excited about this time of year as a child.  I created this Free Fall Worksheet Packet for Preschool – First Grade to keep the excitement of fall in our little students minds.  This Free Fall Worksheet Packet for Preschool – First Grade has a total of 4 pages to master addition {Read More}

Ways to Hold Students Accountable with Independent Reading and FREE Printable

One of the most frustrating tasks as an English Language Arts Reading teacher is holding your students accountable for their independent reading during class and at home. I found that if I take a sincere interest in their reading book selection they are more opt to actually take advantage of their independent reading time. I’m always looking for creative ideas on what to use instead of basic reading logs. 5 Ways to Hold Students Accountable in Reading other than Reading Logs Independent {Read More}