FREE Vocabulary Worksheet

I created this free vocabulary worksheet for my third grade class. We are getting ready for our standardize state testing and I wanted the class to create a vocabulary notebook to review key words at home. We are spending a lot of time making inferences within the text or passage, so I thought this free vocabulary worksheet would help them with their inferences stragedies that we have been covering this past year.  Take a peek!   <<<Download the Vocabulary Worksheet>>> {Read More}

FREE Math Station for Kindergarten – What number are you on?

I’m a big advocate of math centers or math stations for the classroom and at home. It’s an engaging activity to keep students busy learning with concepts that have been previously taught while the teacher works in small groups or one to one instruction. Everybody wins. I created this simple math station for kindergarten students, but found that it benefits first graders,too.  Take a Peek Print one copy of the questions. I recommend printing several of the number lines if {Read More}

FREE Dr. Seuss Writing Prompts

These super fun Dr. Seuss writing prompts will get any reluctant writer into the writing mode. The key is to get those reluctant writers sharing their ideas in a funny mannerism. Dr. Seuss is everyones favorite, right? This tactic especially worked for my boys who thought that writing was just plain out torture.  Dr. Seuss’s birthday is March 2nd and it’s always enjoyable to celebrate. There are so many fun ideas on Pinterest that you could actually make a whole {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}