FREE Multiplication Skip Counting Worksheets – Back to School edition

Skip counting is a necessity in mastering multiplication facts. You can start skip counting as early as first or second grade. I recommend starting with 2’s, 5’s, and 10’s and move on to the other numbers as time permits. I wouldn’t move on until they mastered each table.  Singing a skip counting song helps tremendously in memorizing the multiplication facts. Just concentrate on one table at a time. FREE Multiplication Skip Counting Worksheets I created this skip counting worksheets for {Read More}

The Ultimate First Week of School Activities and more

Back to school can be an exciting time, but for some it’s extremely stressful for children who are attending a new school. I always like to make the first week of school activities FUN and entertaining, but educational, too. 

All About Sharks| Shark Week Activities and Resources

Are you and your family wanting to learn all about sharks? It’s always a fun and educational when you plan a fun-filled week of shark week activities during Shark Week.  Shark Week starts on July 22  I like to prepare at least one activity per day during Shark Week. It’s a great way to keep the kids busy and learning during the summer months. All About Sharks Resources Learn about 10 different sharks with these shark notebook pages Learn how {Read More}

FREE Homophone Worksheets| Grades 3-6

Homophones can be tricky to teach to your students. I found that it’s just best to have the students memorize the common homophones. I have introduced a homophone of the week to my class and have made a simple homophone memory game with index cards for student centers.  Take a Peek at the FREE Homophone Worksheets Two words are homophones if they are pronounced the same way but differ in meaning or spelling or both (e.g. bare and bear). Typically, you {Read More}

15 Butterfly Crafts for Kids

Butterfly crafts for kids are so exciting for children. I’m not sure if it’s the bright and bold colors of the lovely creatures or simply the magnificent life cycle of a butterfly. A butterfly represents deep and powerful representations of life. Many cultures associate the butterfly with our souls. The Christian religion sees the butterfly as a symbol of resurrection. Around the world, people view the butterfly as representing endurance, change, hope, and life.  There’s something about a butterfly that just brings {Read More}