Reindeer Fact Freebie

It’s that time of the year where we are all scrambling to find some meaningful activities while still trying to be festive! I love talking about reindeer this time of the year and doing a lot of various fiction and non-fiction books. Here are some of my favorites! This is so fun to have up […]

December Curriculum Map

Sorry I’m a few days late but I’m still recovering from my trip to Minnesota! We already started our Gingerbread unit this week where we do a lot with comparing characters and stories. I also have the students start using character pictures to re-tell the story. As we all know, December is a crazy busy […]

Minnesota Kindergarten Conference

So far, I am loving my time here in Minnesota! You all have been absolutely wonderful and I can’t wait for our after lunch sessions. As promised, here are the sessions from today. Everything in my TpT store will be on sale today and tomorrow! Squeezin’ in Science and Social Studies Again, so much content! […]

Inference Lesson *In My Fur Ring”

I LOVE this idea and I take zero credit because it is not mine. A fab 5th grade teacher, Kelli M.,┬áthat used to teach at my school came up with this fun idea and it is absolutely genius. I put a few of my own twists on it but I think this is such a […]

Thick and Thin Questions

It’s that time of the year when we all start to feel a little bit anxious about the breaks we have coming in our future. A lot of us just got done with our Fall breaks and we have Thanksgiving and Christmas break on the horizon. This is also the time of year when we […]

Phonemic Awareness Set 2

Happy Saturday! I am finally finished with Set 2 of my Phonemic Awareness Activities! People ask, does it really only take 5 minutes? Yes! Once you start to get in the groove, you get a little quicker and the students know what to expect. I have a FB live you can watch for this set […]

Critical Thinking in the Classroom

I got asked to cover Critical Thinking in some of my future presentations and I’m going to lie…I was (and honestly still am) really intimidated by a topic that sounds like something my college professors would be much better at than me. I know that I use it in my classroom and I know that […]

Student Birthday Freebie

Hey friends! Yesterday was my first official day with my kiddos and believe it or not, it was also a birthday in my room. You know how it goes back to school…I kind of felt like I had to scramble to find something for my little birthday friend. Of course, we don’t want to break […]