How to Fund a Lockbox

So, you are ready to take the plunge and try a Lockbox Challenge in your classroom, but the cost of materials is preventing you from…

Yarn Tassel Garland DIY

Have you seen all the beautiful bulletin boards these days? Amazing fonts, colors, pom-poms, and garlands have me swooning. I had been looking to purchase…

Lock Code Tags

Using Lockbox Challenges in my classroom has been a serious game changer. I absolutely love what these challenges offer to my students, but I must…

Lockbox Tour

It’s fair to say that I have become kind of totally obsessed with lockboxes lately. Where have these things been my whole teaching life? After my…

DIY Number Function Box

Function boxes, or “in and out machines”, are a great way to introduce basic algebraic thinking to young learners. Students analyze the input and output…

Greater Than Less Than Chompers

Try not to judge. My kids eat a lot of Hubba Bubba bubble tape. Like, a lot. Trust me when I tell you that I…

Accordion Envelope Books

Happy August my teacher friends! School is just around the corner in my neck of the woods. Today marks the end of the Undercover Classroom…

Super Sleuth Challenge

Are you looking for an easy way to offer enrichment to your students? Super Sleuth is one way to provide daily challenge for students. I…

Stretch Books

Welcome to Week # 5 of the Undercover Classroom Summer Fold-a-thon! I’m here to fill up your bag of teaching tricks with all things foldable…

Paper Bag Books

Oh yeah! It’s Week #4 of the Undercover Classroom Fold-a-thon! This summer, I have been dishing out the secrets behind all of my favorite foldable…