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…

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…

Placemat Bookmarks

Have you noticed all the plastic placemats that are popping up in stores lately? There are so many beautiful patterns to choose from! The dollar store…

Mason Jar Spray Craft

My daughter and I had some fun with a fall craft last weekend. We are trying to keep in mind that fall is just around…

Classroom Curtains

Do you have open storage shelves in your classroom that could use a pretty disguise? I did! Actually, for years I have dreamed about having…

Magnetic Dice Shakers

Okay, so here’s another fabulous dollar store find for your classroom, although I must admit that this one threw me a curve ball. I once…

Easy~Peasy Place Value

Here is an easy and inexpensive little tool you can make for teaching about place value. Grab yourself some pill boxes from the dollar store,…

Recycled Paper in the Classroom

Hello Friends and Happy Mother’s Day to all the moms out there! If you missed last year’s post about my awesome mom you can read…

Place Value Model Organization: Thrift Store Shabby …

Oh, place value models. I love you so dearly, but despise the chaos you create. Place value models are such an awesome teaching tool. Right?…