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…

Student-Generated Questioning

Here’s a strategy that is so easy to implement, yet will yield tremendous results for your students in the area of reading comprehension. I have…

Fortune Cookie Quotes For the Classroom

“At the end of the day, people won’t remember what you said or did, they will remember how you made them feel.” ~Maya Angelou For…

Shoebox Stories

I don’t know about you, but I am always looking for ways to get kids excited about writing. I believe this idea came from a…

Where in the World Cups

Year after year I am always so surprised by the number of students who cross my path without knowing exactly where they live in the…

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…

Growth Mindset Bulletin Board

I needed a new approach with my hallway bulletin board this year, due to my new teaching position. I’m usually cutting out owls or Minions…

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…

A New Chapter

For those of you who have been following me on Instagram, you may have noticed that my classroom is taking a new shape this year.…

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…