Unexpected Dinner Guest

“Nearly all the best things that came to me in life have been unexpected, unplanned by me.” ~ Carl Sandburg On Thanksgiving morning, my table…

Noodles and Turkeys

Hello Friends! How many of you are planning a Thanksgiving feast at your own house on top of Thanksgiving festivities in your classroom? It is…

Thanksgiving Bag Book Tutorial, Plus an Awesome …

Hello Everyone! Sorry for my absence. You know how some school years are just more draining than others? For many reasons, this is one of…

Clutter Jail

Okay teachers. Does this look familiar? Please tell me that I am not the only one. Do your students make little collections of junk inside…

Constitution Day and Preamble Stretch Book Video …

Constitution Day 2015 is just around the corner on Thursday, September 17th! Have you carved out some time this week to teach your students about…

First Week Snapshots

There is something magical about the first week of school. Even after all of these years, the excitement still feels the same. The smell of…

September Pick 3 Pinterest Linky

Hello Friends! Where in the world did August go? These last few weeks have been filled with all the hustle and bustle of a new…

Why I Love Lapbooks {a Video!}

Hello Friends! Many of you know that I love lapbooks, but you may not know WHY I love them so much or how I use…

Go Back to School in Style Giveaway!

Hey Teach! I know you want to go back to school in style. Of course you do! I am joining up with my friend Melissa…

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?…