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from Tales from a Very Busy Teacher

Halloween Art Project and Writing Piece

Haunted house writing and art project. Perfect classroom activity for the fall months. Such a fun way to explore creative writing with your elementary school students!

from Teachers Pay Teachers

Build A Tiny House! Project Based Learning Activity, A PBL

Let students learn how math concepts are connected to the real world as they design their own 3D TINY HOUSE! Area, perimeter, and geometry-- math is everywhere in this project based learning activity (PBL). Designing, creating, and problem solving are key features of this resource. Build a Tiny House! $

from The School Counselor Kind

Cotton vs. Sandpaper Words

Cotton vs. Sandpaper Words. Great lesson to use with Mean Jean or using a Social Filter with the Social Thinking curriculum. social skills


The #SutterDavisHospital farmers market hosted students from Pioneer Elementary School Child Development Center. The market offers a wealth of farm-fresh summer produce, including berries, stone fruits, organic and conventional produce, plus local honey, olive oil, blueberry balsamic vinegar and conventional and gluten-free baked goods. Read more...

from What I Have Learned

Five Cooperative Learning Activities to do on the First Day of School

Five cooperative learning activities that will help build your classroom community during the first week of school. Find out the activities that I have fallen in love with over the past 16 years of teaching. First Day of School | Back to School | Classroom Prep | Classroom Management | Back-to-school | Classroom Culture | Classroom Cooperation | Elementary School

from Christi Fultz

Bingo for Books

Tuesday was our annual Bingo for Books event. I posted about it on my Facebook page and had several questions about it, so I wanted to elaborate here. It’s surprisingly simple and so much fun. At our school, Bingo for Books started as a fourth grade event, then it moved to third grade, and is …

from Librarian Arika

Elementary Library Lessons

Being a librarian is more than recommending books (though that is what I enjoy the most!). Here is where I will keep links to all of the lessons I teach in my elementary school library. Keep in m...

from Teach123 - helping overworked teachers one lesson and idea at a time.

Virtual Field Trips

Virtual field trip links and FREE printables. even great for an afternoon with the grandchildren.