Writing Activity, "My Heart is Full" (free; from Crazy for First Grade)

Love, love, love this February craftivity! Each student illustrates people, pets, places that fill his heart and then writes (or dictates to be written) his explanation. Makes a wonderful valentine bulletin board too!

The story of Martin Luther King as told by Kid President. Perfect for kids!

Kid President can be a fun video to show students to help them understand MLK from someone who is like them - a kid! It can also be used as a hook to an activity that has students making their own video as a president, discussing MLK's importance.

handprint/footprint turkey keepsake

The children can create their own turkeys with their handprints and footprints, a cute keepsake for Thanksgiving

Love that each feather of this turkey is a different pattern! A math craftivity!

TONS of Math, Writing, & Literacy Activities! Throw the number cube, put that number of squares on first feather. Throw cube again, put another color on same line of feather. Write equation under the feather.

Writing Activity, "My Heart is Full" (free; from Crazy for First Grade)

Love, love, love this February craftivity! Each student illustrates people, pets, places that fill his heart and then writes (or dictates to be written) his explanation. Makes a wonderful valentine bulletin board too!

GRINCH DAY!!! To make the Grinch grin...

First Grade Smiles: GRINCH DAY! This totally happened in the first grade class I observed.

These ideas are perfect for teaching students about spreading kindness during the holiday season. Students will learn about the gift of giving.

Ideas for Teaching Kindness at Christmas

I absolutely love Christmas. Even though it can be a stressful time, I think it is a holiday that has the potential to bring out the best in people. I really wanted to focus on spreading kindness duri

In this freebie, students and families will disguise a turkey so that it doesn't get eaten for Thanksgiving! Included in this family project:- Letter to parents & families explaining the project- Two different turkey templates (you choose which one you'd like to use)- Disguise the turkey writing pages (primary lined pages & regular lines included)Happy Thanksgiving!If you enjoy this creative ELA activity, you may also want to check out my Main Idea Mysteries unit!

In this freebie, students and families will disguise a turkey so that it doesn't get eaten for Thanksgiving! Included in this family project:- Letter to parents

Forth of July Handprint Art

Handprint Idea - July: patriotic Handprint art of July, kids craft, america, fireworks, summer craft

Thankful Tree with student handprints as the leaves!

Thankful Tree with student handprints as the leaves! But probably doing paper cut out handprints for less mess

Pumpkin Emergent Reader free file is HERE! Find a few fun math and literacy center activities for your kindergarten classroom. Pumpkin Glyph and Writing stations too!

Free Pumpkin Emergent Reader and MORE! Happy Fall!

Pumpkin Emergent Reader free file is HERE! Find a few fun math and literacy center activities for your kindergarten classroom. Pumpkin Glyph and Writing stations too!

Do you love teaching directed drawings in your primary classroom? Kids will LOVE the winter friend snowman directed drawing art activity. Decorate your classroom walls with Frosty and his friends this winter!

Winter Friend Snowman Directed Drawing

Groundhog Day directed drawing arts and crafts activity provides teachers with an easy to teach lesson and free directions that primary kids will love!

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