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I heart 1st Grade

I heart 1st Grade

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Inexpensive ideas for using IKEA products in the classroom. Time to go shopping!

Primary Possibilities: Teachers Love Ikea

This is a "Shout Out Wall" where students can shout out their success in school, home, work or activities - image only

25 Picture Books That Rhyme

Picture book biographies

21 Picture Book Biographies - No Time For Flash Cards

amazing picture books about books, stories, and the alphabet!

New Picture Books About Books, Stories, and the Alphabet - Imagination Soup

Sight Word Game

Sight Word Game: Board Games

sight word ideas

Word Wall Centers |

Sample page from "Spectacular Sight Words Mega Pack" 189 pages of fun sight word practice, $

Spectacular Sight Words Mega Pack

Sight Word Bingo Freebie

Sight Word Bingo Freebie

A collection of {THE BEST!!} books for boys

{Recommended Books} Best loved by Boys - Kids Activities Blog

11 Free Reading Websites for Kids | Teacher's Lounge Blog | Really Good Stuff®

For kids who are easily distracted or overwhelmed by amount of work... mind. blown. This has worked with my most distracted kiddo!! I am SO glad I found this!!

Love that quote! I WILL have this up in my room next year!

So very true--maybe, because we accepted them, taught them and showed we cared, they will become the students we would like to have for someone else. I know that is MY experience.

Upcycled Education: Love. This. Quote.

My Reading Stamina Anchor Chart (Created with the children during the second week of school.) Creating Readers and Writers Blog Post

Creating Readers and Writers: Spring Cleaning

For group work!! Sounds an alarm when the noise from your kids, classroom or office goes over a certain number of decibels.

Noise Down - sound manager alarm app

10 Books That Inspire Kids to Write (+ writing paper printables)

Parent Support for At Home Reading - FREEBIE Parent Letter

Growing Firsties: Parent Support for At Home Reading

Literacy at Home: Parents are the most important part of Learning to Read.

A very detailed BEHAVIOR RECORDING FORM for those students who need just a bit more DOCUMENTING!

Mrs. McDaniel's 2nd Grade: Back To School Freebies


a year of many firsts: summer review websites for kids

Read Aloud Books on YouTube including: The Giving Tree, No David!, Lama Lama Red Pajama, Miss Nelson is Missing, If You Give a Mouse a Cookies, Olivia, Where the Wild Things Are, You Are Special, and many more!

Vocabulary Parade! Great way for your kiddos to really remember those new words! Class book idea: give each child a different word and an outline drawing of a person, and have them dress them to represent the word. Try adjectives like curious, terrifying, intense, mysterious, etc.

Books about reading

Picture Books About Reading - No Time For Flash Cards

photo of: Eric Carle Caterpillar to Butterfly Bulletin Board from Eric Carle RoundUP at RainbowsWithinReach

Eric Carle Birthday Party: RoundUP of Children's Art