Valentine's Day Fingerprint Love Canvas - The Farmwife Crafts
It seems like Christmas was just yesterday and Valentine's Day is quickly approaching. I love preparing for Valentine's Day. I think it's because after the drab month that January in the Midwest can be, it's fun to add some pinks, purples, and reds to my decor. This Valentines' Day Fingerprint Love Canvas definitely brightens up my kitchen and puts a smile on my face every time I look at it!
A Pinterest Valentine's Day
I have been thinking about what to do with my friends this Valentine's Day. For the past ten years or so Valentine's Day celebrations have essentially been banned in my school. The ban went into effect when one year there was a ton of "He/She likes me, doesn't like me!" high drama. This year we have a new principal who is happy to let us celebrate Valentine's Day with our friends. I'm delighted!!! So, what to do? What to do? I have to stay away from the chocolate because I have two friends…
Mother’s Day Thumbprint Magnet Gift (First Grade Blue Skies)
Mother’s Day Thumbprint Magnet Gift Mother’s Day Thumbprint Magnet Gift: Just a quick post to show you what I did for Mother’s Day gifts this year. I wanted to keep it simple and sweet. I found these
How to be a friend
A simple activity and discussion for teaching young children how to be a friend based on the book "How to be a Friend" by Laurie Krasny Brown.
Easy Valentine Gift Ideas for the Teacher - Happy Home Fairy
Happy Baby has extreme sensitivity to light, so anytime I turn the light on in his bedroom in the mornings or whenever we walk outside, he has a really hard time adjusting. The last couple of days when I have gone outside to get my little man from the pick-up area after school I have found …
Shake It Up Hearts: No Mess Valentine Craft for Preschoolers
Shake it Up with this fun no mess Valentine craft for kids. Toddlers and preschoolers will love to make these fun hearts and you will love that there is no mess to clean afterwards!
Pretty Pink Sensory Bin for Valentine's Day
This pretty pink sensory bin for Valentine's Day is perfect for all pink loving kids! Plus, you can use it when you are reading 'Pinkalicious' too!
Plan for Next Year: Organize the Year, Topics & Daily Lessons
As an elementary teacher, how do you plan for next year? What do you need to consider when planning and how do you translate the big ideas into lesson plans for each and every day? When you're a teacher, planning is a big deal. It can take hours a week to plan well-crafted lessons that engage students and move them forward to the next level in their learning. There are so many pieces that go into creating a week's worth of lesson plans and it can be a daunting task. Getting organized by…
V is for vegetables - and various other things.
We're learning about the letter V this week, and while Valentines Day is a terrific V thing, we had to learn about vegetables too! The children brought one vegetable each from home, and I had lots of others on hand too. We had quite a variety! We sorted our vegetables by color. There were a LOT of green ones! Some vegetables grow above the ground, and others grow below the ground. We learned that people eat a lot of different parts of plants! Leaves and roots were mostly easy for the…
The Round Up of some fabulously cheesy but adorable Valentines Day Crafts you can do with your little ones! They'll never know it was last minute