mini unit based on the book Tops and Bottoms by Janet Stevenson... you are going to love it!
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Sharing Kindergarten: Center Saturday
Apple Five Senses - free mini unit from Kindergarten Lifestyle
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FREE Fun Freebie with 5 mini-posters and 5 printables. Describe apples using your five senses (hearing, sight, smell, touch, and taste). These posters are great aids for a discussion of using words to describe apples. This is such a fun mini-set for an apple theme.
Fun Freebie with 5 mini-posters and 5 printables. Describe apples using your five senses (hearing, sight, smell, touch, and taste).
FREEBIE: Apple Five Senses
Hi Freebielicious Friends! I hope the new school year is treating you well. It's hard to believe that it's already near the middle of September -- apple time!! I'm here today with a new freebie that will fit in just perfectly with any apple-themed unit you use. It's actually a five senses pack. We use apples to investigate using our five senses -- hearing, smell, touch, sight, and of course the best part is TASTE. This is a mini-poster pack with descriptive words that will help you and your little ones describe what you hear, smell, touch, see, and taste! I've also included printables so your kiddos can write what they experience. Click HERE to grab in my TpT store. After you grab the freebie, I'd love for you to pop over to my blog and check out everything there too! Have a great school year!
Common Core aligned butterfly unit! Tons of science, literacy, math and writing activities included! Check out the post for a freebie :)
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TGIF! - Thank God It's First Grade!: Butterflies! and a freebie!
Last week we got our classroom butterflies and the kids are SOOOO excited! We have already read a few butterfly books, watched a BrainPop Jr. video (they are obsessed), and began our butterfly observations: "I am wondering..." After we watched the BrainPop Jr. Butterfly video, we wrote down some facts we learned about butterflies: We will be studying butterflies for the next couple of weeks so I created a bunch of Common Core aligned activities to go along with our unit: Here is a sneak peek at some of the activities inside: Diagrams/Posters/Printables Literacy & Math Centers Writing Prompts If you'd like to read more about my Butterflies unit you can click here or on the picture of the cover above! This unit will be on sale through Monday :) PS - I have turned the observation booklet portion of this unit into a FREEBIE on TPT! Click the image below to download it! Have a great week!
Butterflies! and a freebie! - TGIF!
Cute Cloud craft for Weather Unit!!
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Cute Cloud craft for Weather Unit!! This teacher has an entire unit planned that you can pay for, but a lot of great ideas!
Cute Cloud craft for Weather Unit!! Maybe tie it more to the water cycle?
Cute Cloud craft for Weather Unit!! But snowflakes for feet :)
Falling Into First, cloud for science Weather unit
Weather - Cute Cloud craft for Weather Unit!!
Cloud Craft (Weather Project... Add Writing)
Cloud craft for a Weather Unit
cute weather art idea
Cute book to make after reading Silly Sally. so cute!
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Great projects and ideas to do along with reading books. Great book suggestions too!
Free classbook cover and student page to follow-up Silly Sally book.
Rhyming class book Silly Sally reference
Silly Sally class book // Rhyming
Rhyming class book Silly Sally
CLASS BOOK: Rhyming
Caps for Sale Read Aloud Video. This book is so fun and the voices in this video are great.
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Caps for Sale, by Esphyr Slobodkina is descobed on the cover as "a classic tale of a peddler, some monkeys, and their monkey business." While we much prefer actual books, you may find it useful to know that there are books such as this one that have been read onto videos. #books
Caps for Sale Read Aloud Video. This book is so fun and the voices in this video are great. <3 this was one of my favorite books growing up
Caps for Sale Read Aloud Video. This book is so fun and the voices in this video are great. On you tube try: Books read aloud
Caps for Sale --- one of my MOST favorite book classics! "Caps, caps for sale! 50 cents a caps!"
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Favorite books read aloud on You Tube. Caps For Sale
ONE OF MY MOST FAVORITE BOOKS!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Caps for Sale....this was my favorite book
Caps For Sale - book video
Tops and Bottoms Comparing Character Traits~ FREEBIES
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Tops and Bottoms Comparing Character Traits~ FREEBIES - use with Linda Hoyt's Interactive Read-Alouds
TOPS AND BOTTOMS COMPARING CHARACTER TRAITS~ FREEBIES - TeachersPayTeachers.com
Tops and Bottoms Comparing Character Traits~ FREEBIES LOVE this story!
Tops and Bottoms - Free Comparing Character Traits!
Comparing Character traits freebie
Different activities for this book
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Pitner's Potpourri: Tops and Bottoms / Literacy activity and synonym & antonym activity
Different activities for the book, Tops & Bottoms (plants)
Pitner's Potpourri: Tops and Bottoms Sequencing Activity
Classroom Freebies: Tops and Bottoms -- Double Freebies!
Pitner's Potpourri: Tops and Bottoms I love this book
pitner's 2nd grade-literacy ideas
Tops and Bottoms activities
Pitner's Potpourri: Tops and Bottoms
Fall Freebies and I’ve Missed You!
Autumn books. I use the book to teach cause and effect! The kids love it!
Leaf Theme Preschool, Leaf Preschool Theme, Fall Unit, Fall Teaching Ideas, Fall Theme, Children S Book, Leaf Blew
When The Leaf Blew In by Steve Metzger. $5.99. Publisher: Cartwheel Books (August 1, 2009). Publication: August 1, 2009. Reading level: Ages 3 and up
When The Leaf Blew In by Steve Metzger. $5.99. Reading level: Ages 3 and up. Publication: August 1, 2009. Publisher: Cartwheel Books (August 1, 2009)
When The Leaf Blew In by Steve Metzger, http://www.amazon.com/dp/0545112818/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_loDmqb0SAPGG5
When The Leaf Blew In by Steve Metzger. $5.99. Publisher: Cartwheel Books (August 1, 2009). Reading level: Ages 3 and up. Publication: August 1, 2009
When The Leaf Blew In by Steve Metzger. $5.99. Reading level: Ages 3 and up. Publisher: Cartwheel Books (August 1, 2009). Publication: August 1, 2009
Chalk Talk: A Kindergarten Blog: When the Leaf Blew In Other Fall/Leaf activities
Week 2: Nouns and Verbs Read-Aloud Book
fall unit - preschool
Fall Theme activities
Plant Parts We Eat--good science video to use with "Tops and Bottoms"
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Plant Parts We Eat--good science video to use with "Tops and Bottoms" 2:05. Some challenging terms, but good overall for Kindies
Plant Parts We Eat--good science video to use with "Tops and Bottoms". Shows the six parts of a plant, brief description of what it is/does, and a few examples of food see eat 2:00 minutes long
Plant Parts We Eat by K-State College of Human Ecology
Plant Parts We Eat on Vimeo
Plant Parts We Eat
This is "Plant Parts We Eat" by kstatehe on Vimeo, the home for high quality videos and the people who love them.
Picture Books on YouTube
Picture Books on YouTube - Teach Beside Me
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Who knew that there were #picturebooks on Youtube? Using technology to aid in reading skills is a great idea!
Who knew that there were #picturebooks on Youtube? thanks to @TeachBesideMe I now do. Great names such as #barefootbooks is included in the extensive list #homeschoollinkup
Who knew that there were #picturebooks on Youtube? thanks to @TeachBesideMe I now do. Some wonderful Classics are included
Who knew that there were #picturebooks on Youtube? These would be great for reading!
Who knew that there were #picturebooks on Youtube? great for special needs kids
Who knew that there were #picturebooks on Youtube? thanks to @TeachBesideMe
Who knew that there were #picturebooks on Youtube?
Picture Books - Videos
One thing I love to do with my kids is to browse YouTube for fun educational songs and videos that we can watch together. I have found so many amazing picture books on YouTube. Most are animated and set to music making the stories come to life. SO many of our favorite stories are read …
The Grouchy Ladybug unit
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The Grouchy Ladybug unit and lapbook activities for preschool and kindergarten; free at Homeschool Share
The Grouchy Ladybug Unit and Printables from Homeschool Share. To use with lady bug farm.
June 25: Eric Carle's Birthday! The Grouchy Ladybug Unit and Lapbook Printables
The Grouchy Ladybug Unit and Lapbook Printables from homeschool share
The Grouchy Ladybug Unit and Lapbook Printables - For Mya
Free The Grouchy Ladybug Unit and Lapbook Printables
Emma's fave book. Grouchy Ladybug printables
FREE The Grouchy Ladybug Lapbook
Homeschool Share has a FREE The Grouchy Ladybug Lapbook. Click here for a huge list of homeschool lapbooks!...
My Phases of the Moon Book FREE! A day in first grade: Blast Off to the MOON!
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My Phases of the Moon Book FREE! A day in first grade: Blast Off to the MOON! You tube for phases of the moon
My Phases of the Moon Book FREE from Teachers Pay Teachers! A day in first grade: Blast Off to the MOON!
Teaching the moon phases on Tuesday for pre-student teaching. Having the kids do a KWL then read/write this little moon phase book and finish up with a sponge painting of their favorite phase! Recipe for fun? I think so!
My Phases of the Moon Book FREE! A day in first grade: Blast Off to the MOON!- Moon Phases song
Space - My Phases of the Moon Book FREE! A day in first grade: Blast Off to the MOON!
My Phases of the Moon Book FREE! A day in first grade: Blast Off to the MOON! SCIENCE
My Phases of the Moon Book FREE! A day in first grade: Blast Off to the MOON!
Blast off to the Moon! Two free Moon readers! (plus visual) FREE
LMN Tree: Animals in Winter: Free Resources, Free Activities, and Great Books for Read Alouds
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LMN Tree: Animals in Winter: Free Resources, Free Activities, and Great Books for Read Alouds #preschool #animals
This looks like a GREAT RESOURCE. LMN Tree: Animals in Winter: Free Resources, Free Activities, and Great Books for Read Alouds
LMN Tree: Animals in Winter: Great Books, Free Resources and Activities
Persuasive Texts – NAPLAN
Persuasive Texts – NAPLAN « Ideas For Teachers
Children S Books, Kids Book, Teaching Writing, Writing Idea, Language Arts, Picture Book
Children’s Book Week: Series Love with Preschoolers | Once Upon a Story
lessons with books!! What a link for teaching writing to Grade 2!
Great Kids Books! Charlie and Lola are just too funny.
some good mentor texts linked to write traits lessons
What a link for teaching writing to Grade 2!
More persuasive writing ideas
One Father's 100 'Must-Read' Picture Books ... and Mine, Too
Persuasive Texts – NAPLAN
Woo hoo!!! It's Friday...and better yet, it's FREEBIE Friday!! :) So, with Common Core this year, the bar has definitely been raised with language arts. In the past, we have created compound sentences using conjunctions, sure! But, I have to admit, we haven't really focused on the vocabulary. That is, until now. We have definitely made our way down Conjunction Junction...and we KNOW what they are. YAY!! I don't know if y'all have seen this image/pin on Pinterest, but I saw it & knew it would work wonders for my firsties... I've tried & tried to find the original source, but despite my efforts, I keep getting an error. If you know the source, please let me know, so I can give credit where credit is due :) Anyway, we have been creating compound sentences and explaining that conjunctions are the GLUE that hold them together is genius. A big thanks for whoever created this! We started with writing two sentences... (sorry, can't get it to turn!) Then, we "glued" them together using our conjunctions! This lesson stemmed from the book, I Will Never Not Ever Eat a Tomato by Lauren Child. The kids LOVE this book... and it was great for the kids to write , I love.... BUT I really don't like....." Two sentences, combined into one :) We continued this with the other conjunctions during the week. Sorry I forgot to take pictures of the rest of them :( So, here's the freebie...glue bottle conjunctions just for you! There are 5 sheets for each conjunction... and, or, so, but, and because. Those are the ones listed in our standards, so they're what I went with. You can download them , or by clicking the picture above. :) Happy Freebie Friday...and thanks for your feedback should you download... Have a GREAT weekend...or spring break for those of you kicking back and enjoying your days off. We still have two more weeks until the break. I think I can... I think I can... I think I can...
"Book Hospital" (Bin for damaged books)
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Owl Themed Classroom Decor, and love the idea of a bin for kids to put books when they need to be repaired, instead of just piling them on my desk!
Owl Themed Classroom Decor, and love the idea of a bin for kids to put books when they need to be repaired.
Designated place for broken books. This may let those who fear the "wrath of the book queen" report book damage without retribution. Owl Themed Classroom Decor
Learning In Wonderland: Owl Themed Classroom Decor
Every preschool classroom needs one of these!!!
Owl Themed Classroom #Classroom Decor Ideas
Owl Classroom Ideas - Bing Images
Book Hospital Bin! Every teacher needs one! You can purchase a bin like this at the dollar store and just use construction paper to cover the sides for decoration! Kids can just drop the damaged book in the bin for you to fix! Love it! :)
I've slacked on my posts since school's been out for summer. I saw the Just Reed Ten Pin Linky and decided its time to get back in the swing. Pinterest has so many ideas that I can't possibly use them all, but I sure have fun pinning! Last week the theme was classroom decor. This week is classroom management. I'm like The Applicious Teacher in that I'm getting a late start so I'm sharing pins for both. 1.My classroom library looks a lot like this one from Smarter Than a Fourth Grader. The same color theme and baskets. So cute. 2. I learned how to make these pom poms from Pinterest and made them in my classroom theme colors. 3. Cute way to post rules for classroom management. 4. Drop box for lunch money, notes from home, etc. 5. My husband made one of these for my classroom after I pinned this. 6. This is a cute idea for an owl themed classroom. 7. Great idea for keeping things like erasers and white board markers. 8. Group rules for classroom management. 9. A place for children to put classroom books that need a little TLC. 10. Classroom management tool for controlling noise level. Happy Pinning Everyone!
Forces and Motion :)
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great source for book ideas that assist in teaching force and motion science lessons!
Books for teaching force and motion. (I think 2nd grade teaches this!)
Books for Teaching Forces and Motion (from Ginger Snaps)
science books great for teaching forces and motion
Books for teaching force and motion #Kristi Sikes
Force and Motion Books..great trade books website
Yeah, more books! Force and Motion books
Force and Motion Books/Science Books
science - forces & motion books
A wonderful book to introduce science and the tools of science to young children...
Kids Books, Science Tool, Classroom Science, Children S Books, Children Books
#Science #Books This is a wonderful book to introduce science and the tools of science to young children.
Do your preschoolers know that Albert Einstein was a scientist? Learn more about Albert Einstein and introduce some scientific tools through this simple and wonderfully illustrated children's book...Read more...
"Meet Einstein" STEM Book with Science Tool info for kids by Mariella Kleiner (Via Teach Preschool)
Meet Einstein: Science made fun. Possible book to introduce science tools and the process.
Meet Einstein: Science made fun in preschool! #STEM #Einstein #preschool #books
Great Science Book, for introducing science tools
Meet Einstein, Children's Book, with art ideas
Children's Book for teaching science tools
Children's Book - Meet Einstein!
Send home a magnet with the teacher's email (or other contact info) at Meet & Greet (and other ideas!).
Business Card, Classroom Parent, Teaching Parent, Teacher Ideas, Classroom Ideas
Make magnets with teacher info for parents on back-to-school night! Great idea!! If only high school parents went to back to school night...I'd only need about 4 magnets! Lol
Send home a magnet with the teacher's email (or other contact info) at Meet & Greet. Vistaprint business cards possibly?
Make magnets with teacher info for parents on back-to-school night. I'm going to print info. on printable business cards, stick a magnet to the back, and voila!
Back to School Idea: Send home a magnet with the teacher's email and contact info at Meet Greet.
teacher info magnets for parents on back-to-school night among other great ideas! :)
Magnets with center info. Ladybug classroom ideas
Meet the Teacher idea- A magnet with contact info
Contact info magnetic business card
Teacher Magnets for Open House
FREE! This book is an easy to read and understand description of the steps in the scientific method...