• Sarah Atteberry

    Classroom Freebies Too: PUt all those book order forms to use!!! new center idea!

  • Kellee Witgen

    Place this worksheet and some magazines in a center and watch the learning happen! Works fine motor and literacy. Word work.

  • Marjo Larson Hawkins

    Pocket Full of Kinders!: A Freebie and a Giveaway use with old magazines or extra book orders

  • Sarah Eliza

    Top Teacher's Kinderland: Using magazines or those left over Scholastic book order forms for literacy centers. {Freebie}

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