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Button Sorting Cups - What a brilliant idea for your #toddler or #preschooler!  Adding this to our collection of #activities to promote fine-motor #skills and #color recognition!

Button Sorting Cups

Help your toddler and/or preschooler learn more about colors and even counting by making this fun and easy sorting cups.

printable map of usa with states names
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Printable Map of The USA

Printable map of the USA for all your geography activities. Choose from the colorful illustrated map, the blank map to color in, with the 50 states names

30 must try Summer Science activities

Summer Science for Kids

We love to play and learn with science .

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Writing Activities for You and Your Kids

Author, Jennifer Cervantes, gives fun and engaging writing activities that parents and children can do together.

Doing this for Taylor she just started counting money in school

Coin Popsicle Stick Puppets - Classroom Freebies

Doing this for Taylor she just started counting money in school

5 Simple Ways to Improve Reading Comprehension {from Pre-K and beyond} | This Reading Mama
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5 Ways to Improve Reading Comprehension

Improve reading comprehension with these 5 simple tips. These can work with ANY text and are already built in to Snap! Learning's reading materials.

Awesome book recommendations for first graders by our panel of children's book experts. #reading
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Favorite books for 1st graders Book lists | GreatSchools.org

Awesome book recommendations for first graders by our panel of children's book experts. #reading

10+ Activities for Beginning Readers Who Can't Sit Still!

Hands-On Activities for Beginning Readers - Frugal Fun For Boys and Girls

I am currently teaching my third son to read, and one thing that I have noticed about beginning readers is that they are WIGGLY! When my oldest son was learning to read, he would put the book on the floor and balance on his hands while he kicked his legs out behind him over and […]

Making Inferences in 1st and 2nd grade: books, lessons, and freebies to helps students with this tricky skill!
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Making Inferences Lessons and some FREEBIES! - Susan Jones

Last year, I taught how to make inferences for quite some time. With such an emphasis on close reading, I wanted my students to read between the lines, to dig deeper, and to find out the answer to the question, “what is the author really trying to say?!” I spent a lot of time […]

NEW, entertaining beginning chapter books for children ages 6 - 9

NEW, Entertaining Beginning Chapter Books for Kids Ages 6 – 9

When your kids transitioning from easy readers to early or beginning chapter books, look for books with an engaging story, relatable characters, and helpful illustrations that support comprehension.

11 Free Reading Websites for Kids
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11 Free Reading Websites for Kids

Bring reading to life with these 11 free reading websites for kids! Great resources for preschool through middle school. Find more at ReallyGoodTeachers.com

Math YouTube Channels for Kids That are actually entertaining.
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Math YouTube Channels for Kids

Math YouTube channels and videos don't have to be boring! These educational videos are a fun way for kids to learn about mathematical concepts.

Literacy center sight word activities...brilliant for children who have memory difficulties!
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10 Ways to Teach Sight Words for Literacy Station and Guided Reading Group Activities

Kindergarten activities to teach Sight Words. Great for literacy stations, centers, daily 5, or guided reading groups.

Charlotte's Clips and Kindergarten Kids: Free Fall Follage

Free Fall Follage

Charlotte's Clips and Kindergarten Kids: Free Fall Follage

Weather Classroom Calendar Pre-K and Kindergarten
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Weather Classroom Calendar Pre-K and Kindergarten

A weather calendar which promotes both science and literacy! The children observe and document the weather changes as well as recognize and learn common weather vocabulary in combination with the days of the week. They love looking out the classroom's windows to decide which label is appropriate fo...

Preschool and Kindergarten Mazes - FREE Printable Worksheets.
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Beginner Mazes – Preschool and Kindergarten – 1 Worksheet / FREE Printable Worksheets

Preschool Worksheets Kindergarten Worksheets More Mazes Fun Printable Mazes for Kids Beginner Mazes - Preschool and Kindergarten Worksheet Worksheet 1 - Download Help the giraffe find the tree.