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From Second Grade Nest - December 15, 2016
  Hey primary teachers! I have created a webinar just for you guys.  This webinar is all about improving fluency in your classroom. There are 5 pos...
From Margo's Math and More - December 13, 2016
Great Christmas gifts and great deals! Educational resources for young children (gr. K-6) are on sale now for $1.00. Starting Dec. 12, 1 out of 8 pro...
From Art Projects for Kids - December 12, 2016
Here?s a super easy way to draw a frame on your artwork with this fun, precut paper. Add a few swirly black lines and you have a wood grain look that...
From Margo's Math and More - December 09, 2016
Nees gift ideas? For the kids? For their teachers? Browse our gift catalog collection of gift suggestions. Here you will find "write-on/wipe off" cof...
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From Sarah's First Grade Snippets - December 08, 2016
This week I got to go into the first grade classrooms and help out with one of my favorite projects. They turned out so cute!  With this activity, s...
From Third Grade Thinkers - December 06, 2016
Is there anything more festive than a Christmas tree? I got this one up in my classroom and must say it was as much for me as it was for my kids. I s...
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From An Apple for the Teacher - December 05, 2016
I have been lucky enough to have two amazing co-teaching experiences. Last year I had one of our Special Education teachers pushing into my classroom...
From Art Projects for Kids - November 30, 2016
This mosaic picture frame is actually just an old CD that is cut up and glued to a wooden frame. Finish with the right metallic paint and you?ll be c...
From Second Grade Nest - December 14, 2016
This winter break, I am putting together a fluency webinar for teachers. I wanted to get a blog post together of all the fantastic fluency tools that...
From Art Projects for Kids - December 13, 2016
Quilling is an art form that involves rolling, and gluing strips of paper together to create decorative designs. If you use bread ties instead, the c...
From First Grade Fanatics - December 11, 2016
Happy December!  Hope you're all doing well and your December is off to a good start!  I've been busy, busy, busy with my first graders!  This las...
From Art Projects for Kids - December 09, 2016
This clay snowman is made with holes in his body so real twigs can be inserted when he (or she) is finished. I?ve learned to really appreciate white ...
From A Plus Kids Bloggin' - December 07, 2016
Once again I have joined a group of teacher-bloggers to co-host a great giveaway with a $75 Teachers Pay Teacher gift card as a prize. Wouldn't it be...
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From An Apple for the Teacher - December 06, 2016
Every month we get to spoil an amazing teacher with a $75 Teachers pay Teachers Gift Card!  It is one of my favorite things to do, and December seem...
From Sarah's First Grade Snippets - December 05, 2016
December is always so much fun at school, but unfortunately, also crazy busy! When I taught first grade, there were always SO many themes I wanted to...
From Art Projects for Kids - November 29, 2016
A candle card works well for the holidays as so many religions use them to celebrate. This is simply drawing candles and then breaking up the backgro...
From Art Projects for Kids - December 14, 2016
Here's a simple snowflake painting project that was inspired by an illustration on a stock art website. I?ve found some amazing ideas at istockphoto....
From An Apple for the Teacher - December 12, 2016
Christmas Break is on the horizon, and your students are probably a bit antsy! Here are a few ideas for Christmas related activities to keep them bus...
From Art Projects for Kids - December 11, 2016
This watercolor resist snowflake art is easy to create with laser-cut wood decorations that are found at craft stores. They make perfect crayon rubbi...
From Inner Pieces Gallery - December 08, 2016
The other day I found myself at the local library donating, among other things, some professionally printed bookmarks that I designed for the kiddos.†...
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From Sarah's First Grade Snippets - December 07, 2016
Reindeer: Research, Comparing texts, and Opinion Writing (with some fact checking!) If you are looking for a fun activity that will last about a we...
From Art Projects for Kids - December 06, 2016
These Model Magic Gingerbread Cookies are so easy to make, thanks to the perfect gingerbread Model Magic color, also known as "Terra Cotta". If you h...
From Art Projects for Kids - December 04, 2016
These snowman pop out cards are easy to make, even with a large room of kids. Just be sure to cut all the circles and flakes ahead of time. Don?t mak...
From Margo's Math and More - November 28, 2016
The cost of filling the  stockings is gettting to be more than the main gifts! How did this happen? Find some free and inexpensive fillers for presc...
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From Tried and True Teaching Tools - December 12, 2016
Are you counting down the days until Winter Break? My students are wiggly with anticipation of vacation and the holidays.  How to keep teaching? Here...
From Art Projects for Kids - December 10, 2016
Making scratch art with oil pastels can be rather basic, but have you tried making different color combos on one piece of art? Or coloring three laye...
From Art Projects for Kids - December 08, 2016
Looking for an easy way to draw Santa?s face? If so, here?s a simple approach drawing just his head. And if you work on brown kraft paper, you will g...
From Art Projects for Kids - December 07, 2016
For this snowy winter tree painting, students have the chance to just focus on the branches without any worries about leaves. Studying their basic st...
From Sarah's First Grade Snippets - December 06, 2016
I can't believe it! Two days in a row of blogging. Well, I'm sort of cheating because these are from old posts. ;) I did update my freebie from yea...
From Art Projects for Kids - December 01, 2016
Try Elf feet drawing for a fun holiday project. The close up view of just the legs and shoes make for festive picture that would be great for many di...
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