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From Fluttering Through First Grade - November 14, 2016
  It seems like such a simple expectation...Walking through the halls of a school that is. But the reality is, sometimes there's a bit of a  learni...
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From Art Projects for Kids - November 13, 2016
For something new, draw a cartoon turkey and then make up a funny story about him or her. This guy is pretty simple, and I've even tried it successfu...
From Social Studies Success - November 10, 2016
Social Studies is so important for all of our students ? but our ELL students can often struggle with the amount of content and vocabulary that make ...
From Art Projects for Kids - November 06, 2016
Veterans Day, Nov. 11th, is the day our country sets aside to thank and honor all those who served honorably in the military ‚Äď in wartime or peacet...
From Art Projects for Kids - November 04, 2016
I used two laws of perspective to help give this travel journal page drawing some depth. With distance, similar shapes appear to get smaller, and col...
From Art Projects for Kids - November 02, 2016
Here is a look at my how to paint a pumpkin instructions, if you'd like a peek at one of my classroom boards. I wanted students to see how easily the...
From Margo's Math and More - October 30, 2016
Just how out of control has the decline of courtesy and respect gotten? It's so sad that it's funny. Doesn't make sense? Open this post and see for y...
From Art Projects for Kids - October 28, 2016
My students have been making these Witch Hat Scratch Art images all week. And as I mentioned before, I've learned that as long as they make two thick...
From Third Grade Thinkers - November 13, 2016
It's nearly Thanksgiving....time to give thanks and gratitude for all that we have. I love this quote by Tony Robbins. He goes on to advise us  to "...
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From Tried and True Teaching Tools - November 12, 2016
Where did the last month go?! Fall is in full-swing with math workshop! I've found that when we spend enough time early in the year on place value and...
From Art Projects for Kids - November 10, 2016
Welcome readers to my Sharpie Blog Roll!† The date for the release of my very first art book, "Sharpie Art Projects for Kids? is coming up on Nov. 15...
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From An Apple for the Teacher - November 06, 2016
November is a month of Thanksgiving!  I am so thankful for all of you who take the time out of your day to read my blog and support my Teachers pay ...
From Inner Pieces Gallery - November 03, 2016
If you happen to love physical books as much as I do, then be prepared to gasp at what I?m about to share with you.   Recently I mustered up the cour...
From Art Projects for Kids - November 01, 2016
You can make your own paper mache cardboard letters and help recycle some trash at the same time. No need to buy those expensive premade ones from th...
From An Apple for the Teacher - October 30, 2016
Halloween is tomorrow! ¬†As you brace yourself for the sugar rush of the upcoming week, why not enter to win a $25 Teachers pay Teachers gift card? ¬...
From Second Grade Nest - October 28, 2016
I'd love to show you guys what I think is perfect to use in the primary classroom during the month of November. I did this same post for October last...
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From Third Grade Thinkers - November 13, 2016
It's nearly Thanksgiving....time to give thanks and gratitude for all that we have. I love this quote by Tony Robbins. He goes on to advise us  to "...
From Art Projects for Kids - November 12, 2016
Add a little holiday color with this pipe cleaner Christmas tree craft. It's super quick, and actually doesn't even require glue as the pipe cleaner ...
From Third Grade Thinkers - November 07, 2016
Hello Friends! I CAN NOT even believe that we are into the month of November!!  Where is the pause button?? Can't seem to find one so I believe I am...
From Art Projects for Kids - November 06, 2016
Here?s an easy way to make a very yummy looking cake sculpture, thanks to all the great food-looking colors that Model Magic comes in. Their natural ...
From Art Projects for Kids - November 03, 2016
This Koi fish watercolor project has been one of my most popular pins on Pinterest since it went up a couple of years ago. Here it is again for those...
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From Sarah's First Grade Snippets - October 31, 2016
Super late with this post, but I've been using these activities with my kinder groups, so decided to post them as a mini-pack. My goal is for students...
From Art Projects for Kids - October 29, 2016
My favorite part of these little Halloween boxes is the color combination. I love the soft orange and matte black and shiny silver. Fortunately, they...
From Art Projects for Kids - October 27, 2016
†I love how this witch hat scratch art pushes students to color heavily. It takes two heavy coats of coloring to get the layers needed to scratch, so...
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From Sunny Days in Second Grade - November 11, 2016
I have been a big fan of Scholastic News for many years, so when I was asked to partner with them to share some teacher tips,some big savings, and a g...
From A Plus Kids Bloggin' - November 06, 2016
Once again I am joining with my good friend Kelly Malloy from An Apple for the Teacher and other talented teacher-bloggers to co-host a super giveawa...
From Art Projects for Kids - November 05, 2016
In case you need to learn how to draw an Alpaca, here's the perfect tutorial for you. Alpacas have been domesticated for thousands of years by the pe...
From Social Studies Success - November 03, 2016
   Teaching 8th grade Social Studies is a tremendous task, now add the difficult STAAR test and it seems overwhelming.  Here are my Top 10ish stra...
From Art Projects for Kids - October 30, 2016
This easy ceramic cupcake project is my very favorite, which I save every year for Mother?s Day for kinders. I?m pretty sure though that it has lots ...
From An Apple for the Teacher - October 28, 2016
I teach in Nevada where we celebrate Nevada Day the last Friday of October!  So... we have the day off from school, but we wanted to share the festi...
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