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From Art Projects for Kids - January 20, 2017
A few months ago I entered and online contest called "Creativations". Sponsored by Michaels, it was looking for new and creative ideas, all kinds. I ...
From Social Studies Success - January 19, 2017
I am so glad to have Pamela Zupo from ZoopDog Creations sharing her wisdom about teaching middle school students.  ?What do you do for work?? the st...
From Margo's Math and More - January 16, 2017
Have you noticed the unbelievable number of free tutorials on the internet? These could be used to help kids write better expository "works". Read ab...
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From Fluttering Through First Grade - January 15, 2017
No pun intended, but we love celebrating Valentine's Day in our classroom. Here are a few of our favorite ways to celebrate Love Day with the Littles...
From Art Projects for Kids - January 14, 2017
Thank you to Ms. Serre and Ms. March's fourth grade class from PS11 in the Bronx, NY. They quickly put one of my murals together today, and shared th...
From Art Projects for Kids - January 11, 2017
I put my portrait drawing skills to the test today to see if I show students how to draw Martin Luther King, hopefully with a decent resemblance.The ...
From Social Studies Success - January 09, 2017
When I started using lap books with my students, I noticed a real difference in their engagement. They were connecting with the material on a deeper l...
From Fluttering Through First Grade - January 05, 2017
It's been pretty wet and rainy off and on these past few weeks, but that didn't stop Mother Nature from showing up and delivering one last AMAZING ra...
From Sarah's First Grade Snippets - January 19, 2017
The Mitten is such a classic book to teach in the primary grades. There is SO much you can get out of it, yet it seems like we tend to stick to the b...
From Art Projects for Kids - January 18, 2017
Try finding a stationary store that is willing to donate damaged specialty paper for a real treat in supplies. This is the image that started it all....
From Worksheet Crafter - January 16, 2017
We are happy to announce that the new Worksheet Crafter 2017.1 is now available. This new version comes with many new features requests by our custom...
From Tried and True Teaching Tools - January 15, 2017
Well, we survived our first week back to school (after 3 weeks off!) and it rained. EVERY. DAY. Now to some of you, that may be normal, but for us in ...
From Art Projects for Kids - January 13, 2017
So it turns out that a coffee filter, Sharpie and watercolor paint can make a pretty great President?s Day painting project. You can even try some sh...
From Art Projects for Kids - January 10, 2017
A reader shared this collaborative Martin Luther King mural photo awhile back, and it?s one of my favorites. I?m amazed how neatly they colored it an...
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From Tried and True Teaching Tools - January 07, 2017
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From Tried and True Teaching Tools - January 05, 2017
Idioms and figurative language are always so much fun to teach, although they can be confusing to our English learners (or any of our students who do...
From Carrberry Creations - January 19, 2017
I really love coffee. Coffee is my favorite gift and my students know it. Every year I get tons of coffee mugs and boxes of K-Cups from my students f...
From Art Projects for Kids - January 18, 2017
Students can practice radial symmetry with this Radial Hearts drawing. It takes time to fill in the entire paper, but the results can be really amazi...
From Art Projects for Kids - January 16, 2017
To honor it?s history, here?s a Liberty Bell art project that uses sgraffito, an ancient scratch art technique. ? View and download Liberty Bell line...
From Art Projects for Kids - January 15, 2017
I recently found an amazing site that has some really cheap art supplies, among many other things. NAEIR offers official organizations access to thou...
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From Sarah's First Grade Snippets - January 12, 2017
Today I'm home again because it's a snow day! We have more snow than I can ever remember having, which of course is SO exciting. All this snow has me ...
From An Apple for the Teacher - January 09, 2017
Is there anything better than a fresh start that comes with the New Year (and a well deserved break)?  Well, maybe it could be a bit better if you w...
From An Apple for the Teacher - January 06, 2017
My favorite time of the month is here!  The time we get to spoil all of our favorite teachers with the opportunity to win a $75 Teachers pay Teacher...
From Second Grade Nest - January 02, 2017
Time to showcase some wonderful winter resources! And your favorite thing.... grab some freebies!  Keeping up with the last few months, I wanted to ...
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From Art Projects for Kids - January 17, 2017
This Valentine painting was inspired by a simple stock art drawing. I think it would make the beginning of a great story, given it?s a flying cat, ho...
From Art Projects for Kids - January 15, 2017
Mini craft sticks are just the right size to make a cute little popsicle stick log cabins. MATERIALS ? Mini Craft Sticks, 14 per house ? Utility scis...
From An Apple for the Teacher - January 15, 2017
My students have always loved playing math games , especially Bingo, so when I saw this post about Multiplication Bingo by Marilyn Burns, I knew it w...
From Art Projects for Kids - January 12, 2017
Thanks so much to everyone who entered my first-ever ?How to Draw? Book Contest! It seems I?ve found the perfect giveaway. I was truly overwhelmed by...
From First Grade Fanatics - January 09, 2017
Happy January!  Hope your year is off to a great start! After a very LONG winter break (we've had so many two hour delays and snow days in December ...
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From Tried and True Teaching Tools - January 06, 2017
Yesssss! $75 to spend in teacher resources? I know money is tight after the holidays, so this is the perfect time to win a $75 gift card to TpT!   I'...
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