October 2021 Newsletter

Happy October! I’ll admit it- I’m one of those people who loves fall. It was always my favorite time of year in the classroom, too. By the time October rolls around, you’ve gotten to know your students, established your routines, and you’re gearing up for the holidays. My teammates and I used to celebrate theContinue reading “October 2021 Newsletter”

Free Leprechaun Writing Activities

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in your kindergarten, first grade, or second grade classroom with these free leprechaun writing activities! Includes 2 writing worksheets: My Interview with a Leprechaun and Leprechauns Have. These writing printables can be used during your literacy block or as a no prep writing center.

Leprechaun Craft and Writing Prompts

I love any excuse to put together a cute craft with kids! What are your classroom plans this March? You can celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in your kindergarten, first grade, or second grade classroom with an adorable leprechaun craft and fun writing prompts! This download includes 16 writing activities that are appropriate for K-2 students, an easy craftContinue reading “Leprechaun Craft and Writing Prompts”

Holidays Around the World: A Trip with Mooseltoe!

(This post was originally published here on December 1, 2016.) It’s December 1st, and that means it’s time for a Holidays Around the World celebration in first grade! I’m using Rachelle Smith’s Holidays Around the World unit to take my students on a trip a day to learn about traditions and customs from 8 different countries. HerContinue reading “Holidays Around the World: A Trip with Mooseltoe!”