FREE Sight Words Reading Practice!

One of the most important skills beginning readers learn is reading sight words by sight. These are not only words that are difficult to phonetically sound out, but also words that they will see SO often. Soon, they will be able to recognize the word and read it...

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Classroom Management Techniques for the New Year

As you welcome your students back to the classroom after break, you have a lot of re-teaching to do when it comes to classroom management. Even if your students were only out of the classroom for just a brief amount of time, they tend to forget the classroom...

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Morning Work Tubs for Kindergarten

If the start of your school day is as crazy as mine, I know how stressful it can be! Between parents who have questions, students who need immediate attention, or a call from the front office, it’s hard to split your attention in 5 different ways AND still be in...

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Using a Rug-Ed iPad Case

When it comes to using iPads in the classroom, a durable case is a MUST! Recently, I received the Rug-Ed ProLock 9.7 to test out and it did not disappoint! It has all the necessities of a protective iPad case but is not bulky or heavy. I'm excited to have found this...

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Laminating Classroom Materials with Mead

As a kindergarten teacher, a functioning laminator is a top ten item I need in my classroom! It helps our learning material stand up to lots of wear and tear and keeps me from having to recreate our centers and classroom decor year after year. So I was really excited...

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Name Practice with Kwik Stix Paint Sticks

Painting has never been more fun! Ruby, my almost 2 year old, loves to paint. And it typically involves paint ending up on her hands, feet, clothes...basically anywhere but the paper 😉 I love to let her learn and explore, but sometimes I want to give her time to...

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