"Pop Its" are all the rage right now and I was so excited to find this fun pop-it game on Amazon. There are so many things you could do with this. I introduced it to my students last week and there hasn't been a day since, that they haven't asked to play the 'pop it game.' This game is set up with two sides and I have my students sit across from each other to play. Each row on the game has ... Read More about Math Fun Pop Its Game
I'll be the first one to admit that when we started distance learning I was sorely lacking in knowledge about many of the digital resources that are out there! I decided I would dive head first and learn all I could. Many of the resources I tried were more appropriate for older students and seemed to lack engagement factors that our youngest students so desperately need. However, ... Read More about 3 Reasons to Use Google Slides in Your K-1 Classroom
Let's face it....things are becoming more and more digital every day! And our youngest learners are no exception when it comes to needing access to digital learning in the classroom! I've started creating digital centers that are designed specifically for K-1 students! These first sets of centers are perfect for those of you who are just beginning to introduce your students to digital ... Read More about Digital Centers for Young Learners
Have you ever tried an Easter egg hunt with a TWIST? I did something completely different one year and it was a lot of fun. I found this idea on the internet, but can't remember where or when I saw it. If you know whose idea it is, let me know and I'll gladly give them credit!! So here's what we did....we basically turned an ordinary egg hunt into something a little more ... Read More about Easter Egg Hunt With a Twist!
As a child watching the Olympics was one of my favorite things to do! So you can imagine how excited I am about the upcoming Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang! I am even more excited to share this experience with my students! As I was perusing Pinterest I came across this super cute poem by Ken Nesbitt called "The Winter Olympics Are Practically Here." It's a cute take on how the ... Read More about Winter Olympics 2018
2017 Solar Eclipse Will you be in school on August 21, 2017? If so, you may want to see if you will be able to see the 2017 Solar Eclipse that is taking place that day! My town is lucky enough to be in the path of totality and I am super excited about this! So if you will be watching with young students, read on.....I've got some things you may want to consider. After all, ... Read More about The 2017 Solar Eclipse