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
Marble Run Fun Looking for a fun way to get kids excited about science, math, STEM, and more? Let me tell you about the fun marble runs from Marble Genius! When I received my first set, I wanted my students to be able to freely explore the contents...without me telling them exactly what to do or how to do it. So to accomplish this, I simply opened the box and dumped the ... Read More about Marble Run Fun in the Classroom
Here are some great simple and easy crafts for kids that are also pretty fun! Most can be completed with minimal supplies which makes this teacher's heart super happy! Click on the picture to get more information about each craft! I love this idea and it's so simple! Once students paint, color, or decorate their paper plate the fun begins! Cut out a shamrock shape and use a ... Read More about 10 St. Patrick’s Day Crafts
I love Valentine's Day because there are so many fun crafts you can do in your classroom. My kinders always love creating cards, pictures, and crafts for their parents and friends. So I started scouring the web for some fun things that we could create using real photos! Here are some of the cutest things I found. How sweet is this book mark that uses photos ... Read More about 10 Valentine Photo Projects
Counting to 100 is a key skill that Kindergarteners are expected to master! Although rote counting can be a mundane task, I've found some great videos on YouTube that are sure to get your students counting to 100 with a smile! #1--Jack Hartman's Count to 100 by 1's This is a fun video that encourages kids to get up and move as they count to 100. For each set of 10, kids ... Read More about Five Counting to 100 songs that kids will love!