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Classroom Clean Up Made Easy

Kids usually don’t make a fuss about clean up time. They love to help their teacher out and they often appreciate a break from sitting at their seat. However, we do sometimes struggle with encouraging our students to clean up the classroom and take responsibility for our shared space. When

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Reading Fluency & Comprehension

Hi everyone, My little learners have been working SO hard on their reading these past few months and I am VERY excited to show what what they have been up to! I have quite a few struggling readers this year so I made these fun fluency phrases for my guided

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Penguins Art Project & Unit

Hi everyone, Before our winter break, I posted this picture on Instagram and Facebook. Lots of you have asked me how we made them, so here it is! I wanted to make a penguin craft before we left for the holidays because I knew we would be starting our penguins

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Winter Art Projects

Hi everyone, Many of you on Instagram have asked me how we made our art projects this week so I thought I’d share it with everyone here. I saw these ideas on Pinterest and fell in LOVE with them!You can find the tutorial for the reindeer at ARTventureand the tutorial

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10 Interactive Notebook Tips

Hi everyone, I’m linking up with the fabulous Bright Ideas group today with some tips for Interactive Notebooks. I started using interactive notebooks in my classroom last year and I absolutely LOVED it. However, I wish I could have had a few tips before getting started! I would have avoided a

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Missing Pieces – Mystery Solved!

Hi everyone, I’m here to share a little tip with you today! As you may already know, I love making crafts with my class. I just love how they motivate my students to write great stories. They are a great way to spark their imagination! I usually am pretty flexible

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Reading At Home – Tips For Parents

Hi everyone, If you follow my Facebook page, you might already have seen this… I wrote an article for Scholar’s Choice (Canada’s teacher store) this month and  I thought it might interest you! It’s all about reading at home. I included tips for parents and information on  integrating reading into our

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Crayon Art Project

Hi everyone, I’m here to show you the MASTERPIECE that we worked on this week! I’m not very artistic so coming up with art projects for my class  is always a struggle for me… I wanted my students to work on a something colorful, to go with our rainbow crafts,

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