October 25, 2017

The theme for the past couple of weeks was, appropriately, BATS!!!  Not the swinging type, but the "I can use echolocation" type.  Eeeek...  Eeeeek!

Here are a few ideas for your classroom:

These little guys were just adorable, unique and very easy to make.  We...

October 17, 2017

Because alliteration requires the awareness of word parts that are smaller than a syllable at the sound level, it is considered a beginning phonemic awareness skill.  However, this very ability to focus on the very beginning of sounds is an early step in soun...

October 12, 2017

Have you ever heard of Bats on a Branch?!  We love those little flapping rascals as snacks around this time of the year.  This is a super easy, nutritious and fun bite to share with the little ones.

Here is what you will need:

  • Celery sticks about 3 inches long

  • P...

October 4, 2017

Hello teaching enthusiasts!

I wanted to share with you the game I use to introduce vocabulary in the classroom:  Silly Willy. 

It is an engaging activity that can be used with the littlest ones by using first picture cards and graduating to words and pictures and ev...

October 3, 2017

Hello awesome readers!

This weekend I was inspired by a neighbor who decorated her home for Halloween...  My very favorite time of the year!!!  So... after running home and begging hubby to valiantly face our hot attic (We live in Texas. Fall feels like a hot wave in mi...

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