Rainy Day Boredom Buster: DIY Story in a Bag
We are starting to pull out some old standby activities for the upcoming stretch of indoor activities we will inevitably need. While giving our son’s closet a much needed overhaul, we repurposed some of those “treasures” that needed a new reason for being by making a few Story Bags.OK, so maybe the top photo doesn’t look like much of a transformation but after dredging through the heap of tiny toy-thingys we were able to make much better use of many of the items.
Friday, Friday, Gotta Get Down on Friday...
Ok, I actually hate that song but it popped into my head when I started thinking about this post and wa-la! I have a title. Friday is my favorite day of the week! Why? Well, there's the obvious - it's the end of the week, but I do my favorite activities on Friday. Read on to find out! 1. Friday Journals During Writer's Workshop, my students write in their Friday Journals. We start by brainstorming what we learned during the week. The students then write a letter to their parents (or other…
This is one of my now-favorite sites for Writer's Workshop ideas! Mini lessons, genre units (complete with publication and celebration!!), writer's notebook setup (binderized!), and more! Uh-mazing!
Giveaways, Sales, and FALL.. OH MY! :)
Friends, I've been so excited for this blog post but wanted to put it off til I had the time to really focus in! I have a few things I've been DYING to share with you! But let's start here. With a FREEBIE! Duh! Who doesn't want to start their Saturday morning with free goodies? Click the picture below for the cutest darn Sentence Fluency/Punctuation center. And of course, it's fall/pumpkin themed.. who could resist? Next up! I'm so excited to share with you something we did in our classroom…
I have to be honest here. I arrived at school and soon found out that I had completely forgotten to make any language arts plans for this ...
Christmas Math, Literacy, Crafts, And More...All Wrapped Up!
This unit is aligned to Common Core. The following activities are included: Label It! Activities Wish List writing activities A letter to Santa If I Were Santa Claus activity Christmas card Wants vs Needs whole group and small group activity Pocket Chart sentences working on color words and the s...
My Heart Map. Students create a heart map in their writer's notebook as inspiration for their writing. 3 important people, 3 hobbies, 3 important places, 3 memories, and 3 important things. They will always have something to write about for a personal narrative.
Teacher's Pet » Classroom Inspiration
Welcome to Teacher's Pet your one stop shop for all of the very best in classroom resources including, posters, labels, games, activities, challenge cards, bunting and so, so much more!
17 More Days and I will be at the I Teach K conference in Las Vegas. There are 14 of my family and friends going to Vegas that week. My bestie friend and I will be attending the conference on Tuesday and Thursday. It was so hard to choose 2 days. I wish I could go all 4 days! I am so excited to learn so many new ideas to bring back to my classroom. Are you going? Amber
Writing Center/Office Starter Kit & a Giveaway!!
Hi! I'm Teri! I am a first grade teacher and blogger at A Cupcake for the Teacher. On my blog I share classroom ideas, tips and tricks, and K-2 teaching resources. I enjoy writing and crafting, so I love to create activities that tie both together.