Teaching writing to my first graders is one of my favourite parts of the day. I hope you don't mind me sharing my ideas as part of the...
We are reviewing our doubles facts. Our game for tomorrow is "Flip and Double" and it involves Smarties!! How fun is that?  Just ...
Hi Everyone! We've just begun an ocean unit in my class and I have a few activities to share with you. If you click HERE you can d...
I'm joining Tammy, my new bloggy friend from Forever In First , in her Saturday Sayings! This quote comes from Katie Wood Ray...
Title : In One Tidepool ~ Crabs, Snails and Salty Tails Author : Anthony D. Fredericks Illustrator : Jennifer DiRubbio Publisher...
We played a very simple game today to practice estimating to 20. Kids were put in groups of 3. Each group received a number line, a cle...
I've been trying to make our lessons more playful. So Friday morning, I decided on a whim to let the kids finger paint.  I couldn't...
Last week when I was at a workshop, my TOC and very good friend, Bev, had my kids playing with the parachute. Oddly enough, I have avoided ...
Here's one of my favourite books: Me and Mr. Mah. Title : Me and Mr. Mah Author : Andrea Spalding Illustrator : Janet Wi...
My copy of Conscious Discipline by Dr. Becky A. Bailey just arrived. I've only just started the book, but I'm totally blown away. ...
We have been playing the Place Value "I Have" game by Kim Sutton. It's a great game, but my kids are still struggling with so...