Saturday, October 5, 2019

Flash Freebie Creepy Clown Contractions Now Until ?

Flash Freebie Halloween Creepy Clown Contractions Grammar

   Flash Freebie! If you get the creepy clown question correct, you earn double the points! In Creepy Clown Contractions, learners respond to language questions. Students will find the contraction of two words or discover the contraction.

This not so scary Creepy Clown Contractions lesson can be used as...
  • a class game
  • an intervention
  • a literacy center
  • an intervention
  • an early finishers assignment
  • extra credit
This lesson includes...
  • 30 task cards
  • key
  • activity directions for teachers
  • student recording sheet.

Tuesday, September 24, 2019

20 Happy Halloween Learning Ideas

We're nearing a major holiday season! Holiday themed learning ideas are most certain to capture your students' attention. It'll be great this time of year to introduce some of these teaching finds. In the next few weeks, I'll be looking for seasonal inspirations to share with you.

I'll first start with...

 PreK & Primary School

 Shake Dem Halloween Bones
A fun song for preschool & primary aged students. Get up and move!

 Who Took The Candy? Halloween Songs
A song spawned from Who took the cookie from the cookie jar? It wasn't me.

Five Little Pumpkins
Pumpkin math sing-along songs and are they sitting on a fence?

Halloween Place Value Song
Halloween poem assists in learning place value concepts.

Count Back by Two's 

The Night Before Halloween
This story for children is read aloud by Grandma's House and sounds weirdly familiar.

Ugly Pumpkin
The Ugly Pumkin is read aloud by Beth from Happy Cultivated.

There Was An Old Lady Who Swallowed a Bat

This story for children is read aloud by Grandma's House and sounds similar to...?

The Little Old Lady Who Wasn't Afraid of Anything

A fun and colorful narrated version.

Elementary and Middle School

Monster Mash

Skeleton Dance

Halloween Classroom
24 educational games, activities and crafts for elementary school.

Halloween Math Mystery
Find out the mystery!

Multiplication Math Mystery

Halloween Science Experiments
It's all about STEM, from witch's brew to bubbling slime.

Halloween is a Very Unusual Night

ESL Halloween Activities
Tongue twisters, candy taste tests and scary advice are some of the Halloween ideas expressed here.

Middle School Math Activities Halloween
Create a haunted house and Pascal's Pumpkins are some of the suggestions for middle school math learning.

Tell Tale Heart Activities
Make a madman creation and other ideas.

Halloween Short Stories for Middle School
21 scary short stories along with activities includes The Possibility of Evil by Shirley Jackson, The Masque of the Red by Death by Edgar Allan Poe, The Landlady by Roald Dahl and more.

Wednesday, September 4, 2019

Flash Freebie Now Until?

Flash Freebie! In Autumn Owl Counters Adding or Subtracting with Tens Frames, learners answer math questions with recording sheets and super cute owl and circle counters as a visual/manipulative tool. Just print and go.
A black and white print version is available here.
Autumn Owl Counters Adding or Subtracting Within 20 can be used as...

  • a class game
  • in cooperative groups
  • a math center station
  • a small group intervention
  • an assessment
  • for extra credit
  • for early finishers

Autumn Owl Counters: Adding or Subtracting within 20 includes...

  • student recording sheet
  • owl and circle tens frame counters
  • 30 task cards
  • key
  • tips for teachers
If like this math activity, try...
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Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Welcoming Classroom Banner Medieval Style

Medieval Welcome to our Castle Classroom Banner Decor

Stuff and nonsense! Of course you must have this banner if you are teaching fairy tales, fables and anything medieval ages. This banner states, "Welcome to Our Castle!" and has a background bordered by roses in medieval style. 

Each poster of this banner is...
8.5" Width
11" Height

Thursday, August 1, 2019

Flash freebie from now until ?

FLASH FREEBIE The seafaring beachy blue and sandy shell background make this fun banner stand out. This banner states, "Weigh anchor and hoist the mizzen!" Weigh Anchor Classroom Banner contributes to a fun classroom atmosphere for multiple subject areas.
For each letter...
8.5" width
11" height

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Saturday, May 25, 2019
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Saturday, May 11, 2019

Summer Learning Journeys

I've found these cool summer learning fun activities for summer school, parents and the homeschooler.

A terrific site with ideas for summer learning in a small amount of time. Cute organizational worksheets are free. A reading list is available for Kindergarten to young adults makes finding good books easy.

 Math problems to be solved in the problem of the week along with key in the following week.

Play a mars rover game and look for water. Find out about other interactive mars games, sending postcards and new discoveries.

A science project dedicated to pollinators, get free bee identification cards and sign up for various programs.

5. Learn all about birdhouses

Know what kind of species you can attract by making different sorts of birdhouses. Also learn about species of birds in your area.


Free Preschool and Kindergarten learning packets to download made by a reading teacher.

7.  Ocean activities for kids sensory crafts printables educational

Designed for primary grades, octopus crafts, egg carton turtles, to jigglin' jellyfish cupcakes, these fun, sensory oceanic projects will keep your students' attention.

8.  30 fun summer ideas for teens and their parents

From family fitness routines and reading groups to service projects, these ideas might be shown to parents.


8o more ideas for summer such as, putting on a magic show, building a clubhouse or fort, skipping rocks, having a garage sale, creating a lemonade stand and more.


Learn a foreign language, such as Spanish, with this award winning program.


Give parents some helpful hints on what to do this summer to have their children to continue to learn.


A nice summer packet with make-a-science kit suggestions, watch chemical reactions with baking soda and vinegar, create a simple machine, use scissors and play dough for motor skills.


Coding for grades 3-5 has a free trial period.


Summer printables and learning worksheets for elementary school students.


Camping themes for math, science and literacy, songs, poems, recipes and crafts for elementary school students.


Dancing raisins? Homemade bouncing balls? Floating versus sinking eggs? Try these and 12 more science experiments for elementary children.

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