Professional Development

Kwanzaa Activities for the Classroom [+Christmas Freebies!]

As we approach the holidays, one unit we always get to do is Holidays Around the World. To get started, we’re going to dive into all about Kwanzaa. I love getting to expose my students to holidays that they may not be familiar with. Plus, it helps build a strong, solid classroom community with empathy […]

It’s Beginning to Look A Lot Like Christmas!

WARNING…this first part is NOT teaching related! 🙂 I can officially play my Christmas music without my hubs saying, “ugh…again? Poor Thanksgiving…” Here’s the obvious truth. I love it. I love every bit of it. The crazy shopping. The hustle and bustle. The red Starbucks cups. The music. The decorations. The extra kindness that people […]

Constitution Day FREEBIE

Constitution Day is September 17th every year. Teaching about this important time in American history shouldn't be missed! Grab these teaching ideas, the freebie, and you will be set for Constitution Day!

September 17th is Constitution Day.  This year Constitution Day happens to fall on a teaching day so I have been working on just a few ways to integrate it.   **Amazon affiliate links are used below at no cost to you. We will start with a poem.  I wrote this little poem with rhyming words […]

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