As teachers, we know that the benefits of reading books aloud to children are immeasurable. But have you ever read a wordless picture book t...
I have always wanted some visual directions to display on my white board for the students to be able to see, I just never had the time to ...
Time for another FREEBIE!   Sight word bottles make a quick and fun Literacy Center that the kids love! To make this Star Sight Word...
I have always loved snow globes.  There is just something so magical and relaxing about watching the snow slowly drift down. Today we rea...
Here in Texas, we don't always get a lot of winter weather.  However, this year we have actually seen SNOW!  I'm talking INCHES of ...
A little while back, I showed some pictures of my new "cactus" themed classroom, and this was one of my displays.   I went ...
Who doesn't love FREE!  Free is awesome and it's even better when the free item is an amazing product that my Kinders enjoy learnin...
After working so hard on learning the sounds all the letters make, and blending those sounds to read short vowel words, my students always l...
When we learn about digraphs , I usually make an anchor chart for each digraph.  As a class, we discuss words that have that specific digra...
Happy (almost) Valentine's Day!  Here are two simple sensory ideas you can add to your Literacy Centers for a little bit of Valentine...
Earlier this week, we had our Family Literacy Night.  The game I had for parents to play with their kids was my Sight Word Parking Lot.   ...