Writing Center: Build-A-Story with Creative Writing Prompts
With 27,000 story combinations you'll never hear, "I don't know what to write about" again! Build-A-Story Writing Center by Teacher Gems is a great way to teach students about narrative writing. Students build stories using writing prompts which are pictures of settings, characters and events. This writing center helps beginning writers, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade and special education students alike. #writing #firstgrade
FREE Daily 5 Menu / Literacy Station Ideas Printable
FREE Daily 5 Menu / Literacy Station Ideas Printable I have compiled ideas to use for Daily 5. The girth of these ideas stem from Work on Writing and Word Work. I have received a lot of questions from new teachers on how/what to do at those stations! There are so many awesome resources out there t...
We're Going on a Bear Hunt Tuff Tray | Clare's Little Tots
We're Going on a Bear Hunt tuff tray, fun imaginative play idea toddlers and preschoolers. This We're Going on a Bear Hunt small world play is a perfect activity for EYFS children and great for creative story telling.
Invitation to Create a Play Dough Fairy World - Little Worlds
Be inspired by this play dough fairy world and read all about how you can set up the perfect invitation to play for YOUR child today!
THE Literacy Stations printable for your classroom! Perfect for literacy centers in Preschool, Kindergarten, First Grade, and Second Grade including editable printables. Over 50 pages of literacy station ideas to get the creative juices flowing!
10 Activities for Teaching and Practicing Letters and Sounds - Make Take & Teach
So it’s late November and we have just a few first graders who have not yet mastered their letters and sounds. For these little firsties, we needed to readjust their intervention plan and bump it up a knotch in terms of intensity. It’s always difficult to find time in a jam-packed school day, but mastering letters […]
Ten Small World Play Scenes (Tuesday Tutorials)
Summer's coming and it's time for us to dust off the Step2 water table in order to create some fun small world play scenes. I love using my imagination to come up with scenes that The Boy would really like to play with.
Owl Babies Story Spoons - The Imagination Tree
Make some gorgeous Owl Babies Story Spoons for storytelling fun with young children! Great as a resource to use at home or during a literacy session in the classroom, your kids will love interacting with them as they tell their own version of the story. How to make Owl Babies Story Spoons Materials Needed: Wooden...Read More »
21 play tray ideas
I recently discovered these perfectly sized play trays from Kmart and they are a great size for little hands. We have had so much fun creating inviting, engaging play trays of all sorts. I hope you…
How To Get Started With Small World Play - Little Lifelong Learners
I am such a fan of simple play that ignites the senses! One of my favourite ways to do this is through small world trays! They are SO incredibly easy to set up using things you probably already have in your cupboard so they needn’t be expensive either! Today I’d like to share some tips […]
Teaching Sight Words
Help your students master reading their sight words with these 10 FREE editable sight word activities! Type in your own sight words and easily differentiate for all of your students! These hands on activities will give your kindergarten and first grade students tons of engaging and meaningful sight word practice!