βž•Additionβž•

When learning simple addition foundational skills this was created: numbers 0 through 9 were made and put on cards.  A card in the first square and a card in the second square then the students had to put that many goldfish or m&m’s in those squares (shown below). Then I had them move them down…

🌽Popcorn SightWords🌽

I need more focus on sightwords for my class. So this was my thanksgiving break mission.  In small groups, each student will be given their own popcorn box. Then the students will take turns (in order) drawing popcorn pieces. The goal of the game is for the students to be able to successfully say their…

πŸ“ŠDomino GraphingπŸ“Š

Graphing, a tedious data analysis concept… OR a fun way to accumulate cool information. I choose the latter! I have a colored bucket of dominos and I put it to a new use. I put the students into four groups in each corner of the room (we call this corner grouping). Then I poured out…

πŸ†πŸŽ½SUPER “E”πŸŽ½πŸ†

Our first grade team had been teaching sneaky/bossy/silent “e” for two weeks now and I decided it was time to wrap it up with some “super e” hero teaching time. And that is exactly what I did. I bombarded my closet and got to business on a costume. I was able to teach a mini…

πŸŽƒπŸ‘»HalloweenπŸŽƒπŸ‘»Β 

I created a simple strawberry jello and gummy worms treat for their party! It was a hit and they loved seeing the creepy gummy worms crawling out of their cups. I also topped it with s’mores candy corns to look like dirt on top. It was something that even made the students want seconds! To…

πŸ‘ Red Ribbon WeekπŸ‘ 

Here is some of the beauty of a huge school and LOTS of fun dress up against drugs… And days that I also have excuses for to pull out my wigs! Whoop whoop! I am here to share the fun with you. πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡ΈTuesday:πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ Sport’n it up against drugs. This day I decided instead of a…