Spring is the perfect time to start my Reggio-Inspired Tree Unit!
Learn how to incorporate literacy and science in this unit.

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ABC Phonics – Teaching Sign Language in Kindergarten

Summer is winding down and I’m gearing up for a fun-filled year in kindergarten.  This year, in Washington State, all state-funded kindergarten classes will be full day and funded by the state.  Parents will no longer need to pay tuition for full day kindergarten!  This new funding comes with some new requirements.  Some are exciting

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Literacy Photos

What Does It Mean To Be Reggio Inspired?

Hello Friends! We’ve had many new visitors to Love, Laughter, and Literacy over the past week or so, with over 100 new subscribers. I’m so happy to have new friends joining me on my Reggio Inspired, literacy loving, book hoarding journey. Most of my new friends/subscribers found Love, Laughter, and Literacy through the Fairy Dust

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I Found Mrs. Wishy-Washy!

I’m guest posting over at Hameray Publishing about one of my favorite Mrs. Wishy-Washy books.  My original post is below and the fancied up version is over on the Hameray Blog.  Enjoy!! If you teach in the younger grades, pre-k through 2nd grade, I’m sure you’re familiar with the beloved Mrs. Wishy-Washy.  Twenty years ago,

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Lemons to Lemonade – A Recipe, Books, and a DVD

I absolutely love cooking and baking with my kids in the classroom.  Following recipes, writing our own recipes, making predictions about what we are going to make, and tasting new things are some of the things I love about bringing food into the classroom. This one was a no-brainer. Lemons, sugar, water, and a lemon

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