Are you ready for this? I have a big giveaway of 15 Joy Cowley books. I have loved Joy Cowley since the first time I read Mrs. Wishy-Washy. Her books are so well loved by young readers. If you have a first grader or you are a first great teacher, this is perfect for you!
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We all love Summer. Carefree days of sunshine and playing outside are teamed with family vacations and lazy afternoons. As a teacher, my mind also goes to the dreaded Summer Slide. Don’t get visions of a fabulous slip and slide in our head when I mention the Summer Slide. The Summer Slide is something teachers
It’s time to start my Reggio Inspired Exploring Trees Through Inquiry unit. I absolutely love teaching this unit with my kindergarten students and I’ve found that Spring is a great time to begin this unit in kindergarten. It is such a fun unit that is packed with science, reading, writing, questioning, and excitement! The unit
I think every early childhood teacher in the country uses Jan Brett’s books in the Winter. I love The Mitten! It is one of those absolute-must have books for the kindergarten classroom. A few years ago I was lucky enough to have a wonderful parent in my classroom who was incredibly talented. She saw that
Happy Groundhog’s Day! (And it truly is a happy one because SPRING is on the way!) Today, in kindergarten, we read several books about groundhogs. Some were fiction and others were non-fiction. We played a little Shadow Tag at recess and this lead to more questions about shadows. I’m hoping these questions will lead us