Like most teachers, I love Jan Brett’s books. Every year, usually in January, I take out my ever-growing collection of her books and introduce one of my favorite author/illustrators to my kindergarten students. Friends, I can tell you with all honesty that I want to BE Jan Brett. I would love to be able to
Category Archives: Favorite Books
In my opinion, The Sunflower House is a classic. We read this book in my kindergarten classroom and the kids were thrilled with the treasures I brought in for them to explore. I grabbed a few sunflowers from my cousin’s farm, when I was over there, and dried them in my garage for a
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!
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