You can probably guess that I love literacy just from the name of my blog, but I must say that I REALLY love it. I love teaching kids reading and writing in all of the different ways we accomplish that in education (Guided Reading, comprehension strategies, Writer’s Workshop, and much more). There are so many
We’ve started some Fine Motor Stations in the morning, when kids first arrive at school. These are activities designed to build muscle strength in our little hands and fingers, which in turn helps us in our ability to write. I really LOVE Play-Doh and clay! I will be sharing homemade Play-Doh recipes in an upcoming
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
We have a winner of the book set from Hameray Books! My friend over at Hameray emailed me this morning with the winner from the raffle. Are you ready? Drumroll, please… Andi Nofziger-Meadows is the winner! I have to tell you, when I read who the winner was I was a bit like Buddy, in
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!