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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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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Those Darn Squirrels!

We have a squirrel problem at my house.  I fight with those darn squirrels every year when I plant my sunflower seeds.  I plant hundreds every year and I never have a single flower to show for it.  I haven’t given up on my planting, but every year I cringe as I watch them digging

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Must Read Books For Summer To Avoid The Summer Slide

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

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