Tag Archives: Books I Love

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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My Favorite Gingerbread Books

Thanksgiving is here, which means that Gingerbread Season has officially begun!  I truly believe that if there was a title of Gingerbread Queen, it would be mine.  At home and in the classroom, December is filled with gingerbread. (Side note:  I think part of the reason I love it so much is that it’s not

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Great Books For Kindergartners to Read Independently

I’m a kindergarten teacher and I’m always on the look out for books my kids can read independently.  It’s not easy finding great books that 5 and 6 year olds can read.  We tried the BOB books, but many of my students think they are boring.  I have to admit, I think they are a

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Bats Books and Model Magic

We’ve been reading a lot of bat books lately in my kindergarten class.  Some books are fiction and others are non-fiction.  Obviously, the non-fiction books have a lot of great information about bats, but the fiction books are not without their important details about bats.  The kids have been very interested in learning about the

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