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February Freebie: Name That Shape Activity Pack

February Freebie: Name That Shape Activity Pack

Do you play enough games during your educational day? Every month I TRY to create a freebie for my readers.  Because I strongly believe in the power of  games, I make sure to include some type of game in all…

Story Problem Poster and Practice Pack

Story Problem Poster and Practice Pack

Use this FREE Story Problem Poster and Practice Pack to help introduce and practice 4th grade math skills!  (See the resource list!) *this post contains affiliate links **the link to the downloadable pack is at the bottom of this post…

Fall/Scarecrow Lesson Plans (Free Resource)

Fall/Scarecrow Lesson Plans (Free Resource)

Fall is one of my favorite times of the year.  Here are lesson plans for your Scarecrow week.  Reading, writing, math, treats and crafts make this easy for parents and fun for kids.  I even have a free little file…

Place Value Teaching Ideas

Place Value Teaching Ideas

Teaching math to young learners can be fun and creative!  Making math time interactive is very important.  This will keep kids engaged and excited about the subject of math!  At the beginning of the year I begin teaching place value to…

Second Grade Sunday: How to Use Library Books in Your Homeschool

Second Grade Sunday: How to Use Library Books in Your Homeschool

  I know what you’re thinking!  Looking for the right resources and curriculum for your kids can be FRUSTRATING to say the least.  That’s why it’s important to stop the madness and use what your kids already enjoy doing.  Library books…

Second Grade Sundays: Posters, Pirates, and Practice

Second Grade Sundays: Posters, Pirates, and Practice

      This post is part of my Peek at Our Homeschool Week Lesson series.   Ahoy, Mates!  This week was our first week back to school and in Second Grade we began our year with pirates and a lot…

What’s Working Wednesday: Frogs In The Cave Math Activity

What’s Working Wednesday: Frogs In The Cave Math Activity

Welcome to the first What’s Working Wednesday!  On Wednesdays I’ll be sharing what’s working in our homeschool.  It could be a lesson, a teaching strategy, or anything I feel was a huge success during our week. This week I asked…

How I Teach History

How I Teach History

Getting a child excited about history can be a challenging feat.  I’ve found a really fun way to teach history.  Creating units around historical figures really was an eye opener for me.  As I began to concentrate on the PEOPLE…

Valentine Math Practice

Valentine Math Practice

First Grade No Prep Packet! Valentine’s Day is such a fun holiday!  Kids LOVE Valentine’s Day and using that to our advantage makes practicing core math skills exciting and fun!  I have made a NO PREP math packet to practice first grade math…

3rd Edition Math Journal Pages FREEBIE!

3rd Edition Math Journal Pages FREEBIE!

This year I began making Math Journal Pages for my first graders.  These have been so helpful for me to assess skills and it’s been a fun way for the kids to practice these skills.  I have two sets complete…