Have you tried Boom Cards™ yet? Oh my gosh! We are O.B.S.E.S.S.E.D!!! They have made differentiating skills our students need to practice SO easy and all without any prep! Our students are getting exactly what they need to practice, and all we did is click a button or two! You may be wondering… What are Boom Cards™? Boom Cards™ are digital, engaging, interactive ... Read More about Top 10 Reasons to Use Boom Cards™
What's more exciting than a classroom Valentine's Day party you ask? Well, it's solving "The Great Cupid Caper!" We all had a great time figuring out who stole our valentines, and it really added engagement and academics to our Valentine's Day party! THE PREMISE: Cupid has a catastrophe! Someone broke his arrows, took his magic flying dust, and locked up our Valentine's Day ... Read More about The Great Cupid Caper
Glow Day 2.0! Glow Day 2019 was a blast! We kept a couple of activities that we have done in previous glow days and added some new ones! We definitely had as much fun as the kids did! It was a great way to practice some of the concepts and skills we have been learning (addition and subtraction with number bonds, reading and writing sight words, writing to 100, engineering towers ... Read More about Glow Day in TK/K!
Welcome to the Shamrock Detective Agency! Our detectives were highly engaged as they solved the Case of the Tricky Leprechaun through math, literacy, science, STEM, art, and more!Creating the Magic: The students walked into a crime scene where Finnegan O'Malley, the leprechaun, had ransacked the classroom. They had to uncover clues that would hopefully lead them to the capture of that tricky ... Read More about St. Patrick’s Day Mystery- Welcome to the Shamrock Detective Agency!
If you are still looking for ideas for the 100th day of school, or you're collecting ideas for next year's 100th day, check out this blog post over on the TPT blog. They have gathered a collection of practical and engaging learning activities and resources sure to make your 100th day of school a day to remember. You may even see our two favorite 100th day adventures, Construction ... Read More about “Oodles” of 100’s Day Ideas
Hugs, Kisses, and Valentine Wishes! What kind of Valentine's Day party do two chocolate-loving teachers create? A "Hugs, Kisses, and Valentine Wishes" party --- of course! Aren't these shirts adorable? A mom in our class made them for her daughter and her best friend! We tried to steal them to wear ourselves. :) Before our fun day, we sent out a Remind (an ... Read More about Hugs, Kisses, and Valentine Wishes