Fun with Community Helpers and Giveaway!

We had so much fun celebrating our wonderful community helpers!   We started by reading this Community Helper book. You can get it in our Community Helper Bundle, which is ON SALE NOW for the giveaway! My students took turns reading the pages.  One of my students read “He builds …

3 Easy Ways to Make a Real Difference

Hello wonderful teacher peeps! We owe you a gimongous thank you.  Yes that’s how excited I am, I am making up words.  Thanks to your support in our teacherspayteachers store, we were able to contribute $200 to RiseUp this month.  I think this video sums up our sentiments: A New …

Snowmen At Night

This is one of my favorite winter books! I read it to my class pretty much every year.  It is adorable and they absolutely love it!  Knowing what it is to be a teacher, I understand how valuable it is to have multiple great activities for one resource.  Here are …

The #1 Reason We Aren’t Giving to Charity Anymore

That’s right.  It is a new year and we have a new direction. We no longer wish to give to charity as a part of our business model.  The reason for this is that we’ve decided as a company to live charitably! What does that mean, you ask?  Well it means …

Happy New Year Deals and FREEBIE!

Wow Y’all! I can’t believe that 2017 is almost over and what a year it has been! I decided to retire after 32 years of teaching to devote more time to creating resources for the children I love so much!  It was such a difficult decision and it took me …

Holiday Sales and Give Aways!

So, after this last TPT Cyber Sale, we acquired well over 3000 followers! We want to show our appreciation by providing some fun surprises this week as well as give away 4 $25  TPT gift cards!   Our first surprise for Monday is: 50% off our December Products! Here are …

Last Freaky Friday $1 Deals!

We are thrilled to offer you this mega value for our last Freaky Friday.  For only $1 you get an entire pack of sight word activities, to include pocket poems, sight word task cards, and more!  Over 70 pages for only $1!!  This is honestly our best offering yet. Just …

The $1 Deal That’s Perfect Year-Round

It’s That Time Again Friends! We’re bringing back our ultimate crowd pleaser for Freaky Friday this week.  These little sweets are so much fun and are insanely popular year round.  This has been one of our bestsellers for over a year and it’s easy to see why. Play Scoot with …

5 Fun Ways to Learn Sight Words (with a Spooky Twist)

   Below are some fun ways to teach and reinforce sight words.  In parentheses we’ve added a Halloween twist: (Spooky)Sight Word Recall Give your student or students a stack of  sight word flash cards. If you want to purchase our monster sight word cards, then you can use those.  Have …

Freaky Friday is Back!

We are so excited to let y’all know that we are back with our teacher friends to bring $1 Deals every Friday in October! We have chosen our popular Pumpkin Scoot game for missing numbers to 10. Grab it while it is just a $1. You can use these pumpkin …

World Teacher Day Giveaway!

We have joined some awesome teachers to give you an opportunity to win one of these cards! Enter below!   We also are offering resources for 50% just today, Oct.5!  We bundled our Halloween ELA bundle and our Halloween Math bundle. It includes our original Pumpkin Patch book that is …

Ultimate Guide to Classroom Culture Day 5

First off… I was looking through my photos and I realized that I forgot to tell y’all about my decoration that leads into my classroom. I put Quentin and Mandy outside my door with the caption “Welcome Quality First Graders!” That way, they see the word quality right away and …

Ultimate Beginners Guide to Classroom Culture- Day 4

Well, it is Day 4 of school and that’s when my students really start understanding what a quality student looks like! Need to catch up? Click to read days 1, 2, and 3. Around the classroom, I’ll hear things like: “Juan is being a quality student because he is sharing …