Free Pre-K and K educational resources such as printables and Power Points.

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Sequencing Cards for the Mockingbird Song Freebie

Sequencing Cards for the Mockingbird Song Freebie Sequencing is an important step for students to take before being able to retell a story at a reading conference with the teacher. Sequencing familiar songs and stories provides scaffolding and builds on prior knowledge to enable success. You probably know the Mockingbird Song, and these cards

Penguin Freebies and DIY Anti-Bully Box

PENGUIN THEME PRINTABLES and DIY ANTI-BULLY BOX This post has a round-up of penguin theme freebies and a DIY idea to create an anti-bully box with easily found items to have on hand for when feelings are hurt. It also has links to several penguin theme free printables. A YouTube video helps explain the

Winter Crafts for Teen Led Family Night

Winter crafts that are non-holiday can be difficult to find! Especially if you are a teen and in charge of leading activities at family night. Oriental Trading Company sent me $75 of crafts that we tried and are donating to church for just such an occasion. First, here is a very nice and quiet

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Theodore Jerome Cohen Children’s Author

Theodore Jerome Cohen Children’s Author Theodore Jerome Cohen PhD is an author of books for all ages, children through adults. I have read and enjoyed many of his books. Ted, as he is known, speaks to school groups from kindergarten through high school, as well. He is a retired consultant to the Defense, Homeland Security,

Fuzzy Wuzzy Posters and Paper Puppets Free PDF

This post is about Fuzzy Wuzzy, a book by Theodore Jerome Cohen with a free educational resource including letter sized teaching posters and paper stick puppets. My recent blog posts have been about two other books by Theodore Jerome Cohen, including Pepe Builds a Nest and Rufus Finds a Home. I made free educational printables for

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Bully Theme Books and Free Resources Round Up

This post has a round of up three books with bully themes and their accompanying free printable instant download educational resources. Karmack is a book for third grade and up, and the focus is on a group of 5th grade bullies. The Karmack post has a free literature unit for use in grades 3-6.

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Linear Calendar Activities with Recycled Calendars

Linear Calendar Activities with Recycled Calendars Previously we used recycled calendars for counting activities as well as worked with time the Montessori way. Because we just found even more old calendars we recently spent some more time observing them in a linear fashion. I Spy different months was one way of looking at the calendar cut

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Teaching the Abstract Idea of Time to Children

Teaching the abstract idea of time to children can absolutely be accomplished by using common household items and discussion. Obviously, the discussion and learning will be ongoing as children grow and learn. As I finish the year long online KHT Montessori class, I am studying the last manual — history. Karen Tyler

PermaLeaf® White Orchid Review and Free Pre-K Flower PDF

This post has a PermaLeaf® White Orchid review and free Pre-K flower PDF. We have been working with flowers and plants this spring. It is a refreshing to think about plants during the dormant looking landscape at the end of the snowy Minnesota winter. PermaLeaf® has the widest selection of outdoor artificial plants

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