Free social studies printables and presentations for Kindergarten through the elementary grade levels.

Emotional Intelligence Awareness Month and Freebie

This post is for Emotional Intelligence Awareness Month which is during October, and has a free printable on that topic. Kyle Carlin is a school psychologist and the author of Bug and Boo, a children’s book that helps teach social emotional skills. This month there is a virtual book tour  of Bug and Boo to coincide

Oriental Trading Helps Organize Back to School

Oriental Trading Helps Organize Back to School This post explains how Oriental Trading helps organize back to school for teachers prepare a successful school year prior to the first day of class. You hear teachers say, "It is all in the set up!" as they work in buildings to set up classes before school

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

Rufus Finds a Home Book Review and Free Resource

Rufus Finds a Home Book Review and Free Resource Rufus Finds a Home by Theodore Jerome Cohen teaches children about empathy and the difficulty of sometimes having to give up something we love. I bought the book myself and the links are non-affiliate.  I recently posted about another of Ted's books, Pepe Builds a Nest

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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.

One Room Schoolhouse Emergent Reader Free

One Room Schoolhouse Emergent Reader Free One room schoolhouse stories such as in the Laura Ingalls Wilder books are popular with primary grade students. This post is about a class field trip for a day at Cahill School in Edina, MN. There is also a free emergent reader printable PDF near the end of

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Eidem Homestead Visit and Free 3-Part Farm Cards

Eidem Homestead Visit and Free 3-Part Farm Cards Farm fun! This post is about an Eidem Homestead visit and also has free 3-part farm cards. Eidem Homestead is in Brooklyn Park, MN, and is operated by the city. It has ten acres and represents farms from about 1890 through 1910. Our visit included touring

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DIY Map Skills Treasure Hunt and Free PDF

Map skills can be difficult for young children to grasp and suddenly they are in school faced with a map worksheet. Parents can help at home to create a foundation for map terminology and use in very simple ways. Geography was one of the last units in my year long

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Color and Write PDF for Classes with New ESL Students

This post has a free printable with pages that accompany the book I Am New Here by Anne Sibley O’Brien. They could be used without the book but having the book on hand would be nicer, of course. The book is about three English as a Second Language (ESL) children adjusting

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