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3 Simple Tricks To Get Student Attention

Attention getters for Kindergarten

3 Simple Tricks To Get Student Attention “Magical” Attention Getters For Kindergarten and First-Grade Getting  student attention requires just a few simple steps. Use these easy “MAGICAL” attention-getting techniques and your students will be hanging on your every word. (See the full YouTube Video at the bottom of this post.) Getting Kindergarten And First-Grade Students’ […]

Fluency and Fitness Podcast Interview

fluency and fitness interview

Rockin’ This Teacher Thing Welcomes – Fluency and Fitness In Episode 27, of Rockin’ This Teacher Thing… Wouldn’t it be great if kids could move while engaged in learning and skills practice? Can it be done from home or in a socially distancing classroom? Oh YES!!!! Today we have Brittany Lynch from Fluency & Fitness. […]

7 December Math Games Using Dice

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Independent Math Practice With Dice Games 7 Math Games Using Dice For Kindergarten and First Grade Print, Add Dice, Play Over and Over Summary of 7 Math Games Using Dice For Kindergarten and First Grade Math games using dice are a great way for students to practice hands-on math. There’s just something about using dice […]

Classroom Transformation For The Busy Teacher

Ocean Tube Classroom Transformation

Classroom Transformation? Yes, Please! Love the classroom transformations you see other teachers doing in their classrooms? Looking for an easy way to bring a transformation to your classroom that sets up in less than 5 minutes?  Keep reading for a fun summer time project that is sure to please this school year.   Ocean Classroom Transformation […]

Spring Dot-To-Dot And Graph Printables? YES PLEASE!!

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Spring Dot-To-Dot And Graph Printables Spring is in the air, and so are these fun Spring printables.  These Spring worksheets that have a dot-to-dot and a graph on them are perfect for students to work on independently.  Your students love dot-to-dot printables, and now they can also practice their graphing skills. Here’s how they work. […]

Improve Student Creative Thinking And Writing Skills

Improve Student Creative Thinking and Writing Skills

A St. Patrick’s Day Creative Thinking and Writing Activity This fun Shamrock writing and problem-solving activity is a great way to increase student problem-solving and creative skills. Perfect for an easy March creative writing activity. Develop the Creative and Problem-Solving Mind With Transformations and Writing-Shamrock Style Your students can’t get enough creative and problem-solving practice? […]

Crazy Fun Valentine Dot-to-Dot Puzzles with a Graphing Twist

Crazy Fun Valentine Dot-To-Dot With A Twist

Dot-To-Dot Math Worksheets With A Graphing Twist It’s official!!! Your students love dot-to-dot puzzles, but you think “Meh, too easy.”  For a challenge these dot-to-dots come with a graphing twist. Number Sense is Not Just For the Beginning Of The Year We’ve talked a lot about number sense back in September. (Here’s the post if […]

Fun Christmas Dot-To-Dot and Graph To Add You Math Activities This December

Fun Math Printables for Christmas time

Fun Christmas Dot-To-Dot and Graph To Add To Your Math Activities Kindergartners and First Graders love dot to dot printables. These connect the dots also include a graph to incorporate math fun and learning into these Kindergarten/First Grade math activities. An Engaging Worksheet?- Yes!! We all know how much students love dot to dot printables.  They […]

More… Teaching Number Sense With Ten Frames

Teaching Number Sense Wit Ten Frames

More Fall Fun Ten Frames Practice Ah, Fall.  It’s full of color, fun and pumpkins.  It also means learning number sense in the early primary grades. And just like in last weeks post, we are again building an arsenal of fun number sense activities for your classroom.   Last week you got a fun free […]

Building Number Sense With Games Using Ten Frames

Building Number Sense with Games Using Ten Frames

Building Number Sense with Games Using Ten Frames Using Ten Frames games, and ten frames printables allows students to visualize and subitize numbers. Use this ten frames template and ten frame flash freebie with pumpkin counters to build foundational skills in preschool, kindergarten and first grade. Keep reading to learn more and get your classroom […]