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Mystery word guess...interactive bulletin board idea! Maybe guess the mystery book?

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Mystery word guess...interactive bulletin board idea! Maybe guess the mystery book?

Small world play Jack and the Beanstalk

Small world play Jack and the Beanstalk

FREEBIE!!! The, "The Scary Little Witch" is super-fun and interactive Halloween…

The Scary Little Witch Adapted Book - $3.50 : File Folder Games at File Folder Heaven - Printable, hands-on fun!

File Folder Games at File Folder Heaven - Printable, hands-on fun! The Scary Little Witch Adapted Book - This Halloween Adapted Book, "The Scary Little Witch" is super-fun and interactive Halloween story that focuses on basic Halloween vocabulary, matching skills, Wh-questions, and sequencing story events. In this activity, a teacher or therapist reads the story, as students follow along and match a picture piece to each page. At the

Active sight word game for kids. Hullabaloo!! Great for those kinesthetic learners.

Bright Ideas for Kinesthetic Learning

Active sight word game for kids. Hullabaloo!! Great for those kinesthetic learners.

Guide to Reading Levels: A - R Characteristics of Leveled Texts for Parents!  $2.00

Reading Level Guide for Parent Teacher's Conferences

Guide to Reading Levels: A - R Characteristics of Leveled Texts for Parents! $2.00

Relentlessly Fun, Deceptively Educational: Extended Math Fact Jack & the Beanstalk Game  Free printable from @Deceptively Educational

Extended Math Fact Jack & the Beanstalk Game

Fee Fi Foe Fum, let's have some math fun!! My son's 3rd grade class has been working on extended facts (e.g. 3 x 3 is 9 so 3 x 30 is 90, 3 x 300 is 900, 30 x 30 is 900, etc.). They've also been writing their own fairy tales. To expand on what he's been learning at school, I made a fun fairy tale-inspired math facts game for him. Want to make this game too? What you Need 8 pages of white cardstock (or 6 pages of cardstock and 2 plain office paper) Beanstalk game board and extended facts…

I picked up this bag at Michaels for $1 and these for .59 each(I bought around 15 of them) Our story always begins with Once upon a t...

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I picked up this bag at Michaels for $1 and these for .59 each(I bought around 15 of them) Our story always begins with Once upon a t...

St. Patrick's Day Blend Match-Up is a fun, hands-on way to review blends during the month of March. This free printable is perfect for kindergarten, first grade, and second grade.

St. Patrick's Day Blend Match-Up

If you have not been able to tell so far, I LOVE teaching with themes. This St. Patrick's Day Blend Match-Up will be the perfect addition to your literacy centers. Your students will be having

Jack & the Beanstalk Playdough (",)

Jack and the Beanstalk Play Dough!

As part of our Jack and the Beanstalk Growing topic, I made a batch of play dough following my usual recipe (see at the bottom of the post) then coloured half brown and half green. I set it out with two little terracotta pots, some green craft sticks and green pipe cleaners, a bowl of dried french beans and some little garden tools we had from another set. These are some of the things the girls did with it.... Recipe: 2 cups flour 1 cup salt 2 tsp cream of tarter 2 cups water 2 tbsp oil Mix…

Free Editable Word Work Game! Make learning sight words magical with this fun unicorn themed game perfect for literacy centers with kindergarten, first grade and second grade! #editablewordwork #literacycenters #playdoughtoplato

Free Editable Word Work Game

Free Editable Word Work Game! Make learning sight words magical with this fun unicorn themed game perfect for literacy centers with kindergarten, first grade and second grade! #editablewordwork #literacycenters #playdoughtoplato

Handwriting without Tears....Cool Tools We Use!!!

COOL TOOLS WE USE!!!

Handwriting without Tears is our main curriculum source that we use at Teea Time Playschool and I personally cannot shout out enough praises...

ON SALE $$$ Name Practice EDITABLE PDF, name recognition and spelling, name tracing, playdough mats, correct letter formation activity for pre-school, kindergarten or prep. Great way to teach children how to correctly form the letters of their names $

Name tracing EDITABLE PDF

ON SALE $$$ Name Practice EDITABLE PDF, name recognition and spelling, name tracing, playdough mats, correct letter formation activity for pre-school, kindergarten or prep. Great way to teach children how to correctly form the letters of their names $

Free!  Three Billy Goats Gruff Game Board and cards

Three Billy Goats Gruff Game Board - FREE

The Three Billy Goats Gruff is a classic story used in speech and language therapy and is especially great for working on /g/ sounds! This freebie includes an open-ended game board as well as /g/ flashcards.How to play:Use each turn in the game as a reinforcer for any goal you are targeting. For art...