The birds have arrived in my backyard, so I created some whimsical bird resources in honor of their return.
Happy Teacher Appreciation Week!
Fly away home.
Your house is on fire.
And your children all gone.
All except one,
And that’s little Ann,
For she crept under
The frying pan.
Spring is a wonderful time of year for a study of insects. I have to admit that creepy crawlies are not my favorite thing but in the interest of science education, I endure…lol Ladybugs are a favorite with my students, and they are a very helpful insect! Here are a few resources I created with a ladybug theme, and some additional links and resources as well.
Here’s a cute interactive video of Frank Leto’s “Ladybug, Ladybug” song
Here’s an awesome video of the Ladybug Life Cycle
I also created “Ladybug Time On the Hour Game” available in my TpT Store
Our new reading theme begins this week, a study of spring, seasons and weather. And what better way to celebrate than by reading the children’s book SPRING IS HERE by Taro Gomi? This wonderful story with it’s simple, yet beautifully expressive text and illustrations.
Using simple words and bright illustrations, author-illustrator Taro Gomi takes children on a playful tour of the four seasons. The reader experiences the story through the eyes of a calf.
I created a couple of reading responses for my K class. We are working on story sequence so they will be responding with flow maps.
This flow map reinforces the symbols and cycle of the seasons.
This one will help the students sequence how the calf grows & changes over the course of the story.
Welcome to my new site, I will be adding resources soon. My goal is to provide materials and ideas that add novelty and excitement to learning. Learning should be a magical journey filled with wonder, with the ultimate goal to instill a life-long love of learning. I hope that my ideas & materials help along that path.