Category: Themes

  • 5 Children’s Dental Health Month Activities I Love

    5 Children’s Dental Health Month Activities I Love

    For such a short month, February sure is busy! Black History, Groundhog Day, Valentine’s Day, the 100th day for many, Presidents Day, and Dental Health Month make for lots of planning and celebrations. To help you plan, I’m sharing some of my favorite Dental Health Month activities for the classroom. Many are from my Dental…

  • Christmas Classroom Activities to Keep Students Engaged

    Christmas Classroom Activities to Keep Students Engaged

    The holiday season is a time for family, friends, and fun. But teachers know it can also be a time of pure chaos! If you’re looking for ways to keep your students engaged in this busy and exciting month, here is a round-up of my Christmas classroom resources and activities that are sure to spread…

  • Best Fiction & Non-fiction Books For Teaching About Winter Animals

    Best Fiction & Non-fiction Books For Teaching About Winter Animals

    In January, when the temperature drops and snow starts to fall, I begin teaching one of my favorite units: Animals in Winter. I designed my own non-fiction unit that covers hibernation, adaptation, migration, camouflage, and more! You can read all about it here. Many teachers also begin this unit in January so I wanted to…

  • Favorite Picture Books for a Gingerbread Man Unit

    Favorite Picture Books for a Gingerbread Man Unit

    Gingerbread men are a staple during the holiday season! So many people are a fan of the little elusive cookie that everyone wishes to devour. Maybe that’s why there are SO many different versions of the classic story. But you don’t have to go digging through all of them to find the best picture books…

  • Dinosaur Unit Ideas for Kindergarten and First Grade

    Dinosaur Unit Ideas for Kindergarten and First Grade

    Ideas for a dinosaur unit in kindergarten and first grade. Making and studying fossils, digging for fossils, dinosaur centers, volcano, math, and more! #tejedastots