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A Lesson in Perseverance

Patience is hard. Perseverance is even harder. When it feels like everything around us is geared toward instant gratification how do we teach our children the value of blood, sweat and tears? How do we teach our children to work hard; to keep fighting for what they want even when it feels impossible? We lead […]

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Adventures in Educating the Heart

Adventures in Educating the Heart [Hi, I’m Heather. Wife. Mom. Adventurer.] “Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all.” – Aristotle To me educating the heart is to learn and grow; to appreciate the world around us; a wisdom gained from connecting facts learned to the beauty and intricacy of nature, […]

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Letter Practice Activities

Letter Practice Activities Purchase these letter practice activities separately or buy them together with the bundle! These activities include a letter maze, letter writing activities, letter book, beginning sound coloring pages and so much more. Use all of these activities to help students learn letter names and sounds. Letter Maze Use letter maze pages as a way […]

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A Lesson in Perseverance

Patience is hard. Perseverance is even harder. When it feels like everything around us is geared toward instant gratification how do we teach our children the value of blood, sweat and tears? How do we teach our children to work hard; to keep fighting for what they want even when it feels impossible? We lead […]

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Beginning Sounds

Beginning Sound Matching Games         Play this beginning sound matching games in 7 ways! Memory Match with Picture Cards: Place all picture cards face down. Students turn over two cards at a time to find cards with the same beginning sound. Memory Match with Letter Cards: Print two copies of all letter cards. […]

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Owl Bulletin Boards

Owl Bulletin Boards Use these owl bulletin board banners to decorate your classroom! I am not a fan of decorating bulletin boards, it is somehow always at the bottom of my long list of things to do! I like simple bulletin boards that I can put up and not worry about for a little bit. […]

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Kindness Lesson

Kindness Lesson See the links below to get kindness banners from my TPT store! Red “Throw kindness like confetti!” banner Blue “Throw kindness like confetti!” banner Yellow “Throw kindness like confetti!” banner   Lesson Plan: It is important to teach students about what it means to be kind and what it means to be a good […]

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Classroom Banners

Classroom Banners: Give your classroom a little extra flair with these classroom banners. Label your classroom bulletin boards or different areas of your room! 7 signs are included in three different sizes. Three sizes include a full page size and two 1/2 page sizes. Label the following areas of your room: Reading Daily 5 CAFE […]

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Welcome Signs

Decorating your classroom with Welcome Signs! It’s that time of year again! Time to decorate your classroom! Are you going to be using a new classroom theme this year? Here are 4 different welcome signs to decorate your bulletin boards! Chevron Welcome Sign Comes in 5 different colors so you can pick what matches your […]

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Adventures in Educating the Heart

Adventures in Educating the Heart [Hi, I’m Heather. Wife. Mom. Adventurer.] “Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all.” – Aristotle To me educating the heart is to learn and grow; to appreciate the world around us; a wisdom gained from connecting facts learned to the beauty and intricacy of nature, […]

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The Innovator’s Mindset by George Couros

The Innovator’s Mindset by George Couros Empowering not engaging students: If you want to empower not just engage your students to learn, this is the book for you. This book, changed my mindset when it comes to my students learning. I used to believe that engaging students was my goal when creating lessons. Empowering students […]

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Blends

Blends Resources Anchor Chart: Click on the link to visit my TPT store – Mixing it up in Primary for 3 FREE Blends Posters. These posters include posters for s, l and r blends. Video: Blends Song by Jack Hartmann Resources by me! I Have, Who Has Games  4 I have, Who Has Games – Below see […]

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