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2nd Grade: 3D Not-a-Box Collage

This is one of my all-time favorite projects. I love watching students problem solve the challenges that arise with 3D paper construction. Here’s a sampling of this year’s results. :)


Best Frints in the Whole Universe

Title: Best Frints in the Whole Universe

Author/Illustrator: Antoinette  Portis
Publisher: Neal Porter Books/Roaring Brook Press, 2016
Editor:  Neal Porter
Book Type: Fiction
Ages: 4-7… 274 more words

Picture Books

IMWAYR: Celebrating Friendship

At the risk of being late to the party for these books about love and kindness, I want to share them here because, let’s face it, the world needs all love and kindness we can give. 415 more words


Learn Through Play, Stimulate Innovation, Create a "Not-a-Box"

What better way to learn than through play? Want to encourage your students to think outside of the box and utilize their problem solving skills? Read about my “Not-a-Box” challenge and consider doing it with your kiddos. 499 more words


An Out of this World Book!

I’m always on the lookout for picture books that entertain readers – especially if I’m reading it multiple times to youngsters. While at our local library, I found a book that does just that. 215 more words

Picture Books

Top Ten Tuesday - Top 10 Books About Boxes! (Yes... I said boxes!)

Well, it’s June… and that means trying to finish up all of the school projects and units that need to be complete.  It also means some days, we need our students to be engaged and excited about school, even though our classrooms are stifling and summer is calling.   559 more words

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