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Extra sleep time and Digging for Treasure

We have a no screen time before lunch rule on the weekends. So this gives Caleb time to play with his toys, explore, and do activities. 334 more words

Kid At Work

DIY Clothespin Alphabet

The sun is finally shining!  Despite the onslaught of leaves that is attacking my workspace, I couldn’t resist sitting outside to write.

Clothespin Alphabet for Emerging Readers… 337 more words

Montessori Sand Tray for Under $10

A DIY Sand Tray That’s Better Than the Store Bought Version

I recently purchased a Montessori sand tray for Huck to use during our literacy centers.   611 more words

Literacy Activities

Memorial Day Activities

Memorial Day gives us all a chance to remember and think about those who serve and protect us in some of the most horrific conditions imaginable.   211 more words


Student-Made Books

Classroom publishing has always been dear to my heart.  I first realized the power of publishing student’s work when I was working at a university lab school.  303 more words

Integrated Instruction

Summer Reading Camp Day 2


Dramatic story telling: I have this collection of 50 silly stories from the Miles Kelly collection. It’s full of folk tales and popular fairy tales and what not. 242 more words