Football Activities for Kids: Keep Learning All Season

So your favorite team is scoring big this season... How do you keep your students focused on learning when they have football fever? Integrate football into their daily classwork! Check out the football activities for kids I created today. I don't know how your football team is doing, but it's a very…

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Topics for Kids

Are you looking for ideas of things to talk about with your kids or students? This list is a great way to get conversations going, writing ideas, and more! Favorites What is your favorite food? (Get more specific by asking favorite breakfast, lunch, dinner, dessert, or snack!) What is your favorite day…

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Summer Journal Prompts

Are you trying to keep your students or children writing over the summer, but finding it challenging to come up with topics for them to write about? Encourage them to start a summer journal (seriously, you can grab a composition book from Walmart for less than a buck!) and use the prompts…

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Planning a Month of Blog Topics

I used to just write a blog entry whenever the mood struck me. It was great in terms of writing because I'd be all amped up and excited about a topic and the words would just flow. It was when I had a free moment to myself and since I have the…

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A Letter to the New Class

I have been slowly returning to the classroom after being home with my boys for several months. It's an interesting experience walking into school at the end of the year when a lot of students have checked out and want to be out enjoying the weather instead of inside learning.I know some…

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Easy Holiday Writing Project

Looking for a ready-to-go holiday writing project for your students? The Helping Hand Mitten lets your students think of ways they can help out this holiday season while completing a fun art project at the same time! Below are some suggestions on how to do the project in your classroom.Personal Writing Project…

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Thoughts for Thursday

Cam and I are beginning to settle into a little routine at home together. He's really been awesome as far as his behavior and patience since we can't really go anywhere or even play outside (if he takes off running, I can't run after him so it's really just avoiding possible danger).…

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Sentence Fix-Up #3

Directions: Read the following sentences, then edit to fix errors in grammar, punctuation, capitalization, spelling, or usage.Sentence Fix-Up #3mr alexander writed a book.Jason and Kate and Melody walk to the store yesterdaydid you see the movie the jungle book!i took a fotograph with my moms camera.is this sweater your's.Did you right a…

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