DIY Dinosaur Costumes

My oldest son (5) has always been big into dinosaurs. Since he was 2. So this year he decided he wanted to be a dinosaur, specifically a spinosaurus. According to my son, the spinosaurus is more ferocious and has slightly bigger arms than the T Rex. Also, his favorite color is red. So a red…

DIY Pumpkin Succulents

I love fall. I really love all the change of seasons, but especially fall. When seasons start to change, it always draws me closer to God. It reminds me that He always goes before me. That He is constant, He never changes. That just when I feel completely tired of a season, like I can’t…

Hello Chapter 2

Well, I’m back. And a lot has changed over the past couple years, that’s for sure. I resigned from teaching, had another baby, and my husband resigned from teaching as well. He took a position as the youth pastor at our church and just had his one year anniversary in that role. I’ll be honest,…

Teachers Pay Teachers More to Love for Back to School One Day Sale!

I love this letter from TpT! Dear Teacher, Life doesn’t slow down for back to school time and neither do you. We know you’re determined to create the best school year ever for your students and we’re here to help make that happen. Get prepped, get organized… and get ready for TpT’s More Love for…

Final Hours of of 20% off SALE!

This banner pretty much sums it up!  : )  Sale ends tonight. “Shout for joy to the Lord, all the earth. Worship the Lord with gladness;     come before him with joyful songs.  Know that the Lord is God.     It is he who made us, and we are his;     we are his people, the sheep of…

Earth Day Fun Flash Freebie!

This item will be free on Earth Day only!!! Earth Day Fluency Passages, Comprehension Questions and Writing Craftivity {K-2} This packet contains 2 original fluency passages I wrote and 3 comprehension and extension activities to accompany each. This package includes teacher copies that you can print in color and reuse. It also includes a black…

Game Day Giveaway with Teaching Special Thinkers!

Click on the picture and enter for a chance to win! Here is my donation!  Click on the picture for a description in my store! Good luck! “Do you not know that in a race all the runners run, but only one receives the prize? So run that you may obtain it.” 1 Corinthians 9:24…

Thanksgiving *Sale* & Flash Freebies!

I am just writing to say THANK YOU!  Your support is just awesome. I wanted to let you know I will be throwing a Thanksgiving sale Monday, November 24th and Tuesday, November 25th.  Everything in my store {except bundles} will be 20% off.  Additionally, I will have a couple Thanksgiving “flash freebies” this week only….

Christmas Fun in the Classroom – Happy Snow Day!

I must say finding out we had a “snow day” this morning was quite a treat.  🙂  I am enjoying the day off with my husband who is also a teacher, so I thought I would share some Christmas fun in the classroom.  A couple years ago I cut the lights off of a strand of…

Creepy Creatures FREE Halloween Graphing Activity

A few years ago around Halloween time, I bought this bag of plastic Halloween toys called, “Creepy Creatures,” and I used them to do this graphing activity. They were probably from the Dollar Tree or the One Spot at Target, which I hit up quite often. My students love this activity, and I enjoy it…

I Heart Sight Words Graph *Freebie*

I made these graphs for students to graph their sight word identification progress and thought I would share.  They coordinate with the Dolch Sight Word Lists.  There are 10 graphs total.  There is a graph for the Pre-Primer List, Pre-Primer through Primer, Pre-Primer through First Grade, Pre-Primer through Second Grade, and Pre-Primer through Third Grade. …