End of the Year Activity *Freebie* Updated for 2015!

It’s almost May!  I updated this activity to be used for the end of the 2013-2014 school year. I changed the font on the front cover and I also added a blackline picture of a school that you can use and have students color if you’d like.  Click on the picture for the link to…

Craftivities for All Seasons – Writing Prompts, Templates and Craft Outlines

This bundle includes 34 craftivity starters.  There are 34 half sheet writing prompts and templates, full sheet prewriting templates and paragraph writing templates (writing prompts included) and craft outlines.  Also included are 5 pages of craft ideas, to provide suggestions for how to use the outlines. I tried to make the craft ideas really fun,…

Watermelon Craftivity – School Is Sweet because…

I wanted to make a watermelon craftivity since it’s still technically summer when we start back at school next week!  So here it is. This packet includes half sheet writing templates, a prewriting template and a paragraph writing template.  Craft outlines for a watermelon craft are included as well as a picture of an example. …

Autobiography Poems

My students’ Autobiography Poems turned out awesome and I wanted to share a couple!  I also had my students “make” themselves after they wrote their poem and I displayed the craft with the writing. This one was really cute. We made glasses out of paperclips. 🙂  Here is another one I really liked. Really, they…

More Free Fonts!

I hope all you moms had a great Mother’s Day with your babies!  Mine was beautiful.  I wanted to share this tin I found at the One Spot at Target.  I love it. It says good moms have messy kitchens, laundry piles and happy kids.  Sure sounds like this momma.  This Mother’s Day was so special to me because we dedicated our…

End of the Year Activity *Freebies*

I made this little activity for students to reflect on what they learned this year.  I wanted to create an end of the year activity that had a little substance and required students to reflect on the highlights of what they learned throughout the year!  Also, I wanted to it be fun.  On the first…

Earth Day Fun

Earth Day is coming up and when I was at Crayons to Computers last week I found these stickers… Perfect. So then I created this little writing activity to help kids celebrate Earth Day.  Like other writing activities I’ve posted, there is a pre-writing activity where students are to list 5 things they will do to…

Spring Haikus

Some of my students wrote haikus this week about spring and they turned out awesome!  I wrote one as an example and all my students’ poems were better than mine.  Here are some of my favorites. Fishing Grass Thunderstorms Aren’t they good?  I am so proud.  They really enjoyed writing these.  They didn’t seem to…

Easter Basket Writing Activity

This is an Easter creative writing activity I used with my students this week.  They did a great job and were super creative with their writing.  Students have to list 5 things that they are hoping to find in their Easter basket, and then write a 5 sentence paragraph about their dream Easter basket.  Students…

Spelling Aides

These are two documents to help students with spelling sight words correctly!  Both contain the Dolch 220 sight words, Pre-Primer through Third Grade on a one page document.  I created these spelling aides to give to students as an accommodation to help them with writing.  My Spelling Buddy is the document I use for elementary age students and…

Hello teachers!

My name is Courtney and I am an Intervention Specialist.  I started this blog to share ideas and resources that help kids learn.  I love creating activities, posters, worksheets, behavior charts, clip art, fonts, graphic organizers, etc., and I would love to create things to help you with whatever you might need! I hope you…