So, I totally didn't make this, but it was hanging up in my classroom last week (Thanks, Terri!), and I totally love it (and the kids REALLY enjoy it). It's super easy to make. All you need is a piece of poster board (Dollar Store sells them for $.50), 2 paper cups, 2 paper towel roll insides, a basket or bowl, beads/counters/beans, etc. and a marker to draw the plus sign! These are all simply taped to the poster board using packaging tape. My older students love to experiment with bigger…
A Mini Sunday Share
Hi! I'm Teri! I am a first grade teacher and blogger at A Cupcake for the Teacher. On my blog I share classroom ideas, tips and tricks, and K-2 teaching resources. I enjoy writing and crafting, so I love to create activities that tie both together.
How I Got 18 out of 23 Kids to Master 100% of Their Sight Words
Each year, as I am getting ready to assess my students for the last time, I do a quick assessment of the children’s sight word knowledge and CVC kno…
Trouver le résultat d'additions
Teaching Addition with Popsicle Sticks - you could use any two different colored stuff around the house: straws, strips of colored paper, two different kinds of dried pasta/beans, etc.
Five for Friday! Holla!!! - Tunstall's Teaching Tidbits
At our school we can’t say Friday without saying “Holla!” Our principal started it 2 years ago on morning announcements. You know that if you start something with 6 year olds it becomes one of the Ten Commandments you better be prepared to say it for the rest of the year! Five for Friday #makethat6 #1 […]
100th Day of School Fun - Kids Books - Children's Literature for The Hundredth Day of School
Children's literature for 100th day of School. Recommended reading for 100th day of School ideas, activities, crafts, fun, and background about the event for children.
Sharpie Mugs: Pin Tested!!
So some good friends of mine are coming to stay with Chip and I for the weekend and getting everything ready for BFF Palooza has been all consuming! Somehow though, in the last day or two Camille (another BFF), and I found time to test the Sharpie Design Your Own Mug Pin, there are a variety, here are some the most popular: The Originals http://www.abeautifulmess.com/2012/06/his-her-sharpie-mug-diy.html The above pin is the one I see pinned the most, we used this one as our base…
Have You Filled a Bucket Today?
Well it is officially Week 3 of my internship, but today was only Day 3. After starting on a Friday, followed by the MLK holiday making a 3 ...
Setting Expectations for Group Work
I know...I know...you have heard me say this a million times. It is important to have groups in science and to have individual jobs while ...