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Crafty Tuesdays – Bunny Game

Bunny Game from pop bottles

With Easter fast approaching,  the Internet  is full of inspiring crafts. Since this week is March break (a.k.a. spring break ), and I have a house full of children, I’ve decided to come up with something crafty and Easter related. And thus was this bunny game born ☺ Here’s how we created our bunnies: Gather big plastic pop bottles. Rinse them to… Read more »

Paints are so messy!! – Giveaway

How many times have you cringed at the thought of your students and/or children exploring their creativity through paints and brushes? How many times have you tried to think of alternatives to art activities that do not involve so much mess and cleaning up? If you are anything like me this happens more times than you care to count, lol. Don’t get… Read more »

Math Fun – Telling Time – The Hour Hand

Telling Time - The Hour Hand

For the last couple of months, I have been working on developing my “Telling Time” collection of teaching resources. My need to develop this collection was born out of necessity when some of my tutoring students were showing difficulties with their telling time skills. As I worked with different students I noticed a few common misconceptions.  I also came across… Read more »

Lights, Camera, Action! –

Lights, camera, Action - Teaching Related Videos

  This week I selected a video about teaching phonics. I have discovered Katie Garner about a year or so ago. Her videos are not only inspiring, they are also very instructive and motivating. In the video I selected for today, Katie demonstrates how to teach children about the “mommy e” rule. I use it all the time with my tutoring students… Read more »