Category Archives: Tutorials

In this category, you can find “Organization 101” and “Tutorial Time” blog posts. Enjoy!

Organizing 101 – Fancy Message Board

Since I spend so much time developing my teaching resources, a few months ago I decided to organize a tiny little space in our basement for this purpose. It is there that I consult books and notes. It is there that I write the rough drafts of resources. It is there that I store the resources I print and the… Read more »

Crafts Tuesdays – St. Patrick’s Day Magnets

St. Patrick's Day Magnets

With Valentine’s Day gone, it is time to think of the next holidays 🙂 I know Mardi Gras (or “Carnaval” like we call it in Portugal) comes before St. Patrick’s Day; however, I could not resist and make these! 😀 These cute magnets are an easy and fun way to bring St. Patrick’s Day cheer into your home or classroom…. Read more »

Way Back When – decorating your workplace

Whenever I browse through Pinterest, go blog hopping or simply browse the internet for teaching sites, I always come across these beautifully decorated classrooms. I am a very visual person, so it really warms my heart that teachers around the globe appreciate their students to such an extent as to want to make their classroom and warm and inviting as… Read more »

Organizing 101 – The File Folder part 2

On a previous post, I showed you how to assemble a simple file folder that children can use with white board markers. Today I bring you a tutorial on how to assemble file folders that have cut-out pieces that need to be stored. I will be assembling one of my most recent file folder activity sets. You can visit my… Read more »

Organizing 101 – The File Folder

I LOVE file folders. Indeed, I ADORE file folder activities. I discovered this ingenious idea when I was searching the internet for ways to make fun activities for my daycare kiddies. I had lots of ideas to teach them concepts but I wasn’t very fond of the idea of printing things over and over again. When I discovered this idea of… Read more »

Girls Room – The Storage Cube Labels

It can be so hard sometimes to keep everything organized in the kids bedrooms! That’s why I love the storage cubes that you find at the dollar store! They are inexpensive, colorful (or not) and hold an amazing amount of toys out of your eyesight!! However, in order to keep the kids from dumping every single box on the floor… Read more »