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Fall Crafts: Leaf Fox & Fall Tree

Fall is in the air in Blue Ridge Parkway in Virginia, and we’ve already started making tons of creative fall crafts! Leaf Fox To create this fall leaf craft for preschool, kindergarten, and first grade students, I picked some leaves from my yard. My students made foxes just like this using different colored leaves. The … Continue reading Fall Crafts: Leaf Fox & Fall Tree »

Border Trim Pumpkin Lantern Tutorial

Have you started thinking about Halloween decorations for the classroom yet?  If you have leftover border trim around, this easy hanging pumpkin lantern is a great way to transition your classroom into October. Materials: (3) 36” Orange Border Trim (1) Green Border Trim Ribbon Scissors Stapler Glue   Instructions: 1) Cut your orange border trim into … Continue reading Border Trim Pumpkin Lantern Tutorial »

4th of July Fun Facts & Free Activity

4th of July is all about patriotism and fireworks. Share these fun historical facts about the history of 4th of July with your kids, then try some of the suggested activities to celebrate. 4th of July Fun Facts  Independence Day is celebrated every year in the United States on the Fourth of July. The liberty … Continue reading 4th of July Fun Facts & Free Activity »

Math Manipulative Games

Many teachers know that manipulatives are helpful for teaching math to kids, especially younger kids. Using physical objects is a hands-on approach to learning math that helps kids develop math concepts. Pairing number spinners with counters is a great way to teach math by allowing kids to problem solve and count. Here are some great math … Continue reading Math Manipulative Games »