Category Archives: Holidays

Christmas Around the World and December BUNDLE – Literacy and Math Activities, Fun Fact Cards and KWL

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Here’s a bundle of three fun and practical products for the month of December! Each product can be purchased separately, but you will save time and money by purchasing them together. This bundle includes the following. Click on any link below to see more details and thumbnails of each product. December Literacy and Math Pack (Continue reading…)

Christmas Around the World KWL

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It’s time to enjoy Christmas Around the World! A KWL chart helps you assess your students’ prior knowledge. You will discover what they already know, what they are curious about, and what they need to learn. Then use that information to effectively plan your lesson or unit! This file includes both vertical and horizontal versions (Continue reading…)

The Ultimate Guide to the Best Seasonal and Holiday Boards on Pinterest

The Ultimate Guiide to the Best Seasonal and Holiday Boards on Pinterest

I love Pinterest. It is by far my favorite social media tool. I enjoy scrolling through all the ideas. In the past I had to keep all my ideas in files, on paper. Now I can keep so many more and find them so much more quickly! I’ve assembled below what I’m calling The Ultimate (Continue reading…)

FREE Independence Day Printable Mini-Pack

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Celebrate Independence Day with this free Mini-Pack! Use it to extend your own study of the Fourth of July or as a way to give your children a little extra summer practice to keep their skills over the summer. It includes four fun activities that feature this important American holiday. Independence Day vs. Memorial Day (Continue reading…)

Simple Learning Ideas for April Holidays, Units and Famous Birthdays

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April is full of fun learning opportunities such as National Poetry Month, Arbor Day, and John James Audubon’s birthday. Here are some simple and creative ideas to use this month! National Poetry Month National Poetry Month is a great time to introduce children to the world of poetry. By starting with engaging poems, there is (Continue reading…)

America Math Pack – 6 Centers and Activities for Patriotic Holidays

America Math Pack 6 Centers and Activities for Patriotic Holidays

This math pack celebrates America with 6 centers and activities. Perfect for your students who need hands-on learning and not just another worksheet. The pack is designed primarily for first grade, but could also work in kindergarten or second grade depending on student ability. All student sheets are provided in both color and black/white. This (Continue reading…)

America Literacy Pack – 23 Centers and Activities for Patriotic Holidays

America Literacy Pack 23 Centers and Activities for Patriotic Holidays

This literacy pack celebrates America with 23 centers and activities. Perfect for your students who need hands-on learning and not just another worksheet. The pack is designed primarily for first grade, but could also work in kindergarten or second grade depending on student ability. All student sheets are provided in both color and black/white. This (Continue reading…)

Black History Month Fun Fact Cards – Unit Extension Activity, Bulletin Board, Games, Circle Time

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If you are looking for a fun and simple way to learn during Black History Month, check out my Black History Month Fact Cards. I learned so much while researching these and I know you and your children/students will enjoy them too! Black History Month Fact Cards are a quick, flexible, colorful and fun way (Continue reading…)

Christmas Fun Sentence Scramble – Differentiated for multiple grades

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This FREE Christmas Fun Sentence Scramble activity is a great way to reinforce sentence concepts and comprehension. There are TWO sets of cards so teachers and homeschoolers can use the set most appropriate for their students. Set one: Sentence cards have correct capitals and punctuation. Students only need to put words in order and copy (Continue reading…)

December Literacy and Math Pack – 17 Centers and Activities for Christmas

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Ho ho ho! It’s time for some December and Christmas fun! This pack is full of 17 themed math and literacy centers and activities. Lots of ready to use ideas with all sorts of holiday fun and Christmas cheer! These activities are appropriate primarily for First Grade but will also work with Kindergarten and Second (Continue reading…)

Pilgrims, First Thanksgiving, and Thanksgiving KWL Graphic Organizers

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Here are three different Thanksgiving-themed KWL graphic organizers that will work great for your Thanksgiving study!  You can choose from Pilgrims, First Thanksgiving or Thanksgiving depending on the focus of your study unit. Each one contains two KWLs – one horizontal and one vertical. Just print and go! This is a great way to assess (Continue reading…)

FREE Pilgrims Sentence Scramble Activity – Differentiated for multiple grades

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This FREE Pilgrim Sentence Scramble activity is a fun way to reinforce sentence concepts and comprehension. There are TWO sets of cards so teachers and homeschoolers can use the set most appropriate for their students. Set one: Sentence cards have correct capitals and punctuation. Students only need to put words in order and copy onto (Continue reading…)

November Writing Prompts Task Cards – 84 Cards with Football, Turkey, Thanksgiving and First Thanksgiving Themes

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Your students will love these fun November themed writing prompt task cards. They are grouped into four general topics with four cards per page. Football – 16 cards Turkeys – 16 cards First Thanksgiving – 16 cards Thanksgiving – 36 cards Lots of different kinds of writing prompts with plenty of variety. Just print, laminate (Continue reading…)