Category: Activities

Free St. Patrick’s Day Activities

St. Patrick’s Day is a fun holiday in the first grade classroom! There is just enough innocence in those little students’ eyes to make them really wonder if leprechauns actually exist. I have shared a few blog posts in the past about what we like to do on St. Patrick’s Day in my classroom, but today […]

Using Games to Reach Your Students!

Playing math games in my first grade classroom is one of my favorite ways to reach my struggling learners.   Each year a new batch of students arrives and you can see pretty quickly which students excel with little help, which students are chugging right along at grade level, and which need a little more […]

Free Halloween Math Games!

I thought I would take some time to share a few FREE math games for your young students with a Halloween twist! It is important to note that all these Halloween math games can be used all year round and with other themes – just switch out the manipulatives!   Fun fact about me: I […]

First Grade Homework For the Entire Year

Homework in first grade?! I wanted to share the QUICK homework I send home to my first grade students. It is simple to use for teachers and only gives a few students skills-based activities to complete each night!  For the five years I taught first grade I was always trying to perfect the homework process. […]

St. Patrick’s Day Activities!

St. Patrick’s Day is around the corner and we are getting started with the fun here in 102! I wanted to share some of the fun St. Patrick’s Day activities we are doing over the next week.   We have a few stories we will be reading and re-reading this week! You can find each […]