Category: Sunday Spotlight

Outdoor Learning Activities for Kids

After months of spending time indoors (hello, quarantine 2020), I wanted to share some fun outdoor activities I’ve been doing with my boys to get them some fresh air and learning at the same time! There are even some free printables further down in the post for you to use with your students or kids at […]

Math Card Games for Kids!

I love teaching math with a deck of cards! It is simple, the games are usually a lot of FUN, and a deck of cards is accessible to almost every child out there. I have shared plenty of card games in the past, but today I wanted to share two more of my favorites for […]

5 Easy and Fun Math Games to Play At Home!

Do you happen to have any dice, dried beans, LEGOS, or cubes at home?! Then you can play so many of these educational math games at home with your kids. When teachers were thrust into distance learning a couple of weeks ago, I wanted to help by creating easy video lessons that can be sent […]

My 3 Tips for Distance Learning!

This whole distance learning thing is new for all of us. Teachers are home trying to tend to their own lives and the way it has changed along with trying to teach students from afar. Parents are taking on more of the educational duties while also working their own jobs from home. Curriculum-creators (like myself) are […]

Amazon Favorites for the Classroom | 2020

Do you buy everything on Amazon like me?! It is slightly embarrassing, but the convenience of getting everything I need delivered to my house within 48 hours is something I just love. Today, I wanted to share some of my favorite classroom tools and toys I have bought on Amazon. Before I dive in, I […]

Sight word games for kids

Sight words are critical in learning how to read. Not only are sight words the most frequent words seen in our texts, but most of them cannot be sounded out based on the “normal” phonetic patterns we teach to our students. Memorization is key when it comes to sight words. Since flashcards can be boring, […]