Money Activities for Kindergarten and 1st Grade!

Confession: This is the first time in 4 years that I have actually taught an entire money unit to my 1st graders. GASP! My old school was a Common Core only school. Common Core… ONLY! Money isn’t in the 1st grade Common Core, so it was cut from our yearly schedule. We would show coins […]

Kinder Pups! – Kindergarten Math Games & a freebie

Last Spring, a co-worker asked me if I had any kinder-specific math games, which I didn’t.  Lucky for her, I was then home sick for the next two days and was inspired by her request! Bring in kinder-pups: As I was looking through this pack again, I noticed these centers are a great review the […]

A little bit of this… and a little bit of that…

2 more days until Thanksgiving break! I am hearing that some of you lucky ladies and gents got this WHOLE week off… whaaaat?! I’ve never heard of such a thing! (JEALOUS) We are still trucking through Wednesday – but it’s all good because we are jam-packed with fun activities!! Here are a few snapshots of […]

Turkey Math

As November is nearing, I wanted to create some fun and seasonal math activities for my students to keep them engaged and learning! It can be a difficult few weeks of learning between all the candy crazed madness that Halloween brings, then the fun of Thanksgiving to winter holidays! I find the more I can […]

The Magical Product Swap Presents THE Katie King!

A little while ago, I joined Jessica’s product swap, and let me tell you… I was SO EXCITED when I got my partner ðŸ™‚ I got the one and only, KATIE KING! Yes, that is right, Katie King, Queen of the First Grade Jungle! I have been a follower (read:stalker) of her blog forever and […]

Subtraction freebie!

We have just begun 2 digit addition and subtraction and my-oh-my we need our practice!  I created a simple subtraction spinner game for the students to practice using place value to subtract two digit numbers. I created it specifically WITHOUT regrouping. I did this because we have just introduced this concept andddd… that is the […]

The first of many…

Being that this is my 1st blog post (technically 2nd) here is a little bit about me: My name is Susan Moran and I am originally from Salem, MA. I moved to Las Vegas about a year and a half ago with my boyfriend (now fiance!) and we love it here. The weather is amazing, […]