# Solve It Math Centers!

I don’t know about you, but I am always on the hunt for new and engaging math centers! When my students are working independently on their math games/centers that means I am able to successfully meet with my small, guided math groups. It’s a win-win. Recently I went to an escape the room with some […]

# Writing Reviews, Accountable Talk, Subtraction and More!

Writing reviews, subtraction strategies, & more! Well, this momma is full swing back into teaching mode! My first graders and I are getting used to one another again and trying to continue our learning without skipping a beat. It is an interesting transition to come back after maternity leave. My classroom was in someone else’s […]

# Subtraction for 1st Grade! {What’s the Difference?}

My first graders are elbow-deep in these fun subtraction activities and games! We are learning all sorts of subtraction strategies and practicing some hands-on math! Students practice building and removing counters or cubes in this easy subtraction center. (You may have seen the similar free addition game on my blog awhile back) After learning how […]

# Pumpkin Math!

We have been having a pumpkin-filled week! After a relaxing, longggg weekend we came back to school Tuesday and went on our first field trip to the farm! Beautiful We picked pumpkins, fed animals, ate pumpkin spice donuts, and went on a tractor ride. The kids loved every second of it. I thought I would […]

# A little bit of this and a little bit of that!

Happy Sunday folks! My life has been crazy-busy lately! Parker and I put our first offer in on a house here in Vegas – EEEK! Wish us luck! We have heard that you are likely to put in about 10 offers before you finally get a house here, but our fingers are crossed nonetheless! The […]

# Photo Friday! {and FREEBIES}

A little bit of this and a little bit of that! Here is a quick peek into our classroom on Photo Friday: [Our sweet little Star of the Week!] I left that smile in there because she was CHEESIN’ all week long! As our first star of the week she was thrilled to be our […]

# Art & Academic Night & A Math FREEBIE!

Our Art & Academic Night was last Thursday night and we had so much fun! Here’s a little peak into our night: A few months ago I found these adorable little owls on pinterest and since our school mascot is the owl I couldn’t resist doing them with my students!! It is funny to see […]