I feel like I got stuck inside of a donut box! A while ago, I went down a bunny trail littered with carrots. More recently, I found myself immersed in jelly beans. Sometimes I start with a single idea to create a themed activity. Then, my mind keeps expanding with more and more ideas... Have you ... Read More about Who Wants to Download a Free & Easy Donut Graph?
Are you looking for more ways to help preschoolers and kindergarteners make the letter-sound connection? One of my adorable granddaughters has experienced some challenges with learning letter names. When my daughter mentioned that it seemed to be easier for her to learn the sounds they stand for, ... Read More about 2 Helpful Ways to Make the Letter Sound Connection
It's no wonder that the silent e vowel pattern can be prickly to learn. Just as your students are feeling confident decoding consonant-vowel-consonant short vowel words, you decide it's time to throw a new outlandish idea at them. Wait... you're telling them that vowels can stand for more than ... Read More about Is the Silent E Pattern Proving to Be Prickly?
I've been busy creating a few free jelly bean themed activities to help parents looking for ways to keep their children engaged in learning at home during these challenging times. Of course, they can be used by teachers and at school, too! You'll find a variety of activities designed to ... Read More about How to Have Fun With Free Jelly Bean Activities