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The Magic Ketchup Experiment! Kid friendly site with lots of neat experiments!

Magic Ketchup Experiment - Magic or Science??

The Magic Ketchup Experiment! Kid friendly site with lots of neat experiments!

It is so much fun to do science experiments with candy! With Valentine's Day coming up and conversation hearts everywhere we decided to experiment with them, but you could use any type of candy you have on hand too.

Conversation Heart Candy Science Experiments

Do fun candy science experiments with Conversation Hearts to see what will happen!

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Goals in Sight

Ahh what a day! I don't think there is any feeling comparable to walking into a classroom that is absolutely empty, and in a few magical weeks, transforming into a space to inspire young minds! It may be one of my favorite parts of the job. Today, I created a goals bulletin board. I half got this idea off Pinterest/ half tweaked it to fit my class' needs. We have daily classroom meetings in room 10! I love this. It brings us together and lets the students know they are a part of a team! I…

awesome idea - a class list with each students picture. Perfect for a sub binder. Perfect for volunteer also!!!

Keepin' It Kool In KinderLand

Ok, so I lied. I thought my previous post would be the last one before my surgery, but I just haaaaad to write one more :) I am going in at 3:00 today - eeeek! Here goes nothing! I left this little note for my sweeties on the Chit Chat board for my sub to read to them. I had two of them absolutely BAWLING as they left the room yesterday, saying that they just couldn't do it without me. Gosh they are so cute! One of them even brought me a "Get Well" gift full of yummy treats, magazines, and…

ANTHONY and JAVIER!!! On the Tough Realities: | 27 Awesome Straight-Talk Quotes About Teaching

On the Tough Realities:

No question, teaching is one of the toughest and most satisfying gigs around. We've gathered 27 of our favorite quotes on the high-wire act that is being a teacher. Save them for that day when it's raining papers to grade and IEP forms and you need a little inspiration.

Teaching Kids How to Write a Sentence with "Magic Lines" | This Reading Mama

Teaching Kids How to Write a Sentence

Welcome back to Preschool and Kindergarten Writing Lessons, a 10 week writing series between The Measured Mom and me. If you are just joining us, feel free to visit the post that includes all the links to our series so far. Today, I’d like to talk a little about teaching kids how to write a ... Read More about Teaching Kids How to Write a Sentence

If you thought exit tickets were just for the older grades, check out these AMAZING primary common core math exit tickets. Even if you've never used exit tickets, these are SO quick and easy to use!

Summer Stock Up! - Mrs. Plemons' Kindergarten

If you thought exit tickets were just for the older grades, check out these AMAZING primary common core math exit tickets. Even if you've never used exit tickets, these are SO quick and easy to use!

guided writing week 1. No more stick figures!

Week 1 Writing

Now that we've got the first week of school behind us, we're starting to get some serious learning in! I still have another week until I start my small groups and guided reading so we have a lot of time to teach explicit expectations! This week in writing is one of my very favorite! On the first day of school I always have my students draw a self portrait...just to see where we are! I got a lot of illustrations like this (I love these...adorable!!) This shows me exactly where my students are…

Serenity Prayer for Teachers

Spring Fever

Well, it's that time of year again! Spring Fever is in fullllll motion! This week has been a difficult one for me. I remember the stress of teaching full time, I haven't forgotten. However, this time of transition for our family has left me really remembering why I started to teach in the first place. I've been substituting until I find a full time job. I really, really miss the classroom! I know we all have things we wish we could change about education...that will never change! Teachers do…

How to Grow Crystals Geodes - A Cool Science Experiment for Kids

How to Grow Your Own Crystal Geodes – A Cool Science Experiment for Kids

Growing crystal geodes is very simple, but it requires a bit of time. It's a cool science experiment that kids as young as 5 can help with.

The 2 Teaching Divas....Wow!! Every form you can imagine for the busy teacher!!! Sub reports...sign in sheets....password keeper...reading conferences.....writing conferences...observations!! Wowie!

The 2 Teaching Divas

Great pack with all kinds of activities to learn about Martin Luther King Jr! Included you will find: MLK KWL chart, MLK Peekover, I have a dream, MLK facts, Martin and Me venn diagram, MLK fact sheet, What Peace Means to Me, Who was MLK, MLK mini-reader, timeline, MLK pennant, teaching diversity egg activity, and Following in Dr. King's footsteps. Please contact me with any questions. Samples of Peekover are included in the pack! Get your own copy RIGHT HERE!!

Paper Plate Lion Mask - fun fine motor craft for pretend play! (pinned by Super Simple Songs) #educational #resources for #children

Lion Mask - Fantastic Fun & Learning

Make this paper plate lion mask craft for kids to use during pretend play and story telling. It's also great fine motor practice.

Simple Science: Growing Crystals - The Joys of Boys

A simple science project about growing crystals. It is fun for kids to watch their crystals grow more and more each day.