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What In the World Have We Been Up To?: Pint-Sized Presidential Fun (& Freebies!)

Happy Sunday evening!  Here I am, blogging... (instead of lesson planning... or cleaning... or grocery shopping... doing everything else I should have done this weekend!)  Actually we did do our taxes this weekend.  After that I felt pretty drained and unable to do anything productive.  Is that your feeling too after filing?  :)

Anyways, I DID finally get together all the Presidential fun we had last week and put together some fun ideas and freebies for y'all!  Here's what we've been up to...

Measuring Abe Lincoln
This was so much fun!  First we measured Abe Lincoln and I modeled (once again...) how to measure using feet and inches.  Then we broke into partners and practiced measuring each other.  Once the students measured each other, they came up to the board and filled out their partner's info on the class data table (sorry, I forgot to snap a picture!)  Then I let the kiddos measure me and I modeled using my information to fill out the comparison sheet.

After that t…

What In the World Have We Been Up To: Valentine Days Doozy

Happy President's Day Long Weekend everyone!  I hope you're getting the chance to catch up on some sleep... planning... and posting!  :)  Here's what we've been up to this past Valentine's Week...
Word Work I really need to get better at snapping pictures of our word work, but here's some of the sight word fun we had this week!
We also played this fabulous and FREE game from Julie at Make, Take & Teach in small group.  My class loves her games and they are fun to spice up our word work time in guided reading!
Math Stations Thanks Vickie for this fun candy heart graphing freebie!  Grab yours by clicking here.
We also practiced a bunch of skills: measuring, counting/graphing, number writing and number sense!

These math stations come from my new Loads of Love Math Stations pack.  Check it out below!

Science We put conversation hearts in hot and cold water, made predictions and then observed!  This was a great science experiment.  I love how one of the kids relat…

A Fun February Freebie Friday!

Need a fun, free and EDITABLE game for your Valentine's Day party or February centers?  Grab this fun HEART bingo freebie for your class!  Pre-made cards are included for numbers 1-100, or you customize your own bingo cards to suit your class needs!


Happy Valentine's Day everyone!  Don't forget to check out the other fun freebies at TBA!  :)