Line of Symmetry Butterfly Craft
This Line of Symmetry Butterfly Craft is a fun process art activity and will be a great addition to your butterfly unit this year.
Sensory Activities in Kindergarten - Teaching With Heart
Over the last year or so, I have become intrigued with sensory play. When I first began teaching, I thought sensory play had no place in a kindergarten classroom simply because I couldn’t find where it would “fit” into our curriculum. Also, (I’m not going to lie) it scared me! The idea of giving my ... Read More about Sensory Activities in Kindergarten
Back To School Student Gift - Primary Playground
It’s always exciting getting to meet your new students for the year at meet the teacher night. It gives the new students a chance to see a little piece of their classroom and their teacher for the new year and gets them excited to come back to school. To start the relationship off on a […]
Leaf Rubbing Activity: Art & Science Project
Leaf rubbings -- a favorite art & science project for kids from preschool to teens! How to make leaf prints with tracing, foil, wax paper, crayons & pastels!
Picture Books for Goal Setting
Are you ready to try setting goals with your students this year? These picture books for goal setting can help you get started!
Games That Build Thinking Skills
Here are some of our favorite family games that build thinking skills. Many of these games could be used in the classroom, too!
Children's Books That Help Break Gender Stereotypes
There is no such thing as a boy book or a girl book. Books are for everyone! Kids should be able to grow up and follow their own dreams, not one that
10 Wordless Videos that Teach Problem Solving - Speech is Beautiful
I work in teletherapy, which means that I use a computer to display my materials and activities for my students. I have a couple extremely quiet older elementary students and I decided that video was a way to engage and encourage them to answer questions and retell events. In particular I wanted them to think ... Read More about 10 Wordless Videos that Teach Problem Solving
I Have Ants in My Pants Activities
How long can you sit still before you feel the urge to move? Chances are it's longer than most kids can. And some children just can't sit still no matter
Dice and Card Games for Kids
Are you looking for some dice and card games your kids will love? I'm sharing some of our family favorites. All of these games are fun for the whole family!