Saturday, April 21, 2012

Spelling Fractions Freebie

One of  the teachers on our team came up with this idea.  We used our spelling words and wrote what fraction of the word were vowels and what fraction of the word were consonants.  The kids liked it and it was a little extra practice in spelling and math.  Click here for a free copy of the worksheet. I have uploaded it in Word format so you can make changes.

Monday, April 16, 2012

Mailbox Magazine

I have to blow my own horn. I had another idea published in the June/July issue of The Mailbox Magazine. I must worn you that this is really deep material. If you subscribe look at the 6 Bright Ideas for Using Highlighters. 

My idea was to color code your grade book.  Highlight high grades in green, average grades in yellow and low grades in pink. Student progress will be clear at a glance.

Saturday, April 14, 2012

Mother's Day Gift

These cute seed packets make a darling Mother's Day Gift.  Laminate when finished for a keepsake. They can be found here.

Wednesday, April 4, 2012

Money Matching Game

This activity will help children count money to a $1.00. Children gain practice in counting by tens and switching to counting by fives and ones. There are 36 cards to match. You can divide them into 3 groups carrots, peas and radishes so 3 children can play at one time and then trade cards until they have done the 3 sets.  Check it out in my TPT store.