Pumpkin Plate Math

Pumpkin Plate Math

November is flying by!  Thanksgiving is just around the corner.  This time of year is so incredibly busy but never fear – this week’s Tuesday Teaching Tip will have your students learning with seasonal fun in no time at all. You’ll need some seasonal plates – these are from the trusty Dollar Tree.  First write the numbers 1-10 on your plates. What can you do with your...

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Non-Fiction Common Core Friendly Halloween Books

Non-Fiction Common Core Friendly Halloween Books

The days are getting shorter and the countdown to Halloween is on!  Looking for some non-fiction books to make your Halloween library more Common Core friendly?  Here are 5 titles that will help!               For plenty of spooky ideas check out these past posts: Halloween Scavenger Hunt Three Great Non-Halloween Seasonal Books Ten Little Pumpkins – Counting in Kindergarten is Just...

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Fall Leaf Patterns

Fall Leaf Patterns

The days are getting shorter and Thanksgiving is just around the corner.  As the busy holiday season nears, give yourself a break with this quick and easy way to practice making patterns.  Despite the easy preparation, this hands-on activity is not only fun and engaging, but it looks great as part of a seasonal bulletin board.  Plus, handling the small little leaves is great fine motor...

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A Quick and Easy Fall Song

A Quick and Easy Fall Song

The days are growing shorter and the trees barer!  We know that Halloween is right around the corner, but we recognize that not all schools are celebrating it.  So, here’s a simple song we all can sing to celebrate the fall season with your class. To the tune of  “Head, Shoulders, Knees and Toes” Orange, yellow, red and brown Red and brown. Orange, yellow, red and brown Red...

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For Every Season There is a Tree

For Every Season There is a Tree

Seasons of trees In spring The trees Are a beautiful sight Dressed in blossom Pink and white. In summer The trees Are full of treats Apples and pears And cherries to eat. In autumn The trees Are red and gold And the leaves fall down As the days grow cold. In winter The trees Are bare and plain Waiting for spring To dress them again. Julie Holder Review the seasons of the year and their impact...

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