I’m not really sure where they got the idea for this unit, but the kiddos picked it and I honored it…and, man, was it fun. We had such a good time making things and problem solving. This was a very S.T.E.A.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) unit and our favorite book from Robots inspired our next unit, Outer Space! Planning this way is so much more organic and logical than following a script and the kids are about 1000 times more invested and engaged. Here is an overview of our Robot fun! Read More!
I have seen so many great lists of things to do when the kids are bored. But my kiddo is still an emerging reader and he relies heavily on “but I can’t REEEAAAADDD!” whenever he thinks it’s beneficial. So I made some Bored No More cards with pictures. Read More
I noticed during our first few weeks of school that there were some behaviors happening with the kiddos that were making our days more challenging. I’ve used Quiet Spray before and it worked wonders, but I wanted something smaller so I could make a few different versions and they wouldn’t take up a bunch of space. I was visiting my favorite teacher supply store (The Dollar Tree) and spotted some plastic salt and pepper shakers. I got two sets and got to work. Read More
Here is my current(ish) classroom setup. I always love seeing other people’s setups and borrowing ideas, so I thought I’d share mine for others! Read More