Ways to Make Ten Firefly Activity

I am SO excited to announce that I have joined the Education by Oriental Trading team! This means that I will be sharing great ideas that use some of their fabulous resources for fun, hands-on learning for you and your students! My first post, Ways to Make Ten Firefly Activity, combines so many of my favorite […]

You’ve Got to PROVE IT! {a FUN song to show understanding!}

Hi my name is Becca Foxwell and I like to sing. It’s true. And as a result my kids sing. Everyday. We are constantly incorporating music into our learning! My love of music is not the only reason I utilize it in the classroom. There are so many benefits to integrating music into your classroom–but […]

Using Table Leaders to Build Leadership Skills

Students need to be equipped with skills to succeed and one of the areas that I love helping students grow in is in leadership skills. One of the ways that I build leadership skills in my classroom is by utilizing table leaders. If you haven’t used this idea before, I hope that today’s post will […]

Keep Family First & a Date Jar Freebie!

Today is my last day of school before we have off Friday and Monday for Easter Break! With lots of family time on the horizon this weekend, I figured there was no better time to share a non-teaching tip that is close to my heart. So this tip is one that we all know, I […]

Easter Gift Tag FREEBIE

Happy Sunday! I know that some of you are coming off of or heading into Spring Break, but if you are like me we still have 4 days of school this week before enjoying Easter break! So today I am stopping by to share a little freebie that I made for my students and co-workers […]

Hundreds Chart More or Less Song and Freebie

Music and movement are a powerful tool for our students to remember and understand concepts! I use them all the time in my classroom! So in order to help my students understand how to use the hundreds chart to find numbers that are 1 less, 1 more, 10 less, or 10 more I created the […]

Catching Up on Life, Freebies, and a Sale!! {Five for Friday..on Saturday}

Hello!! So glad to be linking up with Doodle Bugs Teaching for her 5 for Friday! We are just going to pretend that today is Friday! *wink* #betterlatethannever I am SO excited to be back! You may have noticed that I have been a little MIA lately and that this poor blog has been severely […]

I’m Lovin’ Daily 5 on the Fifth {February 5th Edition}

It’s February 5 which means it’s time for this month’s I’m Lovin’ Daily 5 on the Fifth linky party!! This linky party is hosted here on the 5th of each month so feel free to join in as we learn and grow together! We had a little unplanned vacay in January (where did that month go?) […]

Move to Learn

It feels like we have had indoor recess for almost all of the month of January. And last week was also a full moon…need I explain more? 😉 Well I can’t sing the praises enough for a new website I came across that has FREE, yes FREE 5-minute brain break exercise videos. It’s called Move […]

Groundhogs Day Predictions and a FREEBIE

Groundhog’s day is just around the corner and tomorrow my kiddos and I are going to enjoy making these cuties: One thing I love about Groundhogs day is that it is perfect for integration!! We will start tomorrow by reading a Groundhogs book and discussing Groundhogs Day. Then we will make and chart our predications […]