First Grade

Dinosaur Dig Activity with homemade sand recipe.

Dinosaur Dig for Kids

Do you know a child who is fascinated by Dinosaurs? This DIY Dinosaur Dig activity for kids is a fantastic way to turn them into mini paleontologists for a day. They get to experience the bone excavation first hand while learning the amazing science surrounding dinosaurs and their extinction. Real life Dinosaur digs are taking […] Read more…

Build a Sentence Reading activity for kids

Build a Sentence Reading Activity

We discovered a new, favorite reading activity this week, and it is these Build a Sentence cup puzzles. My little kindergartner giggled repeatedly during the activity and kept asking for more. This Build a Sentence Activity has two great learning applications: first, sentence structure and second, reading. Both are important for children to master, and […] Read more…

Lego Fractions Math Activity for kids

Lego Fractions

We’re doing Jumbo Lego fractions today, and they are so fun!! Kids love Legos, and they are such a fantastic teaching tool. We used them for reading and letter recognition, but today we’re using them for fractions. Why Legos? First of all, you probably have some of these lying around your house or classroom. They […] Read more…

First Grade Summer Worksheets - Math and Literacy

First Grade Summer Worksheets

Looking for a way to keep kids from sliding on their education this summer? You will love these First Grade Summer Worksheets. These fun activities cover and review many of the topics the children learned in their class this year. They are fun, engaging, and perfect for keeping kids on track before they head to […] Read more…

Ice Trays Addition Activity for Kids

Ice Tray Addition Activity for Kindergarten

Have you been looking for a fun Addition Activity for Kindergarten age kids? We have a great one for you today using a simple ice tray. This awesome math activity is fine motor skills and math all wrapped together in one awesome game. Children are often introduced to addition in kindergarten. They learn to add […] Read more…

Pool Noodle Math Activity for kids.

Pool Noodle Math Activity for Kids

Summer is fast approaching, and this Pool Noodle Math Activity is a great way to celebrate. If you are looking for a simple, inexpensive way to make math more fun, this totally works. Math is one of those things, where if you take a long break, you tend to lose some of your mastery. Summer […] Read more…

Seek and Spell Activity for Kids

Spelling Activity for Kids

Are you looking for a fun Spelling Activity for kids? This seek and spell bead bag is a huge hit with the kids, and it works as reading practice as well. Spelling is one of those repetitive tasks that children have to do over and over again to reach mastery. It can get old, FAST! […] Read more…

Cup Equations Math Activity for Kids

Cool Math Activity for Kids

Math is one of those things that requires a lot of repetition, and today I am sharing a new, cool math activity for kids. The best way I’ve found to take the monotony out of math, is to use a variety of activities. It keeps it new, interesting, and fun. Math activities don’t have to be […] Read more…

Real or Nonsense Words Worksheets

Real or Nonsense Words Worksheets

The next installment of our CVC Words practice is here – the Real or Nonsense words worksheets set. These cute printables are all about distinguishing real words from nonsense words, and we’re having a lot of fun with it. Nonsense is such a cool word. It brings all kinds of silly things to mind, and […] Read more…

May First Grade Worksheets

May First Grade Worksheets for Spring

I think I made it to about November this past year without realizing that I’d forgotten to post this preview of the May First Grade Worksheets for spring. Not my proudest moment. 🙂 At that point it seemed a bit out of season, but as winter is starting to fade, I thought I’d share them […] Read more…

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