First Grade

December Writing Prompts

It’s time to show off our December Writing Prompts. I love hearing from teachers nearly every day about how much their children are enjoying our writing prompts. I hope that these will be just as fun and encourage creativity and great writing form. December is a magical month with so many fun topic ideas. We […] Read more…

Acorn Silhouette Estimation Craftivity

The warm fall weather that we have been having is magical. Each day the kids beg to go on an outdoor adventure, which is not hard to provide in the beautiful place we live. Yesterday we went walking in the park and my 2 boys noticed there were acorns on the ground everywhere! They started […] Read more…

DIY Chalkboard Gratitude Journals for November

*This post may contain affiliate links. See disclosures for more details. Thanksgiving is one of my favorite times of the year. I love how life seems to slow down a little, after the high energy of Halloween, but before the hustle and bustle of Christmas begins. As the days get shorter and the air gets […] Read more…

Back to School First Grade Worksheets

You’ve been asking for them, and finally they’re here, the Back to School First Grade Worksheets!! I had a little too much fun playing with my kids this summer, so they’re a few months late, but happily, the themes are great to fit into your lesson plans all year long. The images in this set […] Read more…

November Writing Prompts

The November writing prompts are here, and they are a lot of fun. November is such a great month to enjoy those last few weeks of fall and start settling in for winter. It’s a month that always makes me feel like snuggling up in a blanket in front of the fire with one of […] Read more…

Geometric Jack-o-lantern Math Activity

We love Halloween! There are SO many fun activities to do with kids. I mean you really can’t go wrong when all your choices included candy, costumes, and creepy creatures. We wanted to share one of our favorites with you today, our Geometric Jack-O-Lantern Math Activity with a snack! These tasty treats are super simple and […] Read more…

STEAM Popsicle Stick Geometry Activity

STEAM activities are a big deal around our house, and the kids loved this Popsicle Stick Geometry activity that happened this week. It is a great way to practice math by making geometric shapes, and the colorful popsicle sticks added a fantastic artistic element as the kids designed their pieces. The engineering was a bit […] Read more…

Shoe Tracing Measurement Activity

We love math fun around here, and today we are sharing our Shoe Tracing Measurement Activity with you. Measurement is such a fun concept that we are introduced to as toddlers as bigger and smaller or taller and shorter. Then as kids move into first and second grade, they begin to use rulers to measure […] Read more…

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