First Grade

October Writing Prompts

My October writing prompts are out, and I can’t wait to use them. One of my favorite things about creating writing prompts is that my children jump right in and help me come up with ideas. We seriously have brainstorming sessions where we plop down on a chair together and come up with fun, interesting, […] Read more…

August Writing Prompts

While I realize we are in September now, these August writing prompts were too good to not share. Most of them will work throughout the school year anyway, so I’ll give you a quick tour of the set. My new monthly writing prompts series came about because teachers were loving the seasonal sets so much, […] Read more…

Read-to-Build Word Towers Activity

We have some new CVC word reading fun for you today, and it is our Read-to-Build Word Towers activity. I’m not sure who enjoyed this activity more, my daughter or my son, but either way, it was a total hit. Sticky notes are always a hot commodity around here, and I regularly find them stuck […] Read more…

Fall Writing Prompts

My fabulous Fall Writing Prompts are here!! The autumn season is quickly approaching, and with the falling leaves and cooler temperatures come ripening apples, the smells of cinnamon, and of course, several fun fall holidays. These writing prompts try to capture some of those great moments and memories as well as a bit of fictional […] Read more…

Back to School Writing Prompts

Summer break is wrapping up, and I am so excited to share these fun Back to School Writing Prompts. August is such transition time coming off of the grand adventures of summer to begin a new grade in a new classroom with so many new potential friends. These back to school writing prompts focus on […] Read more…

End of the Year Writing Prompts

It’s almost the end of the school year, and these end of the year writing prompts are the perfect writing activities to reflect back and record the school year. Most of the prompts encourage the students to talk about what they have experienced and learned throughout the year, but there are also some opportunities to […] Read more…

Spring Writing Prompts for First Grade

I have been getting the sweetest comments from teachers about our writing prompts, and I wanted to share a bunch of our new Spring Writing Prompts for First Grade. I love to write in the spring. Everywhere you look there seems to be some kind of inspiration for a story. Color is popping out everywhere, […] Read more…

Fun Money Counting Activities for Kids

We’ve been learning about money over here, and we have a couple of fun money counting activities to share with you. I enjoy money counting activities because counting money is one of those skills you will use for the rest of your life. It can also be a lot of fun. Money makes noise, it’s fun to […] Read more…

March First Grade Worksheets

They’re here! The March First Grade Worksheets are hot off the press and ready to print today. Green is my favorite color, so this has been a fun month for me. I love the shamrocks, the funny leprechauns, and of course, the pots of gold. March is also one of my favorite kite flying months, […] Read more…

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