I have been trying to change things up, not do the SAME books EVERY year. I decided to purchase a couple of new books! One of them is Gustavo the Shy Ghost! (see the book HERE). I will be honest, I bought the book for the adorable cover and the fact I had seen it all of Instagram. I’m a sucker for cute illustrations. What
Frankenstein Craft: We have to decorate for our upcoming fall festival. As a result, we created these cute little Frankensteins. This craft is easy and will bring a pop of color to the usual red, brown, and yellow. Girls and boys can add a bow or a bow tie for extra cuteness. The freebie includes a few writing pages for that critical learning component. It
Creepy Carrots Craft: One of my favorite ways to complete crafts is to have ready made pieces as one part, and then let the kids cut other pieces on their own. In this way, I save time, but still allow for individuality. You can find the Creepy Carrots pack HERE on Teachers Pay Teachers. First off, the book by Peter Brown, Creepy Carrots, is an
October Crafts and Activities: I love October, usually, when it gets cooler and I know fall is here. In Alabama right now, it is still like 98 degrees (literally). Regardless of the lack of fall, I still plan on doing some activities in my classroom to at least make it FEEL like it is fall. A girl can dream, can’t she? I love the book
The Ugly Pumpkin Activities You won’t want to miss my The Ugly Pumpkin Activities. The Ugly Pumpkin is the perfect book for that awkward time between Halloween and Thanksgiving that flies by! It is a sweet story that is a fresh take on the traditional classic, The Ugly Duckling. My students LOVED the book and making the craft made it even that much more fun!
Creepy Carrots Activities Creepy Carrots by Aaron Reynolds is one of my new favorite fall books and for a good reason. It is just creepy enough (if you read it the way I read it) that makes kids LOVE it! My students were silent as I read, you know that kind of silent…like when you know you HAVE them! At the last minute we made