Your child is turning 5, and you are eager to send him/her to kindergarten! Even better yet, your child's age falls within the required cutoff date. But is your child ready for the rigor that encompasses most kindergarten classrooms across America? In my own personal experiences, delaying kindergarten until your child is ready can prove to have very positive effects. My brother Phil was the ... Read More about You May Want to Reconsider Sending Your Child to Kindergarten at Age 5: A Teacher Mom’s Perspective
Among the MANY wonderful things about summer, the one thing I truly enjoy is being able to read more. If you are looking for a good book to read this summer, you just can't go wrong with any book by Robin Jones Gunn. She is my favorite author of all-time. I have been reading her books since I was a teenager. She has books for both teens and adults. Currently, I am reading her Sisterchicks series. ... Read More about Summer Reading: My All-Time Favorite Author
After a challenging yet rewarding year of teaching during a pandemic, I have never been happier for summer break. To celebrate the end of the year, I made lemonade popsicles with my kids. They love helping in the kitchen, and it's a great way to spend time together. These refreshing lemonade popsicles are perfect on a hot summer day. You need two kitchen tools to make them: Popsicle ... Read More about How to Make Lemonade Popsicles: A Refreshing Summer Treat!
Celebrate all the amazing super dads out there with this fun and low-prep Father's Day Digital or Printable Book! This superhero-themed Father's Day book is perfect for all the incredible dads out there. Click on the button below to download it for FREE! ... Read More about FREE Father’s Day Digital and Printable Book
Little learners will have fun learning how to compare lengths while making models of snakes using connecting cubes or playdough. A Google Slides version is included for virtual learning. This activity is compatible with the first grade Go Math curriculum, but it can be used with any math program. Click on the download button to download it for free! ... Read More about Sneaky Snakes: A Measurement Activity Comparing Lengths