Dental Health Month Poem: Brush Your Teeth!

free printable dental health month poem for preschool, kindergarten, and first grade

Need a catchy poem to motivate your students and kids to brush their teeth during Dental Health Month and all year?  I know teeth brushing is a colossal struggle in my home, and catchy little tunes make the routine more fun! Here’s a free printable tooth brushing poem that teaches self-care and good dental habits. This [...]

Winter Book Challenge and Free Printable Penguin Book Log

winter reading challenge and free book log

With about two months of winter still ahead, we here at The Classroom Creative have a challenge for all your classrooms and homeschools- try to read at least 100 books during your read-aloud time! To make it even more fun, we are offering a freebie that will help you create a “rookery of good reads!”. [...]

Penguin Math Center for Kindergarten and First Grade

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This penguin math center has been a consistent part of our homeschool this month, and I wanted to share it with you! My son is working on adding three digit numbers, but often turns his nose up at simply filling out worksheets. Our penguin math center works on adding numbers into the teens, so it’s [...]

Our Favorite Winter Picture Books and Winter Emergent Readers

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Need some new winter-themed books to add to your winter picture book collection?  Below, find our favorite winter read-alouds, along with some winter emergent readers for your children to enjoy.  From snowmen to penguins, here’s some of our top picks for winter picture books!   Snow by P.D. Eastman NEVER grows old.  The language is simple, [...]

Christmas Craft: Santa Belly Book Bin

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Making Christmas crafts with kids creates some of the best memories of the year.  Combine crafting with a love of Christmas books and you have a recipe for a perfect and functional Christmas craft. All you need is a box, about ten minutes, and a few very inexpensive materials. This Santa belly box craft will [...]

Cyber Monday and Tuesday Sale!!!

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Hello, everyone! Just stopping by to let you all know that TpT is hosting its annual: CYBER blow-out!  This is a great time to stock up for the whole year! Our entire shoppe is 28% off! We just listed a few new emergent reader bundles that are perfect for this time of year! Gingerbread Emergent Reader Bundle [...]

Free Winter Poem for Kids

free printable winter poem for kids

Need a free printable winter poem for your preschool, kindergarten, first, or second grade classrooms this season?  This winter poem is great for fluency work while introducing winter imagery and vocabulary.  Find the rhyming words, search for sight words, and even have the kids memorize and perform the poem for other classrooms! Poetry is a [...]

5 Free Thanksgiving Math, Literacy, and Art Activities for K-2

free Thanksgiving math and literacy centers for kindergarten, first, and second grade

Need some great freebies for your Thanksgiving math and literacy blocks this November?  Check out these FREE Thanksgiving math and literacy center resources below!  We’ve rounded up some of our greatest freebies for your primary grades.  We hope these help out your classrooms and homeschools in preparation for Thanksgiving this week and next week! Free [...]

Free Thanksgiving Making Words Activity

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For most of us, this is our last week to have fun with all the Thanksgiving literacy activities before the holiday break! We thought we’d say thanks to our readers with a free printable Thanksgiving making words literacy activity. This making words activity has the mystery word “thankful” and is a perfectly differentiated literacy activity. [...]

Thanksgiving Math Activity for the Primary Grades: Count by 5s Turkey Handprint Craft

turkey math center for kindergarten and first grade-count by 5s

The turkey handprint craft is so common in primary grade classrooms, that it is practically a rite of passage in childhood. We’ve taken that iconic Thanksgiving craft for kids, and have added an additional educational twist! This turkey counting by 5s activity comes straight from my homeschool last week, and was a great hands-on introduction [...]

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