TpT Sale: Teachers are HEROES!

TpT sale Teachers are Heroes

Hey everyone! In case you haven’t seen around social media, there’s a major TpT sale starting tomorrow, February 25th!  Time to stock up for the spring semester, and even start prepping for next school year! Take 28% off our entire shoppe with code HEROES at checkout. Stop by and stock up! Take 28% off our [...]

Spring Countdown Craft for Kids (free printable)

free printable countdown to spring

With about a month to go before winter ends, we know classrooms and homeschools here in the northern hemisphere are tired of snow days and polar vortex cabin fever.  What better way to work on math skills while welcoming the next season than with a spring countdown?  Even if you start this spring countdown activity [...]

Free Valentine’s Day Math Activity for Preschool, Kindergarten, and First Grade

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Counting with one-to-one correspondence is the most critical math skills children gain in the primary grades, so repetition is key! This Valentine’s Day math center turns much needed daily practice into a fun and interactive game.  Roll, count, and cover is a favorite approach to basic numeracy at our homeschool and was a big part [...]

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

penguin math center kindergarten and first grade

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

favorite winter read-alouds

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 [...]

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