All The Ways To Be Smart Activities For Back To School

All The Ways To Be Smart by Davina Bell and Allison Colpoys is a beautifully illustrated book that celebrates the many talents of every child. Inspired by Gardner’s Multiple Intelligences, the author explores the concept of intelligence and the unique qualities of every child. This book has fast become one of my first week of schoolContinue reading “All The Ways To Be Smart Activities For Back To School”

Creating a Classroom Filled With Kindness + Bucket Filler Freebie

Creating a positive and encouraging classroom filled with kindness and respect is something we start working on from day one.  I always start the year by reading the book Have You Filled a Bucket Today? by Carol McCloud. The bucket filling concept explained in the book acts as a powerful classroom management strategy all year through. ItContinue reading “Creating a Classroom Filled With Kindness + Bucket Filler Freebie”

First Day of School with The Kissing Hand

The Kissing Hand by Audrey Penn is a classic Back to School book for many Pre-K, Kindergarten and First Grade Classrooms.  If you’re yet to discover this heartwarming book this is what the publisher says… School is starting in the forest, but Chester Raccoon does not want to go. To help ease Chester’s fears, Mrs. Raccoon shares aContinue reading “First Day of School with The Kissing Hand”