Lower Elementary

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Springime Garden Fingerplays

The Seed I plant a little seed in the dark, dark ground. (flat hand palm up for ground; plant a seed) Out comes the sun, ... [Read this tip]

Valentine Heart Crafts

As a center activity, I gave my students the choice to make one or more of the following heart crafts. I provided the materials to ... [Read this tip]

Dental Health – Toothy Smile Craft

Here is a cute craft I just did with my kindergarteners which would be a fun activity with the early elementary grades as well.  I ... [Read this tip]

Chubby Snowman Poem

A Chubby Snowman A chubby little snowman had a carrot nose. Along came a bunny, and what do you suppose? That hungry little bunny, looking ... [Read this tip]

Christmas Wreath Craft

I just did this with my kids and it was simple enough for my first graders to do without much assistance. I used a paper ... [Read this tip]

Teaching Rhythms

When teaching rhythms to primary students, I heard of this great idea a while back that my students enjoy and understand. I call a quarter ... [Read this tip]

Poem: 5 Little Valentines

5 Little Valentines Five little valentines were having a race The first little valentine was frilly with lace. The second little valentine had a funny ... [Read this tip]

Valentine’s Day Song

Valentine’s Day Song (can be sung to the tune of Mary Had a Little Lamb) You’re a special friend of mine, Friend of mine, friend ... [Read this tip]

Valentine’s Day Poem

Valentine’s Day If I could be the postman For just one single time, I’d choose to carry Valentines So lovely and so fine. I would ... [Read this tip]

Poem: On Martin Luther King Day

On Martin Luther King Day by Sharon Siegeleman Treat people kindly, Do what is fair. Work for all people. Show that you care. Change what ... [Read this tip]