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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, big and round. (Hands in […]

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 complete each project and had […]

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 drew red lips on construction […]

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 for some lunch, Grabbed that […]

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 paper plates with the center […]

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 note a “walk” and an […]

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 face. The third little valentine […]

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 of mine, You’re a special […]

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 not mind the heavy load, […]

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 is wrong, But, please do […]