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Hatching Chicks… Peep… Peep!!!

Hi Friends…I hope this post finds you all well.  I wanted to share a little bit of Spring with you today 🙂 When I first started teaching second grade, I wanted my students to have a hands-on experience with live animals by doing a life cycle unit.  I chose chicks…of course…aren’t…

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Bats and Spiders… and MORE… OH MY!

Hi Friends.. I hope this post finds you well.  With October approaching quite quickly, I wanted to let you know what I have my students do during our Daily 5 rotations in my Work on Writing station.   Introducing….. BATS!!!! So… I LOVE having the students do different types of…

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Science FUN with Interactive Notebooks!

Hi Friends… I hope this post finds you well and enjoying your summer break. I just returned home from a relaxing vacation in Punta Cana!  It was a ton of fun and I really needed the R & R 🙂 I actually wrote this blog post on the plane there…BUT……

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Earth Day FUN!

  Hi Friends…. I just wanted to drop in and do a quick little blog post on Earth Day.  I know it is coming up in April and I am a bit of a pre-planner…can you say…{type a}…I digress 🙂   I wanted to share an activity that I have…

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Spooky Spiders…EEEK!

  Hi Friends… I hope this post finds you all well.  I was SOOOOOOOO excited to receive a Facebook message from one of my followers today that included this picture……   It just makes me ALLLLL kinds of excited when a teacher uses my resources and sends me pictures!  I…

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Forms of Energy & a FREEBIE!!!

Hi Friends… Thanks so much for stopping by today 🙂  I wanted to share with you how I go about teaching Forms of Energy.  As part of our science curriculum we are expected to teach different forms of energy through the use of experiments.  It always seemed that this unit…

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Earth Day Ideas, Books, and Resources

  Hi Friends…. I just wanted to drop in and do a quick little blog post on Earth Day.  I know it is coming up in April and I am a bit of a pre-planner…can you say…{type a}…I digress 🙂   I wanted to share an activity that I have…

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It’s all about STATES OF MATTER!

It’s all about Matter! That’s what’s it’s all about today on my lil’ ol’ blog 🙂  I created this Matter Flip-Flap book from a request that I received from a “bloggy friend.”   I taught Matter to my second graders for about 13 years and then they changed our science…

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BLAST OFF to our Outer Space Unit!

  10..9..8..7..6..5..4..3..2..1..BLAST OFF! That’s how we started our day today 🙂  This week we are reading the story called Exploring Space with an Astronaut in our Reading Street series.  This has to be my favorite story to read and teach all year!  They get so involved and excited about it!…

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Mad About Science…HUGE GIVEAWAY!!

Hey there friends!  I’m not sure if you noticed, but…I have been ALL ABOUT SCIENCE lately 🙂  I love creating new teaching resources that revolve around science topics.  Let’s face it…Science is FUN!  So what better way to celebrate being MAD ABOUT SCIENCE then by having a HUGE GIVEAWAY!!! Yep..you…

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Hi, I'm Anna! I was a primary teacher for over twenty-three years, wife of a firefighter, mother of twin teenage boys, obsessed with being creative and helping teachers and love my Saturday morning quiet cup of coffee!
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