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Martin Luther King, Jr. for Kids

One of my favorite people in history to teach about is Martin Luther King, Jr. I always couldn’t wait to read multiple books about this incredible man and his life and mission with the students in my classroom. I had so many wonderful books in my classroom library that celebrated…

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Thanksgiving Ideas & Activities

Yep…Halloween is officially over…thank goodness!  Halloween week exhausts me! But even though I am exhausted, I am already thinking about our next holiday!  I always like to get a jumpstart on my planning and printing, so I feel like I am ready to go and I actually accomplished something off…

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Branches of Government & a Freebie!

Hi Friends….Hope this blog post finds you well!  We just started our unit on the Branches of Government in class this past week and my little ones are really enjoying it.  I have always found that teaching this subject is somewhat difficult for my students to understand and I hadn’t…

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Rural, Urban, and Suburban Communities = FUN!

  It’s a SNOW DAY….YIPPPEEEE! Pancakes for the kids..Check Hot yummy coffee…Check Comfy sweatshirt and socks..Check E-mail and Facebook..Check And NOW I want to share with you how I teach my unit on Communities in my classroom. A few weeks back, my little second graders accomplished A LOT while learning…

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President's Day PREP….FUN…& a FREEBIE

  My favorite time of the school year is when I get to dig deep into Social Studies! I love President’s Day and teaching about Lincoln and Washington and I love connecting this unit to our U.S. Symbols unit as well.  It all just blends well together.  Leading up to…

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Steal of a DEAL Saturday is here.. U.S. SYMBOLS!

  Yep!  It’s STEAL of a DEAL SATURDAY!!!! YIPPPPEEEE! I have decided to put my FAVORITE resource on sale today for  50% OFF! You cannot even get this price during the sitewide TPT sales! So head on over to my Blog Shop to pick up my U.S. Symbols and Tourist…

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Exciting News… HUGE American History Bundle!!!

Hi Friends….  I am very excited to be included in this American History Bundle with some INCREDIBLE Bloggers/TPT sellers that is sponsored by Educents!  It is loaded with American History goodies for 1st through 4th grade and it’s 66% off the regular retail value and over 400 pages! Hurry it…

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Animals, Biomes, and HOLIDAYS..OH MY!

  Hi Friends…I don’t know about you….but BOY OH BOY…I am super busy!  I truly need at least another 10 hours in EACH day in order to accomplish everything that needs to be done! Unfortunately, I don’t get an extra 10 hours…so some things have to go to the wayside..sadsville…

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AHOY! Columbus Day Activities!!

Hi Friends…I have a jam-packed week this week, so I thought I would get a head start on Columbus Day and get them busy with our newest Flip-Flap Book CRAFTIVITY!  I  was soooooo excited to make this one with my class so I started a little early…hee-hee 🙂 This is…

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U.S. American Symbols – Fun & Interactive!

Hi Friends…. Little bit of a blast from the past..LOL  I posted about my U.S. Symbols unit back in July, but I am sure we were ALL soooooooo not thinking about school…so I thought I would re-post it because this has to be my FAVORITE unit to teach!  So without…

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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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