Category: 1st Grade

Fairy Tale Counting Syllable Cards

Fairy Tale Themed Syllable Counting Cards

Counting syllables is another great tool to teach your child that can help improve their spelling and reading skills. It is also sometimes a largely overlooked skill since it doesn’t directly involve spelling or reading. Let’s talk about syllables and how to count them. And I’ve got a super cute set of Fairy Tale Themed...

Make it fun to practicing counting money with these hands-on activities free printables.

Free Printable Hands-On Activities for Counting Money

These free printable counting money activity worksheets are great for practicing counting coins and creating amounts of money using different coin combinations. Counting money is one skill that requires hands-on activities. Holding the coins in their hands helps students learn so much faster and more thoroughly than just seeing the images on a worksheet or...

Free story template for young reluctant writers.

Reluctant Writer Activity: Draw & Write Story Template

Today, I’d like to share one of my favorite reluctant writer activities – my free, printable Draw and Write Story Template. Being a reluctant writer is very common in the early elementary grades. Writing is a hard skill! It takes memorization, patience, fine motor skills, grammar knowledge, the list just goes on. So, it’s understandable...

Lapbooks in Homeschool

Why and How to Use Life Science Lapbooks

Lapbooks are a great interactive teaching resource that you can do at home with your children. The best part about lapbooks is they can be adapted to fit any subject or grade level. So, if you are teaching different ages, you can easily teach the same subject and just vary the difficulty of the lapbook...

Kids are sure to love this easy winter craft! The puffy paint snowman is an easy winter craft that can be done with items you already have around the house!

Easy Winter Craft – Puffy Paint Snowman

My girls love to do crafts.  LOVE to do them.  And most days I like getting them started.  But, sometimes I just need an easy craft.  And I love to do crafts centered around a holiday.  So, this easy winter craft that I am going to share with you today is great for both! I...

Christmas Activities for Busy Moms – DIY Candy Cane Ornament

You know when you spend minutes hours looking at Pinterest Christmas crafts and just keep thinking “Oh, I wish I had time to do cute Christmas crafts with my kids.”?  The holidays are so busy as it is, then through work, housework, meals, and everything else in and when do we have time to actually...