THE JELLY DONUT DIFFERENCE – SPREADING KINDNESS

Some of my favorite books are those that build character and leave a lasting impression on our students. That’s exactly what Maria Dismondy, an award-winning author, emphasis in her books. As a twin, I can easily relate with Maria…

Creating Simple Centers From The Dollar Tree

Every teacher loves the dollar store. Why? Because it is so cheap! These simple center activities using items from the Dollar Tree are sure to be a huge hit in any kindergarten classroom. Whether you’re on a tight budget…

HALLOWEEN POPCORN BOX PARTY 2016

It’s time for the 2016 Annual Halloween Popcorn Box Party Party hosted by Laura Kelly from Me And My INKlings! This year I am sharing a ghost made with white felt.     It started out looking like this.…

Olympic Themed Birthday Party

  Whether you’re watching the opening ceremony or cheering on your favorite event, the Olympics are the perfect opportunity to throw a festive themed party. This year for my brother’s 30th birthday, I decided to put together an olympic…

Sweet Treats: Kindergarten Tailgate Party

Preparing for a successful Back-to-School Night, Open House, or Kindergarten Tailgate Party can be stressful and time-consuming. This sweet treats kindergarten tailgate party is an easy, fun way for incoming students to meet their teacher, to play games, to…

Back to School: Parent Appreciation Gift

It is back-to-school season for many teachers! As we are busy preparing for the upcoming school year and getting our rooms ready, it is important to not forget about the caring, supportive parents of our students! This post contains…

Follow Directions Activity: Delicious Dirt Cups

As a kindergarten teacher, I always try to create a learning environment that is engaging, interactive, and inspiring for my kindergarten students. This post contains affiliate links for your shopping convenience. Any purchases made through one of our links…

Parent Volunteer Cherry Man Celebration

Parent volunteers are so important in the classroom! Without parent volunteers, my centers would not run smoothly and efficiently. They are seriously the cherry on top, and I will be forever indebted to them for all their help! Today I am excited…

Mother’s Day Flowers with Sculpey

Sometimes the best gift ideas for Mother’s Day are homemade. Sculpey clay is the perfect solution for those homemade crafts. I am excited to share with you some Mother’s Day craft ideas for kids & toddlers that Mom will…