Word Work and Writing Centers: Easy, Cheap, and Engaging
Word Practice Tic Tac Toe! Students choose 3 tasks in a row to practice each word they are working on. Use for sight words, spelling words, or vocabulary. Primary Paradise blog has this FREE printable. Thanks!
Kia Kaha. Be Strong. Lessons I Learned That Can Be Applied For Success!
This past weekend I attended the certification for Body Pump. I’ve gone through plenty of certifications, but I think this one is actually the hardest one I’ve ever done… for a number of reasons. However, I learned and re-learned quite a few lessons and I want to take a moment to share my experience with... Read more »
To celebrate Matariki we made a korowai. All of our toddlers made a collage feather and the teachers made one too, then we put them all together to make our cloak. This korowai is representative of all the children in our room. It was the central part of our wall display on Matariki this year.
Lovingly handcrafting unique, creative & beautiful kiwi resources!
I love having a positive and celebratory learning focus - especially in the middle of winter! Matariki has links to so many areas of the curriculum and key competencies - science, art, myths and legends, gardening, healthy eating, goal setting and reflection to name just a few. I'm sure that most primary teachers will agree that the best way into most topics and inquiry is through a great book - so I've compiled a little list of my favourites! Most of these books come complete with several…