I am so excited to be partnering with Oxford Momma for a 3 month giveaway of her self care box. Enter for a chance to win a 3 month subscription of the box that includes a "book just for moms, indulgent products, inspirational art, self-care tips, and a monthly printable." June Box at www.oxfordmomma.com Follow… Continue reading Oxford Momma Giveaway
I can admit it! I LOVE play dough. There really is something quite therapeutic about rolling that smooth dough around, pretending to make a pie or the next grand sculpture. I would spend hours at my little table creating masterpieces. I was thrilled when my daughter started to show interest! Play dough (whether store bought… Continue reading Play dough
I am up to my eyeballs in graduate school assignments right now. In fact, I am taking a much needed break at the moment to share this amazing #tedtalk that my professor assigned. Please enjoy!
Growing up with 2 older brothers, I had my fair share of being the target of jokes and tricks. One particular game that my brothers liked to play with me was 52 card pick up. If you never had the pleasure of playing that game it basically is played by spraying a deck of cards… Continue reading 26 Letter Pick-Up
On Friday, May 19, my students had to shelter in place due to our proximity to Santa Fe High School. It was a pretty scary situation but thankfully, the shelter in place was lifted at 9:30 and we were able to continue with our day. The weekend brought on prayer vigils and thoughts and prayers… Continue reading Kindness in the Classroom
5 great shows that promote literacy for children learning to read.
Dear Small Fry, To me, the STAAR is and will be much more than a grade. It is the process of taking a challenge head on and working through to the end, even when you want to quit. It is the process of doing everything in your power to do what you… Continue reading A Letter To My Students
***This post includes affiliate links. This means that if you click on a link, I will receive a small commission. This is at no cost to you. Thank you!*** My two year old LOVES the outdoors. She loves to be in the cold, hot, rain, wind...even ice! We live in Texas so we can have… Continue reading 3 Ways to Include Literacy When Outside
At a recent birthday party that my daughter attended, I noticed the amount of presents that were toys or clothes. I rarely saw books or writing materials given. As a reading teacher, this seems that parents are missing an opportunity to promote literacy. I am in no way saying that children should not be given… Continue reading 5 Birthday Presents that Promote Literacy