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Monday, August 31, 2015

Classroom Decorations and Organization Ideas

Does your classroom have SWAG? 

 The classroom environment and organization can set the mood for the entire school year. 

 Do you have a classroom theme? 
 What are your colors? 
 How do you stay organized? 

 Students notice everything, so all of these questions are important!


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Today's post is going to feature some awesome classroom decorating ideas from our Amazon Associate store. I have taken some time to find of of the most unique and fun classroom decorations!


 vinyl classroom wall decor SWAG quote



 teal hanging from the ceiling paper lanterns classroom decorations



 lime green paper lanterns classroom ceiling decor





 Dr. Seuss Classroom Wall Quote Vinyl Kids Decoration Decor


 fluorescent light filters for classroom kids autism ADHD


 math or literacy centers classroom organization wall organizer pockets



 Classroom organizer cart with 10 drawers bins


 classroom mailbox student work slots


 Classroom bookshelf book rack with pockets



 classroom labels organization stickers




 Classroom Craft Art Center Organization


 ceiling hangers for student artwork and projects classroom organization



teacher classroom organization polka dot magnetic labels




 teacher classroom bulletin board calendar morning meeting work


 classroom calendar English Spanish pocket chart


 classroom tree for student names bulletin board organization back to school



 dry erase world map for kids classroom wall decor organization


 classroom carpet seating circle time

 classroom wall decor colorful polka dots theme



 classroom books and magazines organization organizers


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 free printable classroom character counts poster




 classroom rules instant download printable posters


 I teach what is your superpower printable poster


 printable classroom rules posters turquoise and pink decor


 classroom rules printable posters


 printable classroom posters teacher gifts

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Saturday, August 29, 2015

Classroom Quotes {Printable Art Posters}

Classroom Quotes for Your Classroom

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 printable classroom posters pink and gray


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 classroom rules for back to school classroom decor


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 it's okay to not know quote for kids


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Friday, August 28, 2015

Free Frog Activities for Kids


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Ten Free Frog Activities for Kids

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1.  Students (and teachers) will enjoy learning to draw a frog!



2.  Free Frogs Life Cycle Spinner - Click HERE to download.


3.  Free Online Frog Dissection (External and Internal)


4. Free Video with Fun Frog Facts from the San Diego Zoo.



5.  Free Frog Coloring Pages - Click HERE for more pages.

6. Online Game Frog Life Cycle - Click HERE to play.


7. Frog and Toad Free Vocabulary Task Cards - Click HERE to download.

 frog and toad all year vocabulary book activities


8.  Free Online Picture Book from Project Gutenberg.


9.  Visit this Pinterest board for over 100+ frog crafts.

 frog crafts on pinterest


10.  Visit the Indiana DNR website for lots of free frog information, including a Full Species Packet.


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You may also like this blog post for more frog activities:


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Your students will love this printable frog life cycle interactive notebook activity. It is a great supplement to your frog life cycle activities in your science centers. The students will color and cut out a "lift the flap" frog life cycle page and attach it to their interactive notebooks. Two sets of frog life cycle descriptions are provided. One set is for novice learners, and the other frog life cycle set is more descriptive. Students can cut and paste the descriptions under the correct frog life cycle part, or they can write their own frog life cycle description.



This no prep, upper elementary (grades 4-6) frogs thematic unit plan focuses on literacy, math, science, and social studies skills. It is over 60 pages of printable frogs worksheets and activities - ready for immediate use in your classroom. It works well as a sub plan. Skills include frogs reading, reading comprehension, analysis, story sequencing, evaluating text, reading probe, vocabulary, frog research, frogs research report, interpreting a frogs pictograph, whole numbers and word names, frogs life cycle, memory game, mini-book, frogs current events and frogs writing prompts paper.




Here are 30 task cards in multiple choice format to go along with the book, Frog and Toad All Year by Arnold Lobel. There are six Frog and Toad guided reading comprehension questions for each chapter. A student response form and answer key are also provided.

These Frog and Toad task cards are a great alternative to worksheets. They allow for movement activities in the classroom. Student may play SCOOT, have a scavenger hunt, or play other task card games.
 frog and toad reading comprehension task cards



In this frogs packet, you will receive frog worksheets, task cards, nonfiction text, reading comprehension, games and more!


You will also receive directions for a very effective frogs cooperative learning activity. In this frogs activity, students will learn about frogs through 4 different nonfiction reading selections. The reading selections are written as numbered fun facts. There are 10 frog fun facts per reading selection. There are also 10 frogs reading comprehension task cards for each reading selection (10 per page) for a total of 40 task cards. Student response forms and answer keys are also provided.




This book unit features a multi-disciplinary approach with a lot more than just guided reading comprehension questions. You will find math, reading, writing, and science activities.

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My mom's store also has frog activities for preschool, kindergarten, or special education students. 
Click HERE to see frog activities in her store.


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You may also like these resources from our Amazon Associate store.


 life cycle of a frog figurines


 life cycles game for kids


3.  Mini Vinyl Frogs - 6 Dozen

 frogs math manipulatives



 frog hand puppet for kids



 frog shirt


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