10 Spectacular Winter Books That Will Make Students Love Reading

10 Spectacular Winter Books That Will Make Students Love Reading

Are you looking to add to your winter books so you have fresh read alouds to pull out on a snowy day? Focus on learning all about winter with these great winter books perfect for any elementary students. The Thing About Yetis Do your students know about yetis? They might be surprised after reading The […]

How to Write Book Summaries with Students

How to Write Book Summaries with Students

Have you ever spent 20 minutes in your classroom reading a book just to have your students immediately forget what the book was about? You probably already know how frustrating that feeling is. Teaching students how to write book summaries can feel daunting. Are you ready to change that? What to Include in a Book […]

The Best Creepy Carrots Activities

Creepy Carrots Activities Writing Prompts and Crafts

Are you looking for the best Creepy Carrots activities for your kids or classroom? These crafts, worksheets and other activities are perfect. There are also fun options for Creepy Pair of Underwear and Creepy Crayon! Reading Crafts Grab differentiated reading crafts for your students to practice summarizing the story and learning about story structure. Students […]

5 BEST Halloween Read Alouds for Your Class

the best halloween read alouds for your classroom

There are SO many Halloween read alouds to choose from, however, here are the TOP FIVE Halloween picture books to share with your class this season. There are also many activities and crafts that pair with these children’s books that are perfect for kids to display on a bulletin board or to create during a […]

Who Else Needs New Back to School Read Alouds?

Back to school read alouds

Are you looking for some great back to school read alouds for your first day or week of school? Planning for the beginning of the year can be tough… but selecting the best picture books to read from doesn’t have to be! Here are my top back to school read alouds, along with some get […]

The Best Books to add to Your Summer Read Alouds

Summer Read Alouds for Elementary Classrooms

Are you looking for summer read aloud books for either the end of the year or back to school? Seasonal books are a great way to keep student engagement high when all they might be thinking about is being outside. My top 10 favorite summer read alouds and some activity ideas are below. 1. It […]