End of Year and Beginning of Year Craftivity! Plus a Freebie :)
Hi! I'm Teri! I am a first grade teacher and blogger at A Cupcake for the Teacher. On my blog I share classroom ideas, tips and tricks, and K-2 teaching resources. I enjoy writing and crafting, so I love to create activities that tie both together.
Spark Student Motivation: Motivational Water Bottle Labels
It's the first Saturday in May, which means everybody is counting down... Let's share our tips/tricks to keep our students motivated until...
We recently started reading about early English colonies like Roanoke, Jamestown, and Plymouth. Colonists had to have amazing constitutions to survive life in the new settlements, but what has been more amazing to my students (and me) is the trip from England to the new world on the ship. We did a little extra digging into the voyages on ships like the Mayflower. The Mayflower was a merchant ship and not really intended for voyagers. The 102 passengers mainly stayed in the gun deck or…
CRCT Snacks & Treats
So for those lucky enough to live in Georgia we have the dreaded CRCT testing coming up over the next two weeks. Most room parents are asked to help with snack. I usually send a letter asking parents that like to help to send in breakfast items such as granola bars, raisins, bananas, clementines, etc. - anything that is NOT loaded with sugar or artificial colors (i.e. NO pop tarts, NO rice krispy treats, NOTHING to give the kids a huge rush of sugar right before the test). This gives the…
This packet includes treat labels to motivate your test takers. The set comes in a Star Wars inspired theme and includes the following: Includes full color and black and white versions: -Ten different treat labels including labels for Milky Ways, Nestle Crunch or granola bars, Smarties, Pop Rocks, M&Ms, Extra gum, Blow Pops, Cookies, Butter Fingers, and Tootsie Rolls.
Show What You Know... Let It Go! - Creations by Kim Parker
My school district is testing late this year, so we have just kicked off our big testing theme. Teachers at my school voted and the winner was… “Show What You Know… Let It Go!” I always try to do a testing bulletin board in the hallway. The past few years I have had my students create […]