## 10 Incredible Building Toys for Under Forty Dollars

I want my boys outside. I want them playing in the dirt, exploring the woods at their grandma’s house, climbing on play sets at the park, and burning energy as they race their bikes around the cul de sac. Let’s face it though. Sometimes...

## Here’s a FREE Diphthong Game For Extra Reading Practice

Want a fun way to work on diphthongs? Check out this low prep, diphthong game that encourages children to read diphthong words and find matching pictures.   The free printable is at the very end of the post. You can get it by clicking on...

## How to Teach Making Change…Includes Free Task Cards

Do your children struggle to figure out how to make change? Check out these counting change worksheets or task cards that allow children to practice this skill.   They were just simple review questions. Questions that should be easy to solve, but ones he kept...

## 6 Easy and Fun Ways to Practice Adding to 10

Want to help your students master making 10? Check out these engaging fall activities designed to help your students explore adding to 10. It was a simple question. One I was sure he would know the answer to. Yet there he stood, giving me that...

## A Fun Place Value Coloring Page To Practice The Value Of Digits

Do your students need to practice place value but want something better than worksheets? Get in some practice in with this fun color by number game. These fun place value coloring page is a great way to work on which digit is in the tens,...

## One FREE Expanded Form Game to Build Number Sense

Need to work on place value? Check out this fun expanded form game designed to work on place value and building number sense. You can get this free download at the bottom of the post by clicking on the blue button.   “Hey mom, what’s...

## Need to Teach Word Problems? Free Monster Word Problems

I always dreaded it. I had finally finished the 20 problems and was sick and tired of computing. But I wasn’t done. I was now required to solve those nasty word problems glaring at me from the bottom of the page. They were intimidating and one...

## How to Teach Diphthongs with Engaging Diphthongs Worksheet for “au” and “aw”

Looking for an engaging way to teach au and aw diphthongs? Check out these free diphthongs worksheet. There is an interactive notebook, cut and paste activity, and a fill in the blanks reading passage.     The free printable can be found at the END...