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St. Patrick’s Day Fun in the Classroom

Hey Peeps…. I hope this post finds you well!  One of my favorite days to celebrate in my classroom over the years has been St. Patrick’s Day. I am 50% Irish and 50% Italian!  My mom is Irish and my dad was Italian.  My dad was a HOOT! ...

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25 Days of Holiday Giving Event

Hey there Peeps…. I am so excited you want to join in on my 25 Days of Holiday Giving. CLICK THE IMAGE BELOW to join in on the fun. You’ll need the password to download your freebies.     If you DON’T HAVE A PASSWORD, CLICK HERE to...

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5 Ways to Engage Your Learners in October

Hey there Friends… Here in the northeast the chill is definitely in the air and you can feel that Fall is here! Fall is my all time FAVORITE time of year! So I just wanted to share some things that I do with my kiddos to get them...

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Apple Day is COMING!

APPLE DAY is coming!!!! YAY!!!   Apple Day is one of my FAVORITE days of the school year!  I have been doing Apple Day for the past 20 years in my classroom and I still love it every year.  Even though I LOVE summer, Fall is my favorite...

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Start your year off having a GROWTH MINDSET! {Freebie}

Hi Friends… I hope this post finds you well.  I wanted to share an activity with you that I do during the first week of school.  I am a STICKLER when it comes to saying the words “I CAN’T!” Those words are actually like hearing nails on a...

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Classroom Reveal 2015

Hi Friends… I am so excited to be linking up with Angie and Ashley for our Classroom Reveals today and join in on the 2getherwearebetter badwagon!   How EXCITING!  I love looking at other teacher’s classrooms and getting new ideas.  Yesterday was my first day of school so I...

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Peek at my Week :)

Hi Friends… This is a FIRST for me 🙂  I have never done a Peek at my Week blog post…so bare with me 🙂  I am not going to create visual plans, but I will show you what my “plans” are for the week 🙂  I’m just amazed...

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Flip Flap Books Made EASY Video!

  Hi Friends…I’m sure you all know by now that I am obsessed with LOVE making Flip Flap Books!  Not only do I love them, but my students CANNOT get enough of them!  It even got to a point last year where my students were telling me which...

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Learning the RULES can be F.U.N.!

  Hi Friends… Thanks so much for stopping by today! I am so excited because I am in the midst of my summer vacation and I don’t start school until September 2nd!  Can I get a WOOT-WOOT!!! Even though I am on summer break, I LOVE using my...

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Brain Breaks with GoNoodle

Hi Friends… Thanks so much for stopping by today.  I recently started doing Brain Breaks in my classroom with my kiddos and I LOVE them…but more importantly, my KIDS LOVE THEM!  I have a wonderful class of little ones this year, but many of them have the wiggly...

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Hi, I'm Anna! I was a primary teacher for over twenty-three years, wife of a firefighter, mother of twin teenage boys, obsessed with being creative and helping teachers and love my Saturday morning quiet cup of coffee!
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