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By Heidi Samuelson • Apr 1st, 2012
It’s that time of year when I start seeing plastic eggs in every store and reminisce about the days when I would buy a ton of them for my son’s Easter Egg Hunts. He’s a little old for that now, but I still can’t walk into a store without buying a dozen of the plastic things! Go figure! With my focus on Math Stations this year, I’ve come up with a couple of ideas to use these wonderful snap apart objects in my room.
By Heidi Samuelson • May 1st, 2011
I can’t believe the end of the year is coming so quickly! It seems like I just got started with my darlings and now I have to let them go…I have so much more to teach them! To help my little friends remember each other with fondness, and to boost egos before heading to the second grade, I have the kids spend the last 18 or 20 days of school writing a story a day for one of their classmates. We spend about 5 minutes making a thinking map on the “Frog of the Day.”
By Heidi Samuelson • Apr 1st, 2011
It’s that time of year when I start seeing plastic eggs in every store...here are some ways to use these wonderful snap apart toys in Math Stations!
By Heidi Samuelson • Mar 1st, 2011
A clever way to reinforce the concept and store homophones!
By Heidi Samuelson • Feb 1st, 2011
A teacher in my school shared a cute rap song titled “The Doubles Rap” with me. She thought it might help the kids memorize doubles facts for addition. My class turned a business envelope into an iPod Storage Case for the double flash cards we were creating. My original idea was for the kids to make flash cards to go with the song and store them in an envelope....