• This is a sponsored post. Autumn is the perfect time to fall into reading! I have a wonderful collection of books for kids from Tiger Tales  Books to share with one of you. Each of the four hardback children’s books will become a fast favorite at your house. We had a wonderful time reading them over… [Continue Reading]

    Books for Kids Giveaway
  • During our fall break last week, our next door neighbors headed to Sevierville, Tennessee. (The home of Dolly Parton.) Oh! How I wish we had been able to hide in one of their suitcases and gone with them. (We stayed home and hosted relatives in town to see my mom last week.) Why do I… [Continue Reading]

    Planning a Getaway to Sevierville TN
  •       Scarecrow activities for kids can be used around Halloween, Thanksgiving , in a farm unit or one focused on fall harvest. Scarecrows fit into so many units that are taught in the fall.  The posts in this round up share crafts, learning games, and printables that each focus on a scarecrow theme.… [Continue Reading]

    Scarecrow Activities for Kids
  • Who doesn’t love owls! I found a number of owl themed activities and crafts on The Sunday Showcase link up last week.  They inspired me to search for some more  kids activities with owls to share with you. I found some really wonderful crafts and great learning activities that I think you are going to… [Continue Reading]

    Kids Activities with Owls- The Sunday Showcase
  • A scarecrow is a great learning or party theme for a fall harvest unit, Thanksgiving or Halloween. With that in mind here a is a  build a scarecrow snack and some ways to share the snack with kids.  Also included in this post in the printable Build a Scarecrow Snack bag tag. Children can use the… [Continue Reading]

    Scarecrow Snack and Party Idea

Books for Kids Giveaway

Books for Kids Giveaway

This is a sponsored post. Autumn is the perfect time to fall into reading! I have a wonderful collection of books for kids from Tiger Tales  Books to share with one of you. Each of the four hardback children's books will become a fast favorite at your house. We had a wonderful time reading them over when we were sent them to preview. Tiger Continue Reading

Planning a Getaway to Sevierville TN

Sevierville

During our fall break last week, our next door neighbors headed to Sevierville, Tennessee. (The home of Dolly Parton.) Oh! How I wish we had been able to hide in one of their suitcases and gone with them. (We stayed home and hosted relatives in town to see my mom last week.) Why do I wish we had gone too? The next door neighbors came back filled Continue Reading

Scarecrow Activities for Kids

Scarecrow Activities

      Scarecrow activities for kids can be used around Halloween, Thanksgiving , in a farm unit or one focused on fall harvest. Scarecrows fit into so many units that are taught in the fall.  The posts in this round up share crafts, learning games, and printables that each focus on a scarecrow theme. Well, one of the features a scarecrow's Continue Reading

Kids Activities with Owls- The Sunday Showcase

Kids Activities with Owls

Who doesn't love owls! I found a number of owl themed activities and crafts on The Sunday Showcase link up last week.  They inspired me to search for some more  kids activities with owls to share with you. I found some really wonderful crafts and great learning activities that I think you are going to love. Please take a moment to check each of Continue Reading

Scarecrow Snack and Party Idea

Scarecrow Snack Tags

A scarecrow is a great learning or party theme for a fall harvest unit, Thanksgiving or Halloween. With that in mind here a is a  build a scarecrow snack and some ways to share the snack with kids.  Also included in this post in the printable Build a Scarecrow Snack bag tag. Children can use the ingredients in this  build a scarecrow , play Continue Reading

Halloween Games for Kids- Boxes and Pumpkins

Halloween Games for Kids- Boxes and Pumpkins

Coming up with some new Halloween games to play with my son has been on my To Do list all fall. A wide variety of games have been placed on a brainstorming list. I just never seemed to stop and pick up the materials needed to create them. Recently the school I teach at received a whole box of headphones. Each set of headphones came in its own Continue Reading

Prepositional Phrases Activity- The Pumpkins Are Here!

Prepositional Phrases Activity- The Pumpkins Are Here!

  A fun way to work on prepositional phrases is to find a poem like The Pumpkins Are Here!  ( Click on the link to the left to print out a copy of the poem.) that has a number of prepositional phrases in it.  Once you have selected your poem, you can come up with an activity that children can do while the poem is being read. If  this activity can Continue Reading

{Awesome} Halloween Activities for Kids

Awesome Halloween Activities for Kids

Are you still looking for wonderfully awesome Halloween activities for kids? This is a collection of really awesome Halloween activities for kids. There are crafts, science experiments, learning activities and more. Each was shared last week on The Sunday Showcase. Please take a moment to visit each of these Halloween activities for kids and Continue Reading

Pumpkin Faces Created and Carved

Pumpkin Faces Created and Carved

We don't carve our pumpkin until right before Halloween. I decided to see check out some pumpkin faces that have been carved and created by others to get ideas for our pumpkins. Boy! What an amazing variety of pumpkin faces I found when I searched!   Here Are Some of  My Favorite Pumpkin Faces Most of these walk us step by step through Continue Reading

Halloween Activities for Kids- Mouse Pumpkin House

Halloween Activities

Halloween activities for kids like this mouse house activity are great for storytelling times at home or school. It would also be great for a Halloween Party. I have done this as one of a group of Halloween activities with kids. ( I will tell you more about the other activities later.)  My students were invited gather around me as I sat in my Continue Reading

Spelling Games- Skeleton Bones Words

Spelling games for Skeleton Bones

Cotton swabs just look a long skeleton bones so, I decided that they made a perfect Halloween themed building tool for Halloween spelling games. We left some of the cotton swabs full sized. Others were cut in half or just below their fluffy ends.  My son and I found that we needed three different lengths of swabs to build the words in our spelling Continue Reading