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Wordless Wednesday

January 29, 2015

I’m so excited to link up with Miss DeCarbo at Second Grade Sugar and Spice for Wordless Wednesday!  It’s my first time and I love the idea behind it!  One picture can say a thousand words.  My kids this year LOVE to sing and dance.  I knew today in math would…

Compare and Contrast in First Grade

January 27, 2015

How do you introduce the concept of compare and contrast to your little learners?  This was the question that kept creeping up as I was planning for this week’s reading instruction.  I have been trying to work with my students this year on speaking and listening to each other by…

Five for Friday

January 24, 2015

Excited to link up with Doodle Bugs Teaching today for some five for Friday fun!   Why is it that short weeks always seem the craziest?! Anyone else feel that way? Well, I was dreading the week ahead on Tuesday morning until this little cutie walked through the door.  She has me…

Writing Conferences

January 21, 2015

I have been a huge believer in Lucy Calkin’s writing workshop for a long time. I used a writing workshop model during my student teaching and instantly fell in love.  I have used the workshop model for writing ever since.  As wonderful as the resources and trainings are, it can…

Five For Friday

January 18, 2015

Click hear to read more five for fridays! Good morning!  I know that I’m late to the (linky) party but I can’t wait to share all that’s been happening this week!  my morning view  but this view is better  This was my view this morning. Sipping coffee out of my…

GoNoodle Sanity Savers Linky Party!

January 10, 2015

I’m linking up with Elizabeth at Kickin’ It In Kindergarten for a fun GoNoodle linky! Fav GoNoodle Brain Break: I am so thankful for GoNoodle!  It is such a lifesaver.  As a NJ teacher, we are blessed (sarcasm) with loooong winters.  Which means months and months of indoor recess.  I…

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January 10, 2015

So excited to join my first linky party with Doodle Bugs Teaching!  This was an eventful week! Exhausting, busy, but successful.  Let’s dig right in! My district uses the Houghton Mifflin Journeys program and we are currently piloting the 2014 common core version as well as other potential reading programs…


January 7, 2015

Hello out there!  Can you hear me?  Can you hear me now?  It doesn’t matter, I’m just so excited to finally start this blog.  I have been inspired by other teacher bloggers and wanted to join this amazing community for so long.  I almost don’t know where to begin.  I…

Hi! I’m Jayme! A former elementary teacher turned stay at home mom sharing toddler activities, mom tips, and educational resources to help you learn and play with your children. I believe in the power of PLAY and creating meaningful activities for you and your little ones to enjoy together.

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