Use these printables to encourage your readers to read lots of books. You may use the black and white version for coloring in the corresponding number of each book that was read. There are 24 pages and they are a great value for only $1.50 and they are sold exclusively at Doodle Thinks Independent Shop! Also, you can download my free Reading Log Templates here. Enjoy and have fun!
Teach your kids about economics and U.S civics with these awesome books. Check it out and share your thoughts. Please note, I'm an affiliate partner.
I thought it would be fun to share our family's book list of living books that we have read and ones that are currently reading together. Living books are wonderful novels that bring a topic to life with fascinating characters and subjects and peek the curiosity of the reader. I'll update this post with each new book that we start or that we are adding to our home library. My children enjoy reading independently and enjoy comics and humorous books and I wanted to expose them to classical and beautiful stories by read a loud together. I think it's very important to allow our children to choose their own books to read as I'm sure this will help them enjoy reading. Please share any of your favorite living books by commenting below!
Currently reading together:
Some of our favorite books that we read together and thoroughly enjoyed:
Planning to read together:
Here are some awesome resources of more living book ideas:
Have fun reading!
Winter 2022: I hope you are well this winter season. Time sure flies, and I've been able to add more to this endless drawing list. Have fun kids, be creative and mistakes are okay.
Summer 2019: Happy summer folks! I'm creating an endless list of drawing prompts for your sketchbook. I'll be updating this list often (I apologize if there are any repeats). My hope is that your kids will fill up their sketchbook with any of the ideas listed below. The endless list below is a reference to help them start a sketch in order for them to stretch their ideas and grow their drawing skills! I'll be updating this often so please come back, comment, share your creations on the comment section below.
Get in on the drawing fun with your kids! Follow this list or check out the adult endless drawing list here.
(LIST was most recently updated on February 2022 | Started on July 3, 2019
Page break after every list of 50. Stay tune for more ideas to be added to this list . . .
Have Fun Drawing!
Hi There! I wanted to share the many benefits of doodling and why it is important to encourage children to doodle. My daughter loves to doodle and this is why I wanted to write this post. Here are the 5 benefits (there are many more but I wanted to list my personal top 5):
I hope that you are encourage to grab a pencil and paper and doodle yourself. Doodling is relaxing as there is no pressure to create any master pieces. It is an organic way of creating art and the exciting thing is that it is a stepping stone to an expanded idea.
I had fun creating these autumn inspired clip art. I have not been able to put a lot of time into creating clip art as the direction of my TpT shop has been more focused on art resources but these clip art projects were a fun break.
Easily use these images on your own educational resources and printables. They are high quality png files that are scalable without quality distortion. Happy Creating!
This is a variety pack of alphabet posters in 8.5" x 11" (standard size for easy printing) to decorate your classroom, home learning area or educational center. You are able to hand these out to individual students as reinforcement for learning their letters and they are able to put them on the wall or in their binders. Some of the posters are related to holiday colors.
Enjoy these freebies. Stay hopeful and have a creative filled day!
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Hi all, back to school is around the corner and summer has flown by quickly. I've updated my popular download, 100 Days of School (last image) freebie with variations and options. Have fun tracking the first 100 days and make sure there is a celebration when you reach it. These printables are in a pdf file (easy to download/print) and they are also great for homeschooling families. I use them for my children's school days and they enjoyed coloring the empty boxes.
This was a fun set to create and this is a colorful, bold set of shapes (color and black and white versions). 104 small and large flash cards and 36 blank flash cards that are easily trimmed. Included is the 6 Shapes Printable Poster Set. Have fun incorporating this to your math or art lessons and involve the kids in creating their own flash cards with the blank ones.
There are many more silly holidays to choose from. Whip out crayons, pencils, scissors and glue and make each celebration a craft day as well. Be sure to look out for my silly holiday art activity sets as I plan on designing more of these activities. View current holiday activities here.
Hi there, earlier this morning I had a few moments of uninterrupted time and decided to go through my Font Book to delete fonts I don't use and upload new fonts. I love a solid and crisp font and if time permitted I would love to learn how to create my own fonts but for now, I am really thankful for the font makers out there that share their work for free. Thank you so much! Just make sure the font that you want to download says, Free or 100% Free, Public Domain or Free Commercial Use, since you will be able to create this on projects that you want to sell or share. My two favorite font sites are Font Squirrel and DaFont; I'm sure there are other great ones out there too (link them below on the comment section if you know of any). I hope you have fun searching and have a great upcoming Mother's Day weekend.
I stumbled upon this adorable website and thought you would have fun with these 3d paper craft alphabet projects. Since my resources are mainly 2d projects, I thought you'll enjoy trying this out. Visit DIGITPROP and have fun.
During this Christmas season, help send the simple gift of a shoebox filled with gifts for a child in need. This is a great way to get your children involved and have them live out the true meaning of kindness. Children can track where their gifts end up and even make a new pen pal from across the globe! I hope that you'll get involved and participate. Visit Samaritan's Purse Operation Christmas Child for more details or check your local community/church to see if they are already involved to pick up a shoebox and list. The last day to pack a shoebox is November 19 and I hope you have fun! God bless and have a wonderful holiday season.
My 7 year old is a big electronics kid and I found the bored jar idea to be a great tool to help him not be so eager to jump on the screen when he is bored. When he does announce his boredom (which is a few times a day), I respond with, "That is great that you are bored, now lets see what you can do!" I'll either encourage him to imagine something, play or pull a card out from our bored jar (image above). The bored jar idea cards include art activities, household chores, outdoor play, indoor play, and learning activities. There are 135+ ideas, 1 blank page to add your own ideas and 2 pages of bored jar idea labels. Once the kids are older, you can add different activities to suit their age. I hope you have fun and that these are helpful during down time! Enjoy! You can download this freebie below. If you have a Teachers Pay Teachers account, you can download it here and I would love your feedback! Thanks and have a great day!
Here is a total of 64 vegetable clip art with 15 different types of vegetables in Kawaii, Plain, Color and Black and White. Fun graphics to add to your lessons and printables.
Included in this download:
These were so fun to make! These are standard paper size posters with different color options. Enjoy these freebies! Want access to free educational resources? Sign up here for a free Teachers Pay Teachers account. Be sure to follow my shop. If you like this freebie make sure to comment below. Thanks.
Such a great website to sign up your kids in art, cooking, Minecraft, engineering and science classes. I'm inspired to one day create online video resources. Visit here.
Enjoy this free organizing page. I hope it'll help with all of your goals. It's a one page print out that you can use for the week as my goal this year is to simplify my time. You can also make changes to it as well.
Yesterday my kids and I took a trip to the library and I wanted to check out books that were more fun and playful (a departure from our living books and learning books). This was an effort to get them to enjoy reading more. This morning we read, "What's Your Favorite Color?" by Eric Carle and Friends and it's a such a creative and quick read. Kids learn color while reading words that are descriptive and imaginative. I think I enjoyed it more than they did. So I encourage you to go check this book out at your library or if you want to add it to your own library, purchase it at Thriftbooks or Amazon (two of my favorite sites to buy used and new books). Happy Reading!
Here is a colorful art resource to help your students understand the different types of line used to create art. Download it for free by clicking on the button below.
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