CVC/CCVC Word Practice

finished cards

It’s almost a new school year around here!  We school year-round, but most new stuff happens in the fall, especially with the classes I’m teaching now.  So before we start things back up, we’re doing some review.

The Engineer is doing better with reading, but practice practice practice is key!  Plus the Princess is a brand new Kindergartener this year and needs to start doing more school stuff.

Enter: CVC/CVCC/CCVC practice with letter tiles

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Watercolor Feather Bookmarks



The kids and I worked on a craft for our abandoned art project today, so I thought I would share it.  It’s simple and beautiful!  Even little kids can do this one if you help cut out the feathers and tie the ribbons.  Mother’s Day/Father’s Day is coming up too.   ::wink wink::


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Dollar Tree Win

finishedWe went to the Dollar Tree store a few months back looking for cheap Valentine’s critters for the Princess’ Valentine cards.   We found them – and found a lot of other school stuff.

Surprisingly, Dollar Tree carries a great selection of teaching supplies and random educational stuff.  It’s like a treasure hunt – we find different things every time we go: from plastic test tubes with stands, to magnifying sheets.  From double stick tape to this: a pre-printed 3D shape.

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