SAND SCULPTURE CLAY INGREDIENTS:2 cups sand1 cup cornstarch1 1/2 cups liquid starch DIRECTIONS:Using a large, old saucepan, combine the cornstarch and sand together. Add the liquid starch and mix well. Cook over medium heat while stirring constantly. After a few minutes, the mixture will become thick and dough-like. Remove the saucepan from the heat and … Read more
Table of Contents Number Sequencing -3Two Digit Addition – 4Two Digit Addition – 5Two and Three Digit Addition – 6Two and Three Digit Addition – 7Subtracting Two Digit Numbers -8Subtracting Two Digit Numbers – 9Subtracting Two and Three Digit Numbers – 10Subtracting Three Digit Numbers – 11Addition and Subtraction – 12Addition and Subtraction – 13Multiplying … Read more
The read-along story and act-it-out play are presented in simple, repetitive formats that are easy for children to read and are rich in learning. While children work with the masks and printed materials, they’ll develop reading fluency skills through sight word recognition, repetitive text, and expressive phrases. Other skills that can be emphasized include decoding … Read more
CHART A TREESelect a deciduous tree on the school grounds. Have your students visit the tree in autumn, winter and spring noting the changes each season. Ask them to draw pictures of each change or take photographs and display them on the class bulletin board. SEASONAL IMPROVISATION Ask your students to act out the life … Read more
SUBSTITUTE TEACHER INFORMATION – Use these pages to inform any substitute teacher of the pertinent information needed to successfully manage your class in your absence. Update this information periodically throughout the year. You may want to reproduce these pages and give a copy to your supervisor and/or school secretary. EMERGENCY PROCEDURES – Record your school’s … Read more
November 4THToday marks the birthdate of American humorist WILL ROGERS, in 1879. (Read a few famous quotes by Will Roger’s to your students.) November 5THEngland’s GUY FAWKES DAY has been celebrated on this day since 1905. (Ask students to research the reason the British celebrate this day.) November 6THJOHN PHILIP SOUSA, America’s “March King,” was … Read more
October 4THThe U.S.S.R. launched the first man-made satellite, SPUTNIK, on this day in 1957. (Gather a collection of space exploration books from the school library for your students to read.) October 5THCHESTER A. ARTHUR, the 21st United States President, was born on this day in 1830. (Have students find out how many presidents we have … Read more
purple • pink • orange • black • brown • white • red • yellow • blue • green I know my Colors! Printable Award Certificate & I know my Color Words! Printable Award Certificate Table of Contents – Little Kids…Color! by Teacher’s Friend TF-1452 Introduction – 4Color Skills Check List – 6Color Certificates – … Read more
September 4THHAPPY BIRTHDAY! LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA! On this day in 1781, forty- four Mexican people colonized what was then a tiny settlement. (Ask students to find the meaning of the Spanish words “Los Angeles.”) September 5THThe FIRST CONTINENTAL CONGRESS met on this day in 1774. (Students may wish to find on the classroom map the … Read more
SUMMER COLLECTIONSEncourage students to collect simple souvenirs from the various places they visit during the summer. Examples might be postcards, maps, placemats, brochures, etc. At the close of summer, children can make a collage of their collection and share it with the class as they give an oral report of their travels. SUMMER MATHKeep students … Read more
About Teacher's Friend Publications, Inc.
Teacher's Friend Publications, Inc. was founded in 1986 by Karen Sevaly. Her vision was based on producing a series of motivational and fun monthly idea books that could be reproduced by teachers in elementary classrooms. These books were the first publications to give teachers cute, bold patterns and creative activities compiled in a reproducible monthly format. Scholastic has acquired Teacher's Friend.