Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Easy Tricks to Keep Your Kids Reading This Summer

Summer is coming and let's face it, the kids really do deserve a break.  School is hard and exhausting work and they need a chance to unwind, reset their brains and focus on playtime!  That being said, we cannot let our kids’ reading abilities suffer during the time that they are not in school.  So much time is wasted at the beginning of the school year simply because kids are trying to catch back up again.  Let’s make sure that doesn’t happen.



So how do you make sure that your kids’ reading abilities don’t falter?  Well, I have put together some easy tricks to keep your kids reading this summer. Tricks so great that they don’t even realize that they are learning and working their brains during vacation.




Summer Reading Programs at your 
Local Library

Sign up your kids for the Summer Reading Program at your local library.  These programs are so much more than just “going to the library.”  Typically, a Summer Reading Program offers a weekly gathering with a new entertainer or activity each week for the kids to enjoy. I have seen jugglers, “reptile guys”, puppeteers, scientists, artists and lots more.  In addition, the programs offer prizes to the kids for their reading efforts.  The prizes are often awarded weekly for participation as well as incentives to win bigger prizes at the end of the Summer based upon how many books that they have read throughout the program.  



Reading Challenges at Chain 
Bookstores and Restaurants

Many large bookstores offer reading challenges for kids in which they reward them with a free book when they have completed the challenge.  Additionally, I have seen chain restaurants offer coupons for free food items (pizzas, ice cream, etc) for a specific amount of reading.



Fun, Printable Worksheets

Do you ever spend any time on Pinterest?  (haha just kidding, of course you do...we all do) Well, from now on, take a little bit of time on Pinterest and search out some fun, printable reading and writing worksheets, word search forms, etc. to print out.  Your kids will have fun doing these activities without even realize that they are, in fact, practicing up their reading. (keywords: FREE READING ACTIVITIES or FREE READING WORKSHEETS)



Read Out of the Ordinary Books

So, maybe your kid just won’t sit down and read a big book, but maybe they will love to sit down and check out a kids magazine, a comic book or a graphic novel. It really doesn’t matter what they are reading.  The fact is that they are building upon their reading skills regardless of what they are reading, let them have fun with it.



ABCMouse.com

If your kids are age 7 and younger, you might consider letting them play online at abcmouse.com.  They have fun games that the kids really enjoy playing, but they are all educational based.  That’s right, they are playing games and learning!  There are other similar websites out there as well, but abcmouse.com is a favorite of many kids. The first month is free!



Have you found any great tricks to keeping your kids reading during their school vacation times?





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Friday, May 12, 2017

7 idées de cadeaux pour la FÊTE DES PÈRES

Il y a tellement d'idées créatives pour souligner la fête des pères. 
J'ai décidé de ressortir quelques idées de cadeaux qui pourraient être préparés par les élèves.


VOICI SEPT IDÉES DE CADEAUX POUR LA FÊTE DES PÈRES.


1. PHOTO: J'AIME PAPA
Idée cadeau photo:


2.LA GAZETTE DES PAPAS
gazette des papas à imprimer                                                                                                                                                                                 Plus:

3.CHEMISE À PAPA
Super cute Father's Day card for kids to make! An easy craft for elementary kids to their dad this spring!:



3.LIVRE À CACHETTES - CRAVATE
Fêtes des pères - Livre à cachettes pour la 'Fête des pères'. Cette ressource plaisante et interactive est parfaite pour souligner la fête des pères. Elle est simple à préparer et unique. Les élèves pourront offrir ce cadeau spécial à leur père.:




4.BÂTIR DES SOUVENIRS
Nothing beats a homemade gift from the heart! Enjoy quality time together and create an easy DIY Father's Day Gift that will build memories to last a lifetime! /horizonorganic/ #ad HorizonOrganic #HorizonSnacks:






5.BÂTONS DE POPSICLE
10 RAISONS POUR LESQUELLES 
J'AIME PAPA.
10 Reasons I Love My Dad! - Father's Day - Popsicle Stick Crafts:




6.DONNER UN COUP DE MAIN
Let Me Give You A Hand Dad - Father's Day Craft:




7.TIC TAC TOE - PAPA

Cadeau fête des pères fait maison


VOUS AVEZ D'AUTRES BONNES IDÉES?
AJOUTEZ-LES DANS LES COMMENTAIRES!

MERCI!



Tuesday, May 9, 2017

TWO DAY SALE AND A FREEBIE

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Opinion Writing Prompts



Reading Comprehension Passages: 20 short stories
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115 Sight Words
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Sight Words -  115 Worksheets - Kindergarten - 1st grade


Writing Center
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Writing Center


Figurative Language Flip Book
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Figurative Language Flip Book



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End of Year Flip Book


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Father's Day


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OPINION WRITING


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Monday, May 8, 2017

PROMOTION DE DEUX JOURS ET UNE RESSOURCE GRATUITE

Mes amis francophones, c'est le temps de vous gâter!
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Texte d'opinion - French Opinion Writing




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Thursday, April 27, 2017

TOP 7 FATHER'S DAY IDEAS for the CLASSROOM

There are soooo many father's day ideas out there. 
So many creative people to inspire us. 

Here are my top 7 father's day craft ideas for the classroom.

1.MY DAD ROCKS!
Father's Day gift from kids::


2.NECKTIE CARD
Super cute Father's Day card for kids to make! An easy craft for elementary kids to their dad this spring!:



3.FATHER'S DAY FLIP BOOK TIE
Father's Day: Father's Day flip book: This fun flip book is perfect for a Father’s Day gift. It’s hands-on and ready to go! #fathersdayideas:


4.BUILDING MEMORIES WITH DAD
Nothing beats a homemade gift from the heart! Enjoy quality time together and create an easy DIY Father's Day Gift that will build memories to last a lifetime! /horizonorganic/ #ad HorizonOrganic #HorizonSnacks:


5.I'M HOOKED ON DADDY (HAND PRINT)
father's day crafts for toddlers - Bing Images Card & Invite ...:


6.POPSICLE STICKS
10 Reasons I Love My Dad! - Father's Day - Popsicle Stick Crafts:



7.LET ME GIVE YOU A HAND DAD
Let Me Give You A Hand Dad - Father's Day Craft:



DO YOU HAVE ANY GREAT IDEAS? LEAVE A  LINK IN THE COMMENTS



Sunday, April 23, 2017

$200 TpT Giftcard


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Sunday, April 2, 2017

GIVEAWAY - $100 VISA

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Thursday, March 30, 2017

BOUGER EN SALLE DE CLASSE

Je crois que c'est important de faire bouger les élèves en salle de classe. La fréquence est déterminée par le besoin ressenti et le groupe d'élèves devant nous.

 Les activités en mouvement ont pour but d'aider les élèves à mieux se concentrer par la suite. Si les élèves sont plus agités après l'activité, ce n'est pas normal! On peut alors faire plus de modelage quant à nos attentes (ce qu'on devrait voir et entendre après l'activité) ou remplacer les activités en mouvement par d'autres activités plus calmes.

J'ai rassemblé ici une panoplie de vidéos et de sites internet qui permettront à vos élèves de bouger en salle de classe. Si vous connaissez d'autres ressources, je vous demande de les ajouter dans les commentaires. Merci!


 VIDÉOS:




SITES INTERNET:



Monday, March 20, 2017

50 RÉCOMPENSES POUR LA SALLE DE CLASSE

Nous cherchons constamment des façons de maintenir une gestion positive en salle de classe. Bien qu'il existe divers moyens, les récompenses motivent beaucoup les élèves.

Les récompenses nous permettent de mettre l'attention sur:
 - les comportements exemplaires
 - les efforts
 - les réussites
- la collaboration
- le progrès


VOICI UNE LISTE D'IDÉES DE RÉCOMPENSES POUR LES ÉLÈVES DU PRIMAIRE:


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Merci aux personnes suivantes d'avoir partagé leurs bonnes idées: Christine Marion, Josée Parisien, Nathalie Raymond, Suzie David, Isabelle Paradis, Stéphanie Bachand, Mel Gagnon, Renée Lachance Mathis, Najda Zada, Tennille Hobbins, François Havard Pascal, Normand Gaudreault, Irina Klimenko, Jennifer Lawrence, Gertrude Labonté et Caroline Gingras.



Voici des ressources en lien avec la discipline positive:

ÉTAT D'ESPRIT DE DÉVELOPPEMENT - Growth mindset in French
BILLETS DE FIERTÉ  - French Brag Tags  (236 PAGES) 






Monday, February 6, 2017

TWO DAY SALE and a FREEBIE

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Writing Center


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Figurative Language Flip Book

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ABC Order Worksheets - 
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