Gingerbread Cut-Outs Classroom Activities

Gingerbread Man Symmetry

Grab a pack of the Gingerbread Man 6" Cut-Outs for a couple of easy activities to do in the classroom during this holiday season!  Visit Inspired In Style all month for more winter activities and projects. Gingerbread Symmetry Teach students about symmetry with this quick activity.  Cut one of the Gingerbread Cut-Outs in half vertically so … [Continue reading...]

We Are Thankful – Fun Fall Bulletin Board or Door

Fall Essentials Bulletin Board set Creative Teaching Press

Welcome your students with this fall door display using the Fall Essentials Bulletin Board Value Pack.  Can’t do a display on your classroom door?  It’s okay!  This will be gorgeous on the bulletin board in the hallway too.  Have students talk about what they are thankful for as they come to school each day.  Great discussion starter and writing … [Continue reading...]

4 Ways to Use the Happy Halloween Bulletin Board Set

Creative Teaching Press Happy Halloween Mini Bulletin Board Set

Still looking for clever ways to celebrate Halloween in the classroom?  We have come up with four ideas on how to use Creative Teaching Press' new Happy Halloween Mini Bulletin Board. Spooktacular Work Use this bulletin board to show off great work in October, or for a more generic display.  For a special touch, connect the hanging spider … [Continue reading...]

Be Prepared for a Substitute Teacher

Creative Teaching Press Substitute Teacher Packet

Be prepared for the first time you need to have a substitute teacher this coming school year.  Create a sub tub with items to help them have a successful day.  Provide the completed Substitute Teacher Folder for detailed information about your classroom and school. Include special incentives to help promote positive behavior & quick … [Continue reading...]

Take Your Number Line to the Next Level

Pennant Number Line

Create a number line for students to match numeral, number word, and a physical model.  This can be used as a visual for students to see the three ways to show a number, or it can be used as a center activity for student engagement.  Parent volunteers would be able to assess students’ knowledge of these skills by working one on one with … [Continue reading...]

Prevent Skill Slide Part 3 – Jumbo Reading & Math Books

Jumbo Reading Math Workbook Learn to Read Series Creative Teaching Press

3 easy steps to learning! 1. Achieve reading success through expertly written stories designed to support beginning readers. 2. Build thinking skills with questions that boost vocabulary and develop comprehension. 3. Practice skills smartly through engaging activities devised to help children extend their mastery of the skills covered in each … [Continue reading...]

Prevent Skill Slide Part 2 – Math Minutes

Math Minutes Summer Skill Slide Resource and Workbook by Creative Teaching Press

100 Minutes to Better Basic Skills! Each book in the Math Minutes series features 100 “Minutes” to help students build basic skills, increase speed in math operations, and strengthen problem-solving skills. Each Minute consists of 10 problems of varying degrees of difficulty that incorporate a variety of skills. Each ten-problem reproducible can … [Continue reading...]

Prevent Skill Slide Part 1 – Stick Kids Workbooks

Stick Kids Workbooks Skills summer reading activities. Math, Science, Vocab, Sight Words, Reading

Keep little learners sharp during the summer break!  We are doing a four-part series on great resources and activities to help prevent skill slide during the summer break. Whether your child needs extra practice with grade-level skills or a head start on next year, Stick Kids Workbooks offer engaging activities, games, and puzzles that help make … [Continue reading...]

Build Your Own Sight Words Sentence Cards

Sight Words Sentences Cut & Paste Book Lesson Classroom Student Workbook K-1 5

Create a color coded Sight Word system with the Painted Palette name plates from Creative Teaching Press to help beginning readers.   This activity is based off of the popular book, Cut & Paste Sight Word Sentences by Rozanne Lanczak Williams. Program the cards for individualized instruction. Write out the sentence on the name plates and then … [Continue reading...]

DIY Mobiles With Border Pieces – Add Style to Any Space!

Create an eye catching Rainbow Display with the Painted Palette borders, or any of the Creative Teaching Press colors or collections!

Are you bored with some of your classroom decor and looking for something to liven up the space?  Create a playful classroom experience for students by creating eye catching mobiles that match your current theme or color combination.  You can do a full rainbow as shown below, mix and match color combinations, or show off the popular collections … [Continue reading...]