Stencil-Cut Border Tutorial

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We know you all love the new stencil-cut border options that are now available on CreativeTeaching.com!  They join perfectly end to end, but what happens when you plan on joining them at a corner?  We have a plan to help you avoid this unsightly overlap. First of all, to properly align the borders end to end, be sure to tap on both the front and … [Continue reading...]

How To Create A Bow Plus Template

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Looking to create a bow out of extra border? Download your bow template now! How to Create A Bow in 2 easy steps: Step 1. You’ll need three parts for each bow: the band in the middle, the loops, and the tails. Trace on the back of your border your three bow shapes. Then cut your three pieces out. A quick tip is Fold your paper in half to be … [Continue reading...]

First Day Of School Activity

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Looking for a fun and unique activity to do on the first day of school? Take a photo with each of your students! This will also help memorize names and is the perfect ice breaker! Greg Smedley-Warren used the photo frame from the Mustache Mania Photo Booth Bulletin Board Set for the perfect first day of school activity! … [Continue reading...]

A Fan-Stache-Tic New Classroom!

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Greg Smedley-Warren, of Smedley's Smorgasboard of Kindergarten, has a fan-stache-tic new look in his classroom! Mr. Mustache used the new Mustache Mania Photo Booth Bulletin Board Set as the main focus of his room. Be sure to follow Smedley's Smorgasboard of Kindergarten for the big reveal of his fall classroom! Organize any space with the … [Continue reading...]

Keep Your Classroom Organized All Year Long!

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Tired of ordinary ways to organize your classroom? These creative FUNctional Uses ideas will keep your entire classroom orderly, vibrant, and stylish! Use our Library Pockets to create your jobs chart! This fun, interactive board will help students stay organized and work independently. Organize your cubbies with our Calendar Days! These … [Continue reading...]

Create an Awning in 4 Easy Steps!

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Make a fun awning to give your bulletin boards dimension and add a touch of style to your classroom. Customize it by using your favorite colors and patterns. The options are endless! Materials Needed: Presentation Board Fadeless Paper Two different sets of borders Glue Staples Directions: 1. Staple a presentation board to … [Continue reading...]

Hexagons are HexaFun!

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Bring the hot hexagons designer look to your classroom this year! The simple shapes and bright colors in the HexaFun Designer Décor will bring a modern twist to any classroom environment! There are so many ways to use the hexagon, we used it to create a modern version of a traditional apple. Not only is this visually appealing, but it’s where … [Continue reading...]

Designer Looks Giveaway

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  10 lucky teachers will win $200 worth of Creative Teaching Press dollars to buy their classroom a new back-to-school outfit for the 2014-2015 school year!  That is $200 to spend on everything Creative Teaching Press. . . trendy new borders, inspiring posters, organizational tools and even books.  Entering is easy, just see below for … [Continue reading...]

Mother’s Day Crafting

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Looking for a great Mother's Day activity? Check out this quick and easy craft that every mom will love! Items Needed: One piece of straight border Item #4114 Poppin' Patterns Spring Flowers Stickers Item # 4632 and 4633 Black Dot-to-Dot 1” Sticker Letters in Upper Case and Lower Case Skin-Colored Construction … [Continue reading...]

Autism…What it means and Three Ways To Understand, Accept and To Assist

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When you see a child in the supermarket lineup frustrated and throwing a tantrum, do you automatically think that child is a brat, or the parent is not doing a good job?  We need to understand that perhaps there is more going on.  Perhaps that child is not understanding why there is a change in her routine and her anxiety has just sky-rocketed to a … [Continue reading...]