How To Use Collages to Enhance Creative Writing In The Classroom

Objective: To enhance descriptive, expository, and creative writing using scraps Age: 6+ Time: 30-45 minutes (writing/art varies) Grades: K-5 Materials: Scrap paper Construction paper Lined paper Pencil Glue Scissors Colored pencils Markers or watercolor paints (optional) Using Collages to Enhance … Read More





Must-Have Classroom Supplies For Teachers

Yes, students need essential supplies at the start of the school year…but so do teachers! If you’re a brand-new educator, or even an experienced teacher, the process of selecting supplies for your classroom can be overwhelming. To make it easier, … Read More


How to Inspire Note-Taking & Poetry in the Classroom

Objective: To inspire note-taking and poetry to come to life in a fun and ‘puzzling’ way Ages: 6+ Time: Approximately 25-45 minutes Grades: 1st + Materials: Construction paper Glue Scissors Colored pencils (or pencils) Markers (or crayons) Paint Brushes Magazine visual or coloring … Read More


Top 3 Literacy Support Materials for the Classroom

Building strong literacy and language skills is so important. They are what forms the basis for learning in all subjects. With effective instruction and literacy development in early childhood education classrooms, teachers and educators can have a substantial impact on … Read More


Ideas to Celebrate 100 Days of School

The 100th day of school is a milestone that has become popular to celebrate with students. In addition to some of the fun pencils and bracelets we sell, we have gathered some of these great (and easy) ideas for you … Read More


5 School Program New Year Resolution Ideas

The New Year is a great time to think about your hopes and goals for the upcoming year. While making personal goals is also important, don’t count out making New Year Resolutions for your program or classroom as well. Making … Read More