The Kissing Hand and a Freebie

I love reading the Kissing Hand by Audrey Penn on the first day of school. The Kissing Hand is a story about a little raccoon that doesn't want to go to school.  His mom assures him that he will like school and tells him about a family secret--the kissing hand.   My students made Chester and then wrote about how they felt on the first day of school.


I found this adorable label on Pinterest.  You can get the free Kissing Hand treat bag labels from Happy Teacher, Happy Kids.


I get tired of doing the same thing every year.  This year for birthdays I decided to fill up cups with a silly straw, finger lights, and a few pieces of candy.  I got the idea from Learning is Something to Treasure.  I purchased the cups from Amazon.  I got a set of 100 for $17.99.  Needless to say, I have cups for a few years.


I am always reviewing math and grammar skills with my students.   This gives me an informal assessment on which students need extra help from me.   My students complete morning work while I collect homework, take attendance, and lunch count.   You can get a few FREE sample pages in the PREVIEW in my store.

Second Grade Math

Spiral Review for 2nd grade

4 comments:

  1. Your daily practice looks awesome. Just grabbed the Sept. set to use this month!

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  2. Do you have a template for the Chester the raccoon that you are willing to share? Thanks, rachelmharris@hotmail.com

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