• Mothers day craft
    Classroom Strategies,  Kindergarten

    The Perfect Mother’s Day Craft for Kids!

        What is more precious than a tiny hand? Your kids and students will love making these beautiful hand print key chains and their Mommas will be so grateful!  Before doing this project, I had no idea how many fun ways you could use shrinky paper.  This is the perfect Mother’s Day craft! For this project, you’ll need to gather the materials below: Shrinky dink paper Rainbow ink pad (or your color of choice) or acrylic paint (no need for embossing powder) Embossing powder (I personally like the sparkly one to add an extra bit of flair : ) Hand held hole puncher (this one is my fave) Key…

  • Butterfly Life Cycle
    Classroom Strategies,  Kindergarten

    Butterfly Life Cycle

    Disclaimer: This post contains affiliate links, which means at no additional cost to you, I may receive a commission for items purchased.  But don’t worry, I never recommend products that I don’t believe in. Butterfly Life Cycle One of my favorite units of the year is the Butterfly Life Cycle.  It’s so much fun to see my students get excited about the transformation of their caterpillars into butterflies!  They get to see the science we learned come to life.  Their little wheels start turning trying to figure out how in the world a caterpillar can turn into a butterfly.  It’s really exciting to see! When to order your caterpillars Every year,…