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The Important Thing About My Daddy - Father's Day Poem from Kids: waddleeahchaa.com

Week at a Glance: Books for Kids GIVEAWAY: The Important Book by Margaret Wise Brown The Important Thing About My Daddy Poem Homemade Father’s Day Gift from Children   Books for Kids GIVEAWAY: The Important Book by Margaret Wise Brown Why we love this book: This morning the kiddos and I began brainstorming Father’s Day […]

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Haiku Writing for Kids with FREE printable template and samples from waddleeahchaa.com

Week at a Glance: Book of the Week GIVEAWAY: In a Spring Garden Edited by Richard Lewis Illustrated by Ezra Jack Keats Haiku Books for Kids Haiku Template for Kids FREE printable Haiku Poem Samples by Kids Haiku Art by Kids   Book of the Week GIVEAWAY: In a Spring Garden  Why we love this […]

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Daddy & Me Journal Father's Day Gift from Kids at waddleeahchaa.com

Week at a Glance: Books for Kids GIVEAWAY: I Love You When . . . by Annie Baker How to Make a Daddy & Me Journal FREE printable: Daddy & Me Journal introduction note I Love You When . . . Father’s Day Poem Template Books for Kids GIVEAWAY: I Love You When . . […]

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The Story of Baby Jesus: FREE printable book from waddleeahchaa.com

Week at a Glance: Book of the Week GIVEAWAY: Tomie dePaloa’s Book of Bible Stories Writing the Story of Baby Jesus with Children “The Story of Baby Jesus” FREE printable book (blank version) “The Story of Baby Jesus” FREE printable book  (illustrated version) Book of the Week GIVEAWAY: Tomie dePaloa’s Book of Bible Stories Why […]

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Thanksgiving

Week at a Glance Book of the Week GIVEAWAY: Thanksgiving is for Giving Thanks by Margaret Sutherland Brainstorming: Compare and Contrast the Pilgrims Lives to Ours Brainstorming: I am thankful for ____________ FREE printable book: I Am Thankful FREE printable sentence puzzles: I Am Thankful Poetry Writing: I Am Thankful Book of the Week GIVEAWAY: […]

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Pets Theme Study Activities from waddleeahchaa.com

Week at a Glance Book of the Week GIVEAWAY: Wag A Tail by Lois Ehlert Dogs Collage Art Cut Apart Sentence Puzzles Cat Shape Collage Art I Love My Pet Drawings I Love My Pet Song Adaptation FREE printable song: I Love My Pets Shared Writing, Shared Reading, Journal Writing Book of the Week GIVEAWAY: […]

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Encourage Journal Writing and create a personalized keepsake with a Mommy & Me Journal from waddleeahchaa.com

Week at a Glance Book of the Week GIVEAWAY: Big Hugs, Little Hugs by Felicia Bond Step-by-Step DIY Mommy & Me Journal Encourage Journal Writing Create a Personalized Keepsake Book of the Week GIVEAWAY: Big Hugs, Little Hug by Felicia Bond Why we love this book: A Mommy & Me Journal deserves a sweet Mommy […]

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10 Biographies for Children from waddleeahchaa.com

Week at a Glance Book of the Week GIVEAWAY: Bull’s-Eye A Photobiography of Anne Oakley by Sue Macy writing a bio poem with kids FREE printable bio poem outline more great biographies for kids continued from last week Book of the Week GIVEAWAY: Bull’s-Eye A Photobiography of Anne Oakley by Sue Macy Why we love […]

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10 Biographies for Children from waddleeahchaa.com

Week at a Glance Book of the Week GIVEAWAY: The Fantastic Undersea Life of Jacques Cousteau by Dan Yaccarino Biographies for Children Using Biographies to Inspire Journal Writing Book of the Week GIVEAWAY: The Fantastic Undersea Life of Jacques Cousteau by Dan Yaccarino Why we love this book: I grew-up watching Jacques Cousteau on PBS […]

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EVERY Day Journal Writing with Children . . . NO More Writing Prompts! from waddleeahchaa.com

Week at a Glance Book of the Week GIVEAWAY: When I Grow Up by Al Yankovic journal writing without prompts teaching children how to write daily writing about memories using books as writing inspiration jump starting writing through conversation non-fiction journal writing Book of the GIVEAWAY: When I Grow Up by Al Yankovic Why we […]

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Post image for More Insect Theme Activities, Reading, Writing and Spelling: Book of the Week GIVEAWAY

Week at a Glance: Book of the Week GIVEAWAY: Big Bug Little Bug by Paul Stickland integrating Thematic Studies across the curriculum integrating Thematic Studies across the grades FREE printable Book: I Like Bugs preschool and kindergarten word work preschool and kindergarten sentence writing Book of the Week GIVEAWAY: Big Bug Little Bug by Paul […]

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Post image for Turtle Activities, FREE Printables and Book of the Week GIVEAWAY

Week at a Glance: Book of the Week GIVEAWAY: One Tiny Turtle by Nicola Davies FREE choice journal writing Turtles Make Ten Math Game Turtle FREE printable books Turtle FREE printable counters Book of the Week GIVEAWAY: One Tiny Turtle by Nicola Davies Why we love this book: The book begins with a brief introduction […]

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Post image for Life Cycle of a Frog FREE printable book: Book of the Week GIVEAWAY

Week at a Glance: Book of the Week GIVEAWAY: Growing Frogs by Vivian French word work and sentence writing FREE printable book: Life Cycle of a Frog Blank FREE printable book: Life Cycle of a Frog Illustrated FREE printable cards: Life Cycle of a Frog Illustrated FREE printable cards: Life Cycle of a Frog Blank […]

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Post image for How to Spark Children’s Story Telling and Writing: Learning Toy GIVEAWAY

Week at a Glance: GIVEAWAY of the Week: Story Cubes Story Cubes Easter Basket Stuffer Story Cubes Illustration Game Dog Loves Drawing Story Telling Inspiration The Coloring Book Easter Basket Recommendation Toy Review and GIVEAWAY of the Week: Rory’s Story Cubes Why we love Story Cubes: When it comes to Birthday’s and Holidays, I like […]

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Post image for Winter Lace Collage Art by Children: Book of the Week GIVEAWAY

Week  at a glance . . . Book of the Week GIVEAWAY: COUNT by Dwell Studio Art explorations: Winter Lace Collage with Birds Book making: I See Birds FREE printable book: Birds Up In a Tree FREE printable bird counters I don’t have much free time to peruse the thumbnails at pinterest. But occasionally one […]

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Post image for Teachable Moments at the Zoo: Book of the Week GIVEAWAY

Book of the Week GIVEAWAY: Elephants by Steve Bloom Why we love this book: Have you considered giving your children an elephant for Christmas this year? Yes, a real elephant! Last year, our family adopted a baby elephant. Yes, a real elephant. Since then books about elephants catch my eye. This elephant book by Steve […]

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Post image for Self Portrait Writing Lesson Kindergarten and First Grade: Book of the Week GIVEAWAY

Book of the Week GIVEAWAY: ME I AM by Jack Prelutsky We introduced ME I AM yesterday in Joyce’s post: Tips on How to Start and Organize Preschool Portfolios. Yes, we are GIVING AWAY two copies this week. Increase your chances and enter on both posts this week. Leave a comment here and then head […]

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Book of the Week GIVEAWAY: My Tooth Is About to Fall Out by Grace Maccarone When it comes to writing with young children, I’ve found that creative writing is overrated. (Hold your judgment for one minute, please no nasty grams.) Have you ever tried to write a story or a poem? It’s HARD! That’s why […]

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Book of the Week GIVEAWAY: Baby Bear, Baby Bear What Do You See? by Bill Martin Jr & Eric Carle Why we love this book: What’s not to love?  It’s Bill Martin Jr & Eric Carle! As we continue our series on journal writing with kindergartners we cannot emphasize enough the importance of easy familiar […]

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Post image for Journal Writing with Preschoolers: And a Two Book GIVEAWAY

Book of the Week GIVEAWAYS:  On The Go by Ant Parker and Airport by Byron Barton Last week we began our series on age appropriate journal writing with toddlers. This week we’re continuing the series with preschoolers. As a Teacher and now a homeschool Mom, I’ve learned to keep things low maintenance! For all of […]

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Book of the Week GIVEAWAY: Baby’s First Animals by Hinkler Books Why we love this book: We start reading to children when they are infants. This book with it’s simple colorful pictures and text are just what we look for when reading to baby. For toddlers, the one word pages introduce toddlers to the concept […]

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