Classroom Freebies

Free Self-Correcting Puzzle for 2-Dimensional Shape Words

Free self-correcting puzzle to help students match 2-dimensional shape pictures to 2-dimensional shape words. Free download from Raki's Rad Resources.

Students need to be able to read shape words for both math and reading activities. This 2-Dimensional Shape Words Self-Correcting Puzzle helps students to immediately know if they have read the words correctly. It makes a great independent center activity for your new readers. Download this free posters now from my Teachers Pay Teachers store.

Valentine Word Work Freebies

If you liked last month's mystery word freebie, you'll love this one too!

I love being able to differentiate this activity in my classroom. Or, you can use one as an introductory activity and save the second one for another day!

Your students will unscramble the letters in two different activities:

1. valentine
2. Love is in the air!

Click through either image to grab it right from TpT, or PIN the image above to save it for later!!

Classroom Expectations & Planning Kit

Hello there! Jen Bradshaw here from

Classroom standard FREE

FREE organizational tool that will help you to keep your grade level objectives, classroom expectations and student goals organized!

Super easy for teacher and students to use.

OUR PLAN FOR TODAY: Click here to get your free objectives and standards display kit.

Best wishes!

Jen Bradshaw

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How to convert customary measurements with a chart

 No matter what level of students I have taught, I find that converting measurements is a struggle for a significant part of the class.  Yes, there are charts available in a number of places, but I find having one that is common to everyone makes a difference.

To download the printable chart shown above and get step by step instructions for how I use it with my students, please visit this post at Artistry of Education.

Artistry of Education

The Letters of Literacy's (Sea of Knowledge) Free Snowman Alphabet Match Puzzles

Practicing letter matching will be so much fun with these snowman puzzles! They are self-correcting puzzles which means that the kids will automatically know if they matched puzzle is correct!

Preschoolers and kindergartners can sharpen their upper and lowercase letter recognition skills with this fun alphabet match!  

Head on over to the Letters of Literacy to download this freebie!


Chinese New Year Antonym Activities

Get ready for Chinese New Year with this fun Antonym Activities Packet. It includes a short reading passage about Yin and Yang which the Chinese believe in: the opposite forces of nature. After reading they will engage in an opposite word writing activity. There is also an antonym finding word activity.
If you would like to download this packet just click on the image below.
Thanks for all you do to make a difference for your students.

Free Division Puzzle for Critical Thinking

Free division tiling puzzle to help your students with critical thinking skills - from Raki's Rad Resources.

Can your students solve this division puzzle? Download it free from my Teachers Pay Teachers store and find out. This division tiling puzzle gives your students a chance to work with critical thinking skills as well as their division and multiplication facts. It makes a great math center or early finisher activity. Grab yours today!

Math Puzzlers for Groundhog Day

Hello, Teaching Friends!

Here's a set of eight math elimination riddle task cards for Groundhog Day! Your students will solve three math expressions on each card and use the answers to eliminate three numbers from the grid - the number that's left is where Mr. Groundhog's Lost Shadow is hiding!

There are so many ways to use this set ... for task cards, exit tickets, read the room cards, a center activity,... enjoy!

Happy Teaching!

Free OC Workshops!

Who loves some FREE PD in their PJs???

I would much rather sit and watch online trainings in the comfort of my home or from my mobile device on my own time, while being able to have a snack and a beverage of my choice along the way.  But, maybe that’s just me.  :)

Organized Classroom Workshops are just the thing you have been looking for and didn’t know it!

I just added a new tab to the top of the menu bar at the website which is the new home for all OC Workshops!

Free Teacher Workshops

The first topic is all about “The Anatomy of a Teacher Desk,” where you will learn what you should – and shouldn’t – be placing in and around your classroom desk!  Stop by and check it out!

Teacher Online Workshops

Fern Smith's FREE Class St. Valentine's Day Cards

Fern Smith's Classroom Ideas FREE St. Valentine's Day Printable Cards for Your Entire Class
Fern Smith's Classroom Ideas FREE St. Valentine's Day Printable Cards for Your Entire Class
Print on white for a coloring sheet of Valentines for your students to make or take home. Or, print on red or pink card stock for some easy, quick, ready to use Valentines for your class.
Click here to see more about it!
Your students will ♥love♥ it!
Fern Smith's Classroom Ideas

Getting Organized

I try to keep my desk as organized as organized as possible but sometimes it is a real struggle. I am slowly creating spaces for all my things and it is helping. I have all my office supplies in my teacher organizer but the papers are the real problem. So far I have found this drawer organizer to be working!!!! I have a slight obsession with plastic drawers and bins so when I saw this idea I knew I would love it.
Here are some free labels for your plastic drawers. There are 6 different labels to choose from. All you have to do is click on any of the pictures to get your FREE copy.


Fact and Opinion: I have, Who Has Game

Fact and opinion is a skill we teach in almost every classroom and in every grade.

Make it fun with this "I have... Who has..." whole-class game!  Students really have to listen and focus on the facts and opinions being read aloud in order to make the game work!

Snag your free copy here:


Home-School Communication Freebie

I have a fun and fairly easy activity for the end of each day. I call it This is My Week because at the end of the week students can bring it home to share with their families. It is a nice summary of the week. I don't check for spelling or errors so it also a good unofficial assessment for me and parents to see what their child is doing  on their own. If you'd like to try it, click here or on the image below to grab it.

Heritage ESL Vocabulary Packet

Free differentiated vocabulary packet for English Language Learners. This packet teaches the verb "to be" as well as how to say countries of the world in English. Free Resource from Raki's Rad Resources.

Students who are learning English come from a variety of countries and cultures. They need to be able to talk to each other about the countries they come from and in order to do so they need specific vocabulary. This Heritage Vocabulary Packet for English Language Learners has four levels of vocabulary to help students name the countries that they or their classmates might be from. Download the entire free packet from my Teachers Pay Teachers store.

100th Day Freebie

Is the 100th Day of School getting close for you?  If so, you might like to check out this 100th Day freebie.

Just click HERE to download it from TpT.  I'd love to know what you think of it.