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Introducing…Alpha-Basics, Alphabet Mastery Worksheet Packets!

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Today we added a few new products to our Little Red’s Schoolhouse TPT shop (not currently available in our webshop) that aim to help preschool and kinder students master their A-B-Cs! We have four sets of worksheets for aiding students with printing, identifying letter sounds, and recognizing letters. Or, you can get them all at a great discount in one single bundle with more than 200 pages! Check them out below!

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Alpha-Basics ABC Bundle
Alpha-Basics ABC Printing Practice
Alpha-Basics ABC Beginning Sounds
Alpha-Basics ABC Identifying Letters
Alpha-Basics ABC Missing Letters

Introducing…Our New Habitat Products!

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We have three new products in our Little Red’s Schoolhouse TPT shop today, all about habitats and the plants and animals which live in them!

The first is a Cut ‘n’ Stick Interactive Workbook in the same style as our popular Christmas Around the World and Thanksgiving Around the World products. This packet introduces students to seven different habitats and explains how the animals and plants found in them are adapted to live there. In addition to the information sheets for each habitat, there are several worksheets and graphical organizers for animal research. Click here to read more about it in our shop listing. (Note: due to a technical problem with our website, this product is currently only available in our TPT shop).

Next up, Habitats: Mini Books! This packet includes eight mini books for early readers. Each book has nine pages and introduces a habitat, outlines some characteristics of the habitat, and highlights some animals which live there in simple sentences.

Finally, a lovely set of 8.5″ x 11″ classroom posters. These would also work great as a class handout or coloring pages. Eight posters are included (What is a habitat? + 7 different habitats). Each poster depicts a habitat scene, animals and plants that live in the habitat (labeled), and a simple explanation of the habitats’ main characteristics. Plus, every design is provided in color and black and white for optimal printing!

Follow the links for more info and more pictures of each product!

Links to these products on TPT:
Habitats Throughout the World Cut ‘n’ Stick Interactive Workbook
Habitat Mini Books for early readers
Habitat Classroom Posters

End of the Year Memory Books Makeover!

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Since we’re getting closer to the end of the school year, I decided to give the covers of our popular “Tales of a School Year” Memory Books a bit of a makeover!

But more importantly, we’ve recently put together a memory book set for fifth grade. It has mainly the same pages as the other grade levels, with a few alterations here and there to suit the age level of fifth graders.

Here’s what we said about the memory books in our post from last year:

Our aim when designing this book was to make something that would not just be a classroom activity, but was high quality enough to be a keepsake – something that kids and parents could hold on to, look at in years to come, and remember those little long-forgotten details from childhood. We used cute graphics and unique ideas to make our books fun for the kiddies. And no filler pages! Quality over quantity is our motto! We are super happy with how the books turned out, and fortunately we’ve gotten a wonderful response from teachers on TpT! Yay!

So if you’re looking for something meaningful to keep your kiddos occupied during the last days of the year, be sure to check these out in our shops!

Tales of a School Year Memory Books on Teachers Pay Teachers.
Tales of a School Year Memory Books in our webshop.

Guest Post: Johnny Appleseed Bundle by Molly

guestblogger_iconWe have a guest post today from Molly of Lucky to Be in First who teaches – you guessed it! – first grade! Molly used our Johnny Appleseed Bundle which includes a History Makers packet and a glyph in her class. Here’s what Molly had to say!

Visit Molly’s blog, Lucky to Be in First here.


I was so excited to use [Little Red Schoolhouse’s] Johnny Appleseed Bundle for my thematic lessons this year! Below is a picture of our glyphs.  The kids had a fun time creating these cuties and then comparing their information.  At first I was afraid that tracing all of the little pieces would be tricky, but they pulled it off! I smile every time I look in that corner of my room!

PicMonkey Collage_pngWe also worked together on some of the awesome activities included.  This sentence scrambled proved to be a more challenging than I thought, so we ended up working on it together!

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And here’s one more photo that Molly has let us share with you~

johnnyglyphs_happytobeinfirstDon’t they look cute? Her students did a great job!

Thank’s for letting us into your classroom, Molly!