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Category: printable

Daily 5–Work on Writing

I'm so excited that I've finally got my writing center up! This week we finally started doing the Work on Writing component of the Daily 5 independently. I realize that it's clear into the 2nd week in October, but I didn't decide to try the Daily 5 until the middle

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April Fool’s Day!

Ha ha! The joke's on us! We didn't get this posted in time for April Fool's day fun, but hopefully you can get some use out of it regardless. It's a homophone riddle book for your little jokers to complete. Print the pages, cut in half, and staple in order.

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Wednesday Words–Veterans Day

Veterans Day resources are hard to come by! So I made my own. It's a printable book that discusses Veterans Day AND Remembrance Day for our friends in Canada, Australia, and Britain (although I did keep the date as November 11 instead of 11 November 🙂 ). You can download

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Authors Week: Other Sites

Here are some other authors websites with fun activities for your little ones this summer. Roald Dahl – Register for fun online activitiesJane O'Conner & Robin Preiss Glasser (Fancy Nancy)– Quiz, games, print & playKevin Henkes– Character information, coloring sheet, mazes, dot-to-dots, word searches, puppetsJudy Schachner (Skippyjon Jones)– Coloring pagesLaura

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Authors Week: Shel Silverstein

With a sense of humor like Shel Silverstein has, you know he's going to have a fantastic website, which he does. Check out the "Let's Have Some Fun" section.Here are some examples from the Kids Section. Games & Puzzles: Matching titles to Shel's poems, memory, finishing Shel's poems correctly and

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Authors Week: Robert Sabuda

Robert Sabuda makes some of the most visually interested childrens books available today. I always love getting a new pop-up book from him. He has such talent. There isn't much variety in what's available on his website, but there is a lot of what he's good known for: pop ups!

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Authors Week: Jan Brett

Who doesn't love the enchanting artwork in Jan Brett's many childrens books? She has written and illustrated some of my favorite books including "The Gingerbread Baby," "The Hat," and "Hedgie's Surprise." Jan Brett's website has a multitude of resources! It's hard to know where to start. I'll break down some

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Authors Week: Mo Willems

Mo Willems is the author of "Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus!," "Knuffle Bunny," and "Naked Mole Rat Gets Dressed," as well as many other charming books. Young children, especially, tend to love the silly stories and playful pictures in Mo Willem's books. My copies of his book were

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Welcome to Authors Week

Welcome to Authors Week here at Second Story Window. We're going to take time to highlight some of our favorite childrens book authors each day this week. It's incredibly hard to narrow the list but we're specifically choosing our favorite author's who also have great websites with fun activities for

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