Fun Freebie :: Body Safety Coloring Pages

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Each year, my school district invites a speaker from our local rape crisis center to talk to all of our students about Body Safety. Legally speaking, it fulfillsĀ our state mandate for Erin’s Law, but … Continue reading

Pinterest Find :: Toys for Vestibular Development

The other day, I came across this awesome blog post from The Inspired Treehouse. Now, I’m most definitely not an Occupational Therapist, but I feel like sometimes teachers come to me thinking that I am! It’s probably because our poor … Continue reading

Pinterest Find :: Student Self-Reflection Report Card

The other day, I came across this awesome student reflection page by Inspire Me, ASAP! I’m always looking for ways to help students gain awareness over their actions as well as insight into their strengths and weaknesses. I love that … Continue reading

Pinterest Find :: Teacher Discounts

  If you’re anything like me, winter break is a great time to sleep in, relax, and also do lots of shopping! If you’ve got some last minute gifts to pick up for this holiday season, make sure to check … Continue reading

Pinterest Find :: Interrupting Chicken Activities

At our school book fair last year, I bought a great book called Interrupting Chicken. It’s become a favorite of several of my students, so I’m always looking for more activities I can use when we read it! So imagine … Continue reading

Pinterest Find :: Bucket Fillers vs. Bucket Dippers

One of the things my school has done each year is read Have You Filled a Bucket Today? A Guide to Daily Happiness for Kids,” by Carol McCloud to the younger grades. “Filling a Bucket,” not being a “Bucket Dipper,” … Continue reading

Fun Freebie :: You’re a Smart Kid: Multiple Intelligence Posters for Kids

I don’t know about you, but I find myself talking to kids all the time who feel like failures because they don’t think they’re as “smart” as their classmates or siblings. In these times, I often talk about how some … Continue reading

Pinterest Find :: Organization Binder Printables

Last weekend, I came across this awesome website on Pinterest! It’s called DIY Home Sweet Home and contains tons of free pages you can download and print to create an organization binder. Many of them are specific for home use, … Continue reading

Pinterest Find :: What Kids With Autism Want You to Know

In honor of Autism Awareness month, I wanted to find some great suggestions for working with students with Autism. I don’t know about you, but I personally find Autism to be such a complicated diagnosis. As a social worker, I’ve … Continue reading

Pinterest Find :: Free Movie Clips

Ever been in that moment when you’ve got a super visually-oriented or antsy group? (I know….NEVER, right?) I don’t know about you, but I just don’t have the time or memory to scale youtube or my own personal movie stash … Continue reading