Ginger Snaps

Tidbits and treats for teachers

April 2012 - Posts

Finding the Range and Measuring

I have new activities to share today! The first one is my freebie! This activity is to help students practice measuring different objects to the nearest half inch. I gave my students the exact rulers they will use on the PASS test (our lovely state standardized Read More...

Intergalactic Fractions!

I have been doing math center review activities this week to help students practice various math skills in preparation for PASS and tomorrow we are working on fractions of a set! I made this fun little space themed activity to use and it's for sale in Read More...

Equation Sentences and a Tutorial

So I just arrived back home from the wedding and am trying to relax, but before I got too comfy and lazy on my couch, I wanted to share my creation from my car trip home and the tutorial for Activ Inspire I promised yesterday! One of the standards my Read More...

Even and Odd Outcome Zing

We took our Math benchmark test this week and it turns out, my students are really struggling in math this year. I am sure my 7 week absence played a role as well, but I can't help but thinking that I didn't do a good job. =( My plan of action was to Read More...

Giveaway Winners and Font Fix Tutorial!

Hola! Turns out this PTA meeting wasn't mandatory, so I didn't go! I know! I am awful, but I have a life to live you know. Here are the winners of my new data pack giveaway! This is what they won! Thank you all for participating! And I'm bringing you Read More...

Data and Graphing Mini Unit

This weekend has flown by and I am not quite ready for school tomorrow! I have spent WAAAAY too much time blog stalking and piddling around on the web today... On a teachery note, I have finally finished working on that Data and Graphing unit that I told Read More...

Spring Newsletter Template

I realize I have been posting a ton the past two days, but I am just in the ZONE! I can't help it! I know many of you use my holiday/season themed newsletters so I wanted to share the one I made for Spring! It even has a piece of my Spring clip art pack Read More...

Inserting Media/Links in Flipcharts and some Research!

So, before I went out on my sick leave, my students were finishing up their animal research reports. I was so happy with how they came out and how much my students have grown since the beginning of this year! Anyway, after they publish, we gave them this Read More...

How to Create a Flipchart

I am so excited to share this tutorial video with you all today! I often get asked how I make my flipcharts so I thought I would share a quick introduction on how I begin making my flipcharts. If you have any other requests of what you would like to see, Read More...

Favorite Fonts Linky!

Adrienne over at Unless Teaching , who was also one of my Clip Art Shop giveaway winners, is hosting a favorite font linky party! I am so excited to participate so I made a collection of my favorite fonts to share. Warning: There are a bunch! I am sure Read More...

Angle Sort Freebie

So, today was my first day back after my six week hiatus. It was a strange day because most of our third graders went on the big field trip today and I stayed behind with the students who couldn't go. It ended up being like 24 kids, which is really sad. Read More...

Charts and Graphs Clip Art

I am STILL working on this Data unit and it seems to be taking forever! I hope to have it completed soon! However, while I have been working on this unit, I have created different types of charts, graphs, and data displays to use in the unit and I thought Read More...

Clip Art and Giveaway!

Hey friends! I have been busy ALL last night and this morning creating some new clip art for Easter and Spring! And, I am also having an UH-MAZING giveaway on my clip art blog! Here is a preview of the art: Head on over to check out details on my Clip Read More...