Eric Carle Activities

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I just stumbled upon these great, FREE Eric Carle activities! They’re perfect for centers or author studies! They’re available through Gymboree for their new Eric Carle Collection, which is very cute by the way! And they have adult sized PJs which may be in my future…

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Happy Back to School!

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I hope everyone is having a smooth start to their school years! The end of summer was a whirlwind for me – I traveled a bit, took a week-long Responsive Classroom course, was a bridesmaid in a fellow librarian’s wedding, and got my library ready to go. I thought I’d get back in the swing of things by sharing a fun back-to-school ice breaker I’ve done with my older kiddos: Find a Reader. This is a take on a game I have played during professional development days where you find people who fit various descriptors…has a pet, worked this summer, traveled out of the country, speaks another language, etc. This is a really fun way to get the kids up … Continued

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