Run, Run as Fast as You Can!

Today’s December topic is the Gingerbread Man. You know, that brave cookie that thinks he can outrun anyone or anything! Well, he’s outrun me and for now I’m fine with that because I have something even better to offer you. Check out the links below—all follow-ups to that sneaky cookie’s tale! • a cut-and-glue sequencing…

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Do You Have a Decibella (or Decibello)?

What’s a decibella? Actually it’s a who and there’s a fifty-fifty chance you have a real one in your classroom. Decibella is a spunky, spirited book character who loves using her loud voice at all times. Her real name is Isabella, but everyone calls her Decibella because she is just soooooo LOUD. She simply doesn’t…

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Life-Cycle Booklet Bonanza!

What do a butterfly, a goose, a frog, and a chicken all have in common? Each one starts out as an egg! You knew that, didn’t you? Well perhaps this is more newsworthy—did you know you can get your hands on a life-cycle booklet activity for each of these critters at TheMailbox.com? It’s true! In fact,…

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Balloons and Broadway

At some point during Thanksgiving Day morning, you’ll find me sacked out in my favorite chair taking in the sights and sounds of the annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. One day, I’m hoping to watch the parade from a New York City rooftop and be nose to nose with those totally awesome and humongous caricature…

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