Me? Perfect? Ha! But Find Some Perfect-for-Teachers Resources Plus Win Three Perfect Books!

I’m not what you would call perfect. No matter how hard I try, I’m always running late. I have the best intentions of eating healthy foods, but somehow chocolate sneaks into my mouth. I admit it; I may have a few faults, but this isn’t one of them: I love to find perfect resources to help teachers like you in your classrooms!


Submit a comment to the blog by 11:59 pm EDT Sunday, April 12, 2015, to tell me what you like best when you click on the resources below. One lucky teacher will win two books about being (or not being) perfect and a third book that’s perfect for K–6 classrooms. In The Perfect Percival Priggs, Percival seems to be the perfect child—until an imperfect rocket experiment leads him to discover he can be proud of whoever he is. Patience and focusing on the positive shine over perfection in Nobody’s Perfect. Then find perfect activities to wrap up every school day with a smile in Closing Circles: 50 Activities for Ending the Day in a Positive Way.  (Update: congratulations to Amy, who is the winner of our prize.)



Looking for a perfect way to squeeze art into your already jam-packed day? Check out the free resources at You’ll find more than 1,200 Common Core–aligned lesson plans that let you integrate art; a video series that covers art and creativity, critical thinking, communication, and collaboration; grant information; and plenty more! Click here.


Here’s a resource that’s perfect for your preschool or kindergarten classroom.
If you haven’t checked out yet, do it now. Why? It has more than 5,000 learning activities. It supports Common Core. It has a full online curriculum. And it’s absolutely free for schools! As one preschool teacher put it, it’s “age-appropriate technology at its best.” See it here.


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Don’t forget; submit a comment for your chance to win the books!

Looking for some chocolate,


16 thoughts on “Me? Perfect? Ha! But Find Some Perfect-for-Teachers Resources Plus Win Three Perfect Books!

  1. Love ABC Mouse. I would love to win the books. The crayola arts is awesome. U prefere crayola crayons as one of my required classroom supplies.

  2. I love the idea that Nobody’s Perfect. I had a second grader tell me lately that we are all different and great at being ourselves.

  3. I LOVE ABC Mouse. We use it for every letter! It is such a great free resource! Those books look great. So awesome for the classroom!

  4. I would love a copy of The Perfect Percival Prigg! What a fun-looking book and a great way to discuss the topic with students.

  5. I love Nobody is Perfect. So true. Everyone said that I would outgrow my love of chocolate as I grew older. Well it just never happened and I doubt that it ever will.

  6. I would love to have a copy of either book. They would make a great addition to my library and help kids with this concept.

  7. I could use Nobody’s Perfect and The Perfect Percival Priggs as a class lesson plan. As well as a good book to read.

  8. I love the idea of positive closing circles. All the books looks wonderful but Nobody’s Perfect sounds perfect for first graders.

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