How is it almost December?

Seriously! How is it almost December? This school year is just flying by. My little man turned one this past weekend, and I swear it was just yesterday that he was born. We had a monster themed birthday party. Even though his smash cake was adorable, he was NOT a fan. It was such a fun day celebrating our little guy. So, now we are out of school for the week for Thanksgiving Break. When we go back, it will basically be December. I'm excited to continue using my Guided Reading packet. I love the ease of these packets. I


‘Rauhnaechte’: these are the twelve cold, dark nights which, across Northern Europe, are steeped in myths, legends, and spirituality. In these nights, images of oppressive, bare forests collide with the Christmas message of hope. An old German/Austrian tradition in the darkest time of the year.

Make a Kid-Friendly Egg Carton Kinara

Even your first grader can get involved in the lighting of the Kwanzaa Kinara with this clever flameless Kinara project!

עציץ לט"ו בשבט

עציץ לט"ו בשבט Tu B'Shvat craft

Dreidel Patterns

I started off a pattern and they had to complete it with different colored dreidels. Pattern template from