Fall Classroom Resources

Don’t you just love all the colors, tastes, smells, and holidays that fall brings?  The fall season offers so many wonderful thematic opportunities for learning in the classroom! I believe it motivates and delights our little learners when we provide resources across all the curricular areas that relate to what they see in their world around them!  Here are a…

How to Use Color by Number Worksheets and NOT Feel Guilty

I don’t know about you, but sometimes I feel guilty when adults walk into my classroom and my students are quietly coloring their color by number worksheets.  Have you ever felt that way – or wondered if all this coloring was actually a sound learning activity?  Are they actually learning or are they just engaged in quiet busy work?  Let…

Paragraph Writing Resources for Every Month

You know how frustrating it is when your students are not growing in their writing skills. I have been there too!! That’s why I created these paragraph writing resources for teachers. Learning the steps to the writing process will enable your students to write well developed paragraphs and grow in their confidence in sharing their thoughts and feelings in writing.  Read more…

Addition & Subtraction Games

  Your students will love practicing their math facts with these fun games! These games are perfect for: math centers whole group partner practice guided math homework Your students will be engaged, have fun and increase their math fact fluency!  They will ASK to play these games, and you will not have any papers to grade!!! Now that’s a WIN-WIN!…

Keys to Developing a Growth Mindset in Math

What is the Growth Mindset? Growth Mindset is a concept developed by Stanford University psychologist, Carol Dweck, from decades of research on achievement and success in children and adults. In a nutshell, growth mindset is the belief (based on years of research) that we are not born with a limited capacity to learn.  But with hard work and perseverance, we…


My name is Peggy Means. I am a child of God and a retired elementary teacher. I loved teaching and creating engaging resources for my students. Now, I love sharing my resources and ideas with busy teachers around the world.

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