The Kissing Hand Craft

I love to read The Kissing Hand during the first week of school. It is such a heart-warming story and my students always love it! After reading the story, we make our own kissing hands to hang in the classroom. Students trace their hands on a piece of paper and cut out a heart. Finally, … Continue reading The Kissing Hand Craft


Kindness in the Classroom

As I sit here tonight and write my first post for my new blog, I can't help but reflect on how my perspective on life has changed over the last five years. When I left the University of Wisconsin (Go Badgers!), I was prepared to teach "reading, writing, and arithmetic." I had no idea how … Continue reading Kindness in the Classroom