One of the cookies my mom always made at Christmas time were peanut blossoms: peanut butter cookies with a chocolate kiss on top. I cooked often with my mom, and kept that tradition going with my kids, especially during the holidays. Cooking with kids offers so many benefits for everyone involved. In addition to teaching … Continue reading Cooking With Kids – Peanut Blossoms
Crossword puzzles with the first letter missing are a fun way for kids to practice first letter sounds. Kids can learn about how to match the clues to the location in the puzzle, identify the picture, and then identify the first letter sound to write into the empty box. You can buy a PDF of … Continue reading 44 Crossword Puzzles With First Letter Missing: Fun Letter Sound Practice
Secret Message Puzzles (or Cryptograms) are great for teaching problem solving that helps in math, science, and computer programming. And they’re super fun, too! These 30 puzzles all have plenty of hints to get new puzzlers started on this fun word game. They'll also be practicing letter recognition and early reading skills. Learn more about how … Continue reading 30 Secret Message Puzzles & Riddles
Secret Message Puzzles (or Cryptograms) are great for teaching problem solving that helps in math, science, and computer programming. And they’re super fun, too! These 30 puzzles are all at the beginner level to help young kids learn the rudimentary skill of using a code. They'll also be practicing letter recognition and early reading skills. … Continue reading 30 Beginner Secret Message Puzzles & Riddles
Animal Bingo is fun for young kids and great letter recognition and spelling practice. It's also great vocabulary practice for ESL students. There are 2 ways you can get Animal Bingo: You can purchase the PDF on Teachers Pay Teachers. The package includes 30 pre-made Animal Bingo Boards, plus calling cards available in both small … Continue reading 30 Animal BINGO Boards & 97 Animal Calling Cards (PDF)
March is National Reading month, and The Trip Clip® has some free, printable tools you can use to help keep your kids reading all month long! Reading Bingo is a silly way to keep it interesting. Challenge your kids to black out the whole board in one month, or print a new one each week … Continue reading National Reading Month
There are learning opportunities even in mundane tasks like going to the grocery store. Click through to find suggestions for how to use the grocery trip as a teaching opportunity, as well as free printables to keep it fun!
Keep your kids reading this summer with creative reading challenges. Have your kids get 5 in a row in a week to make a bingo. You can print this bingo board for free. If it works, use The Trip Clip website to print a new bingo board each week!
Tips and free printables to keep your kids reading this summer! 1. Stock your Shelves The right book can turn a reluctant reader into a voracious one. The trick is to keep putting books in front of them until something clicks. Try these steps and keep a shelf they have easy access to stocked with … Continue reading Summer Reading Ideas
This is a super fun way to encourage your kids to read this summer! Challenge your child to get a BINGO in any direction, or even wipe out the whole board! You can also easily edit this board with your own challenges. If you come up with good ones, share them with me at email@example.com … Continue reading Week 22 Free Printable: Reading Bingo