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Misc Lesson- The Case of the Back to School Scavenger Hunt

by Casey Herling

PreK-3rd Grade


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The Case of the Back to School Scavenger Hunt is a great activity to introduce students to your classroom. A fun and engaging story line leads them into the world of Chilly Detective Agency, where they will help Detective Penguin Sleuth solve a mystery! Each clue gives them a new piece of information they will need to solve the case. Have fun watching your students solve a mystery while they learn all about their new classroom!

Children will:
-Learn to improve their auditory memory and follow simple directions
-Put pieces of information together to form a conclusion
-Strengthen and refine gross motor skills
**all while learning how to find important areas/items in your classroom!

Give your students the opportunity to join Detective Penguin Sleuth and help him solve this confounding mystery!

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FREE LANGUAGE ARTS LESSON – “Spring Homework Freebie!!”

by Casey Herling

PreK-1st Grade


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Spring homework FREEBIE!! Two spring-themed homework pages (answer sheets included). If you like these resources, please check out the whole Spring Homework Packet here!

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“Caterpillar Addition” Mathematics/Writing
We learn to add groups together to find a total, write numerals, and write purposeful marks and letters.

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“Little Lovelies”
Reading/ELA/Fine Motor
We learn to match sounds in words to printed letters (phonics), and strengthen and refine our small muscle skills.

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