Ice Cream Stack Number Game


Math Game for Comparing Numbers

Just listed in our store is a new printable math game - Ice Cream Stack!

Make learning to count numbers in the range 1 to 20 fun and engaging. Students will count out the scoops to match their ice cream cone. The blackline version makes a cute craft activity too!


How does it help?

Our little learners need loads of practice, confidence and genuine understanding when working with numbers. They need an abundance of opportunities to handle groups of objects. 

The manipulation of objects will allow them to develop an ability to recognize quantities by sight. This game is great as students can line up the ice creams next to one another and compare the quantities in a unique way. 


This activity will help students learn to - recognize numerals 1-20 although you can take the 'teen' numbers out if you prefer, and just work with numbers 1-10. 



Hop over to our TpT store to find this fun new printable! Thanks so much for stopping by. 


Friends of Ten Freebie

A few years ago I made a free 'friends of ten' poster to accompany one of our popular addition math centers.

Friends of Ten

These are the number pairs that combine to total ten - 9+1, 8+2, 7+3, 6+4, 5+5. Being confidently familiar with these pairs will help your learners with fluency and calculations in math.

I updated it recently to include a blackline version and would love to share it with you again. 



Have your students color the blackline version for reinforcement of the concept.


Find the free download in google drive HERE



Thanks so much for stopping by to learn more about our printables - have a great week!

Dachshund Screen Wallpaper


I am so excited to have created another batch of screen wallpapers for you today. I will release one each week here on our blog every weekend. 

Popping a new design on my computer, phone and tablet screens is a lovely fun way to become inspired and reinvigorated for the week.



This pretty little dachshund design started with a sketch and was a lot of fun to make.

We 'd love to share this new design with you so you can add some puppy cuteness to your home and classroom electronic boards, iPads, computers and phones this week.

Simply download the images from google drive from the links below. Store them on your camera roll and choose them for your screen saver and/or wallpaper!


Find the Computer Screensaver HERE
and the Phone Screensaver HERE


{These are for your personal use only and cannot be redistributed or shared}
I've also added the design, in print quality to the 'Banner and Paper' pack. This pack allows you to coordinate your home office or classroom elements with printable papers, folder covers and banner pennants.





Find more posts and goodies for your 'teacher space' HERE

Find more screen wallpapers HERE

I am off to create treasured weekend moments with my family.

Wishing you a beautiful happy week!

- Mel x

Classroom Welcome Postcard

Do you like to send a welcome postcard to your students before school starts? Maybe have one ready for their first day in the classroom?

I found this welcome postcard printable in my archives - I made it in 2013! It is bright and colorful and you can simply print, write and post them out to your students. 

Welcome postcards are a nice way to introduce yourself as the teacher and begin to establish the classroom community. 



I've included one for a single teacher classroom and also for a multiple teacher situation.

I would love to share them with you - find the file in Google Drive HERE




Have a great day - thanks so much for stopping by to learn more about our printables. 

Ice Cream Directed Drawing


A directed drawing makes a relaxing summer art project for kids! I have an ice cream version of my popular directed drawings for you to try.



The download includes drawing steps, drawing frames and writing paper to give you plenty of creative options.



Find it in google drive HERE

If you love directed drawing as much as I do, you might want to check out our range of packets on TpT. 



Thanks so much lovely friends, have a fabulous day! 

Free Ten Frame Addition Game

Cool Addition is a free math center activity in our TpT store. It encourage students to apply their knowledge of ten frame arrangements to addition. 



Children will have fun adding the numbers on two ten frame sets to develop their understanding of addition to 20.


This file features a teaching tips page, a detailed instruction sheet, 10 game cards, a worksheet and cover page. The cover page can be printed and used to help organize your game/activity tubs/pouches/packets or folders


Hop over to TpT to find it HERE

Thanks so much for stooping by to learn more about our printable teaching resources.


Love Color Screen Wallpaper


I made this fun Love Color design for my screen wallpapers and office accessories this week. 


I'd love to share this screensaver background with you. Simply download the images from google drive from the links below. Store them on your camera roll and choose them for your screen saver and/or wallpaper!



Find the Computer Screensaver HERE
and the Phone Screensaver HERE


{These are for your personal use only and cannot be redistributed or shared}
I've also added the design, in print quality to the 'Banner and Paper' pack. This pack allows you to coordinate your home office or classroom elements with printable papers, folder covers and banner pennants.





Find more posts and goodies for your 'teacher space' HERE

Find more screen wallpapers HERE

I am off to partake in some rainy-day-afternoon fun with my little ones and relish in the delight of knowing I can sleep in tomorrow due to our 3 day weekend!

Wishing you a great day too lovelies,

- Mel x

Skip Counting Number Posters


New in our store are printable skip counting numbers to display as posters. 

Skip counting will help students with multiplication,
times tables and learning number relationships. 



This display will help make your learning environment beautiful while encouraging skip counting! 



Each number is provided in two color options (colored or white big number) and a blackline version. Have your students paint or color them for extra fun and creativity!






Numbers are provided from 1 to 12 - and 12 multiples are provided for each sequence.


Pop over to TpT to find them.





Thanks so much for stopping by to learn more about our teaching printables. 

Rainbow & Sunshine Craft

Some happy news - we added a new paper craft to our growing bundle. 



Also available individually, the printable pages of this packet will help you create a bright and happy rainbow and sunshine 'craftivity'. 


These pieces can be printed on color paper, or print them on white paper and ask your students to color or paint  them. 

A printable template for an acrostic poem is included to enable an extension into a creative writing experience. 


If you own the growing bundle, pop over to your 'My Purchases' to find the new addition.



I've also created a new scrappy coloring page this week - find it in google drive HERE for your little ones to decorate.



Have a wonderful day friends!

Summer Screen Wallpaper


I made this happy summer fun design for my screen wallpapers this week. It will be great for people longing for summer and also launching into summer.

Popping a fun new design on my screens each week is a lovely fun way to become inspired and reinvigorated to work!



I 'd love to share this new design with you so you can add some sunshine to your home and classroom electronic boards, iPads, computers and phones this week.

Simply download the images from google drive from the links below. Store them on your camera roll and choose them for your screen saver and/or wallpaper!


Find the Computer Screensaver HERE
and the Phone Screensaver HERE


{These are for your personal use only and cannot be redistributed or shared}
I've also added the design, in print quality to the 'Banner and Paper' pack. This pack allows you to coordinate your home office or classroom elements with printable papers, folder covers and banner pennants.





Find more posts and goodies for your 'teacher space' HERE

Find more screen wallpapers HERE

I am off to enjoy a little Sunday afternoon movie with my family.

Wishing you a beautiful happy week!

- Mel x