Hi, I'm Melanie. I make activities and resources for classrooms and little learners. I want your students to be happy and engaged and you to be excited about teaching!

I have two beautiful children and my husband Brett helps me here in 'the pond'! Read more about us HERE

Contact us at anytime if you have a question or to let me know what you love most about From the Pond.


  • we list all our learning printables in our TpT store


I love making all sorts of creative activities for students in K-3 classrooms, but my favorites have been:


  • we send out a 'Pond Update' every other week
  • established in 2009, our newsletter brings you notice of new products for sale, ideas and exclusive freebies
  • find our more HERE

Coloring Club

  • a free club to download a print coloring pages that I design


  • If not making classroom activities, I often turn my sketches into coloring pages or screen wallpapers for you.
  • Here are some for you today!

We can't wait for you to try some of our activities. Let us know if there is anything we can help you with!