1st, 2nd Grade, Geography, Kindergarten, Social Studies

Geography for Kids – Guatemala

Guatemala is the fifth largest country of the North American continent. It is a mountainous country belonging to a region referred to as ‘Central America’. With almost 20 million people, Guatemala is the most populous country in Central America.

Guatemala shares both a Pacific Ocean and an Atlantic Ocean coastline and borders four countries: Mexico in the north and west, Belize in the north east, Honduras to the east and El Salvador in the southeast of the country. The longest border is shared with Mexico.

If you are studying world cultures or geography with kids in Kindergarten, 1st or 2nd grades and you want to teach them about this beautiful country and a little bit about the culture, here is a fun project from My Teaching Library!

The teaching resource will help students (K-2nd grade) learn about the culture of this Central American country while they create a 12 page mini-book!

Students will learn about the country’s location, official language, traditional clothing, national symbols, food and more! There are two pages of copy work  to practice handwriting and plenty of pictures to color while they are learning about the cultural highlights of the country.

Use alone or with My Teaching Library’s other country study minibooks!


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1st, 2nd Grade, Geography, Kindergarten

Geography for Kids – El Salvador

El Salvador is the smallest country in Central America. It is smaller than the state of Massachusetts. The country is very mountainous and bordered by the Pacific Ocean, Guatemala, and Honduras.

Known as the Land of Volcanoes, El Salvador has frequent earthquakes and volcanic activity. It is the only country in Central America that does not have a coastline on the Caribbean Sea.

If you are studying world cultures or geography with kids in Kindergarten, 1st or 2nd grades, here is a fun project from My Teaching Library!

This resources has been designed to help students K-2nd grade learn about the culture of the Central American country of El Salvador while they create a 12 page mini-book!

Students will learn about the country’s location, official language, traditional clothing, wildlife, food and more! There are two pages of copy work to practice handwriting and plenty of pictures to color while they are learning about the cultural highlights of the country.

Use alone or with My Teaching Library’s other country study minibooks!


My Teaching Library has several other related minibooks for kids to create and read. Here are some to consider as well:

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Kindergarten, March, Math, Math Skills Review

March Math for Kindergarten

March Math for Kindergarten

Here are some fun Kindergarten Math worksheets to use during the month of March to review and sharpen important skills:

  • addition
  • subtraction
  • creating patterns
  • identifying shapes
  • size comparison and more!

My Teaching Library has a large library of Kindergarten resources! Here are just a few:

To browse all resources that can be used during Kindergarten, go to: K-1st and start browsing!

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1st, 2nd Grade, Games, Crafts and More, Kindergarten, Math, Centers

Planning March Math Centers

If you teach students learning and needing to practice their basic addition and subtraction facts and are looking to have at least one themed math center for the month of March, check out this product from My Teaching Library!

Hands Off Me Gold is a FUN March Math file folder game! Your student are going to LOVE this St. Patrick’s Day themed math center with leprechauns, pots and gold coins!

Included: Gold coins with over 720 addition and subtraction problems (numbers used are from 0 – 30) Also included are blank gold coins and pots so that you can design the game even further. Can be used with PreK to 2nd grade because you choose the difficulty level.

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Students will love matching up ‘sum’ and ‘difference’ pots with the correct addition and subtraction problem coinsall with a St. Patrick’s Day theme!


Other FUN March products that you’ll love:


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1st, American History, Kindergarten, Presidents

Presidents Day Learning for Kindergarten and 1st Grade!

Wanting to add some presidential learning activities into your Kindergarten or 1st grade classroom? Here is the perfect solution!

With this resource, students will learn about George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, money (penny, quarter, $1 and $5 bills), the Washington Monument, and the Lincoln Memorial!

You’ll find activity pages appropriate for both Literacy and Math centers and there’s even a mini-book for students to create. This unit can be used at any time of the year or around the Presidents’ birthdays in February as well as Presidents Day!

Additional president related resources for early learners that you’ll love…

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1st, 2nd Grade, Kindergarten, Presidents, Critical Thinking, puzzles

Helping young students with spatial reasoning skills

Puzzles are an opportunity for young children to explore early math concepts, including shapes, sizes, and how and where one puzzle piece fits with another to make pictures or designs. This type of math involves spatial reasoning.

My Teaching Library has created 6 George Washington picture puzzles which will give students the ability to practice and grow their spatial reasoning skills. These puzzles can be used at any time during the year or to celebrate Washington’s birthday or even Presidents Day!

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1st, 2nd Grade, American History, Kindergarten, notebooking, Presidents

US Presidents Notebooking and Mini-Books | BUNDLE

US Presidents Notebooking and Mini-Books | BUNDLE

This U.S. Presidents bundled resource has been designed for early learners (Kindergarten, 1st grade and 2nd grade). Kids will begin learning U.S. History and the men who lead the country with these fun notebooking pages and mini-books!

EACH president section contains 5 student pages:

  • Coloring page
  • Color & Trace page with basic facts
  • Color & Write page for students to complete the name of the president, his birthday and 2 facts about him
  • Color & Write page for students to create a short report
  • Mini-Book for students to complete about the president

Bundled in this resource:

Additional resources on the U.S. Presidents that you’ll love for older students:

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1st, Games, Crafts and More, Kindergarten, PreK, Uncategorized, Valentine's Day

Day 12: 14 Days of Valentine’s Day Themed Teaching Resources

This valentine themed resource has 5 different sets of memory / concentration card games and can be used for K4, Kindergarten and 1st grade.

  • Set 1: Match the pictures (Pictures only)
  • Set 2: Images that must be matched based on the number of items on each card
  • Set 3: Match a number card with a card that shows that many items on it
  • Set 4: Match the heart to the correct color card
  • Set 5: Match the words (Words only)

Use to reinforce matching skills, counting and number recognition skills, color naming, and reading theme related words. Use again and again. Laminate before cutting out to make these sets last for years!

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February, Kindergarten, Math, PreK, Valentine's Day

Day 11: 14 Days of Valentine’s Day Themed Teaching Resources

Young learners will practice and reinforce their knowledge of important math skills with this fun Valentine themed resource! Includes 29 pages of skill work and can be used throughout the entire month of February.

Skills include:

  • Recognition of numbers and number words
  • Counting
  • Simple addition and subtraction
  • Finding the missing number
  • Comparing numbers (biggest / smallest)
  • Finding differences
  • Creating similarity
  • Color by Number
  • Tracing
  • Coloring
  • Cutting
  • Matching

I’ve even included 2 easy to solve, heart shaped maze puzzles!

Here are additional PreK-Kindergarten resources you’ll love:

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1st, Kindergarten, PreK

Day 10: 14 Days of Valentine’s Day Themed Teaching Resources

These worksheets will help students learn colors and color words (red, orange, yellow, green, blue and purple) and shapes and shape names (circle, oval, square, triangle, diamond and rectangle) while practicing fine motors skills through tracing and coloring. (Includes 22 worksheets)

Because this resource is about color, all but 4 pages will use colored ink to print. If you’d like to save on the cost of printing, print once and laminate. Students can then use wipe off markers to complete!

Because the above resource is about color, all but 4 pages will use colored ink to print. If you’d like to save on the cost of printing, print once and laminate. Students can then use wipe off markers to complete!

Other early learning resources you’ll love:

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