Free Christmas Bookmarks

Free Christmas Bookmarks | Rachel K Tutoring Blog

Students can read in style this holiday season with these free Christmas bookmarks! I have always loved bookmarks since I was a bit of a book nerd (and still am ha!). These were just so much fun to make

There are four bookmarks per page that are ready to print and cut out. I would suggest laminating them for durability. They’re great as gifts for book lovers!

There are five Christmas designs included, both in color and black & white:

• Merry Christmas!
• Happy …

Free Book Template Printables

Free Book Template Printables | Rachel K Tutoring Blog

These free book template printables are ready to print and go! I created these to use with a student of mine and wanted something really simple. Don’t get me wrong, I love all things cutesy, but sometimes I go more for the plain look. These pages are simple and can be used for any creative stories your students/children write. Use all the pages to make a book, or just the lined writing pages for whatever you need. I absolutely love reading kids’ stories and …

25 Winter Writing Prompts

25 Winter Writing Prompts | Rachel K Tutoring Blog

Try these 25 winter writing prompts to get students’ creativity going this winter! These writing prompts are for grades K-5, and can always be tweaked depending on skill levels. You can use these in writing centers, for writing journals, or just practice at home. Students can brainstorm their ideas first by drawing pictures or making idea maps/charts. Have students share their winter writing when they’re done of course! That’s always my favorite part

Winter Writing Prompts

1. Describe a snowy day from a snowflake’s point of view.

2. …

Super Cyber Savings!

Super Cyber Savings! | Rachel K Tutoring Blog


I hope everyone had a fabulous Thanksgiving weekend! I have been away from my blog and social media enjoying time with family and tons of delicious food. Cyber Monday is tomorrow, and of course that means huge savings just about everywhere online! What I love about Cyber Monday is you can do all of your shopping right from the comfort of your home. So bring on those pjs, cozy socks, and warm drinks (yes it’s cold in Michigan!), and start your Christmas shopping or even treat …

25 Activities To Inspire Gratitude

25 Activities To Inspire Gratitude | Rachel K Tutoring Blog

Try these 25 activities to inspire gratitude at home or in the classroom! These activities focus on being thankful in fun and creative ways. They really get kids thinking of what it means to be thankful, and give different ways to show it. I would suggest using these activities for grades K-5, and you can always tweak them to fit the needs of your students/children. Many of them come with ready to print FREE printables too – so handy!


1. Thankful Things Writing Activity from Sunny Days in …

Top Turkey Crafts & Activities

Top Turkey Crafts & Activities | Rachel K Tutoring Blog


In this list of Top Turkey Crafts & Activities, you’ll find 30+ fun crafts and activities that are perfect for November! These are FREE and super creative! Most of these activities are great for Pre-K to 3rd grade levels, and a few are for 4-6th grade levels. Many of them can be customized to suit the needs of your students. Try these out in the classroom or at home for some great turkey fun!

Turkey Crafts

Book Page Turkeys from Housing a Forest

Bubble Wrap Printed Turkey Craft for Kids

20 Thanksgiving Writing Prompts

20 Thanksgiving Writing Prompts | Rachel K Tutoring Blog

Use these 20 Thanksgiving writing prompts all November long! These prompts will get kids thinking about being thankful, the first Thanksgiving, and family traditions. There are a few silly prompts thrown in there as well. Grades K-5 can use these prompts, and they can always be tweaked for various skill levels. Try using one prompt a day leading up to Thanksgiving!

Thanksgiving Writing Prompts:

1. What is the best thing about Thanksgiving?

2. Make a list of 20 things you are thankful for.

3. Describe Thanksgiving with your five senses.

4. What …

Tsū – Social Media In A New Way

Tsu - Social Media In A New Way | Rachel K Tutoring Blog


Tsū is social media in a new way – have you heard of it? I found out about it through some of my teacher friends at, and it definitely piqued my interest. I know I don’t really blog about social media things, but this is something I am getting more and more excited about, so just thought I would share. Keep reading to find out more!


What Is Tsū?

Tsū, pronounced “sue”, is a free social media site that gives the revenue from ads back to you and the people who …

Free Sight Word Apps

Free Sight Word Apps | Rachel K Tutoring Blog

These FREE sight word apps will definitely help early readers in an interactive way! Students can practice their sight words on the go, at home, or in the classroom. These apps also provide great review and practice for older readers who struggle with memorizing sight words. Try a few of these out to see what apps best suit your child/student.

Some of these apps have ads, and usually you can purchase the full version for ad-free. I have noted which apps have ads and which don’t for your convenience. I …

Fall Books

Fall Books | Rachel K Tutoring Blog

“Fall” in love with these fall books – over 40 to choose from! Kids can get cozy at home or in the classroom with these fall favorites. They are organized into these fall categories: Leaves, Pumpkins, Apples, Halloween, and Thanksgiving. These books are mostly for K-5, depending on skill levels, and many make great read-alouds! Click on the images and the links will take you to Amazon so you can get a good look and description of each book. Some of these …

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