Spring Cleaning My Blog

Spring Cleaning My Blog | Rachel K Tutoring Blog

Spring is here and I felt it was time to do some spring cleaning to my blog and logo! I like to keep things simple and clean, but everything definitely needed a change. I wanted to design a softer look, yet still keep some of the same design elements. So you’ll still see my teal circle and the same color palette, but now with gray. I really love how gray and teal look together! I also updated my main picture since I have a much better camera to …

Free Flashcard Apps

Free Flashcard Apps | Rachel K Tutoring Blog

These FREE flashcard apps provide kids with an interactive (and more fun) way to study! Flashcards can be such a great tool, but sometimes it’s tedious to write everything out on note cards and keep them organized. With these apps, you can quickly type in your information and get to studying in no time. You can create multiple decks of cards for different subjects too.

For younger students I suggest you fill out the note cards yourself, and then hand the app over for studying. Older students could definitely …

St. Patrick’s Day Bookmarks

Free St. Patrick's Day Bookmarks | Rachel K Tutoring Blog

It’s your lucky day! Here are some FREE St. Patrick’s Day bookmarks that I created! Students will be reading in style with these colorful and black & white bookmarks. There are four bookmarks per page that are ready to print and cut out. (You can always laminate them for longer durability.)


• Happy St. Patrick’s Day!
• Have a LUCKY day!
• A good book is like a pot of gold!
• You’re my lucky charm! Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

These are not your ordinary colorful bookmarks… if you look …

Celebrate Dr. Seuss

Celebrate Dr. Seuss | Rachel K Tutoring Blog

Celebrate the birthday of Dr. Seuss today by going to Seussville! This site is packed full of fun interactive games, activities, and videos. Kids can learn more about the characters, Dr. Seuss himself, and create their very own “who” character! There are so many things to explore, and this would be a great activity after reading a favorite Dr. Seuss book.

Parents – there is a parent section just for you with activities, crafts, recipes, and more. So many fun things!

Teachers – you’ll find free printables and activities, …

Teachers Are Heroes Sale!

Teachers Are Heroes Sale! | Rachel K Tutoring Blog


TeachersPayTeachers is hosting a Teachers Are Heroes Sale tomorrow, February 25th! Use the promo code HEROES and save 28% in my store. I have all kinds of K-5 reading, writing, and math resources! (Also, there is a BONUS sale day on Thursday – so you can keep on saving for an extra day!)

Also, here’s a secret just for you… all of my bundles are already about 20% off (I usually round to make an even number). So this means you will be saving an additional …

Text Message Generator

Text Message Generator | Rachel K Tutoring Blog

Have you ever thought of using a text message generator as an educational tool? Give it a try with iFakeText.com in the classroom or at home! It’s an iPhone text message screenshot generator that looks like the real thing. This tool is free and easy to set up. You decide who is talking and what the texts say. It’s such a great way to catch students’ attention! Plus they may think you’re all hip and trendy… but no guarantees, sorry

I have outlined in the steps below how to set …

Free Online Read-Alouds

Free Online Read-Alouds | Rachel K Tutoring Blog

If you are looking for free online read-aloud websites, I have just the list for you! All of these sites are free and provide kids with the opportunity to hear stories being read aloud. It is so very important for kids to be able to listen to great fluency to help build their own fluency. These read-aloud sites can be a great addition to your reading time at home or in school!

1. Storyline Online – this is one of my favorites! Click on a book and a well-known …

Best Winter Books

Best Winter Books | Rachel K Tutoring Blog

These best winter books for kids are “snow” much fun! Kids can get cozy at home or in the classroom with these fun winter favorites. These books are mostly for grades K-3 depending on skill levels. Many of these would make great read-alouds too! I also included a list of winter chapter books that are great for grades 3-5. Click on the images below and the links will take you to Amazon so you can get a good look and description of each book (if you …

Free Valentine Printables

Free Valentine Printables | Rachel K Tutoring Blog

Here are some FREE Valentine Printables just for you! These cute bookmarks and color by number printables are perfect for Valentine’s Day. I have always loved this holiday, and making these printables was just so much fun

You can download them for free from my Tpt store (see links below).

Free Valentine Bookmarks – There are 4 bookmarks per page that are ready to print and cut out. I would suggest laminating them for longer durability. These would be great as gifts!


• Happy Valentine’s Day!
• Have a …

Martin Luther King Jr. Quotes

Martin Luther King Jr. Quotes | Rachel K Tutoring Blog

Happy Martin Luther King Jr. Day! To commemorate today, I would like to share some of my favorite MLK quotes with you. I just feel these are so packed with wisdom! They are great reminders to carry around with us everyday at work or at home. What is your favorite quote?


“Only in the darkness can you see the stars.”

“Intelligence plus character-that is the goal of true education.”

“The time is always right to do the right thing.”

“Faith is …

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