Summer Reading Bingo

Summer Reading Bingo | Rachel K Tutoring Blog

This FREE Summer Reading Bingo will help keep reading going all summer long! Throughout the summer months, kids can do any of the reading activities on the Bingo board and then color them in. They can read by a flashlight, on the beach, read 3 books by the same author, read by a tree, and many more! Get five in a row for a Bingo, or try to get the full board!


• Instructions page
• Bingo board in book design in color and black & white …

End of the Year Activities

End of the Year Activities | Rachel K Tutoring Blog

May is going by so fast! Here is a fun list of end of the year activities to do with your students. Try some minute to win it games, do a countdown with balloons, write an end of the year parent letter, and more. These are great ways to keep learning fun to the very end!


1. 20 End of the Year Reflection Questions

2. Year-End Activity: Career Photo Collage

3. Fun End of the School Year Ideas

4. 8 Great Activities for the End of the Year

5. Count …

Teacher Appreciation Sale (May 5-6)

Teacher Appreciation Sale! | Rachel K Tutoring Blog

Teachers Pay Teachers is having a Teacher Appreciation Sale just for you! Teachers, you really are the best! Whether you teach in a public school, private school, homeschool, tutor, coach, volunteer, etc., you are making a difference and you are appreciated I hope you can find some fabulous resources for yourself or a friend. Parents, a great way to treat some teachers this week is getting them a gift certificate to Tpt. You can do so here!

The sale starts tomorrow (May 5th) 12:01 …

Free Handwriting Resources

Free Handwriting Resources | Rachel K Tutoring Blog

Need free handwriting resources? I have the list just for you! Handwriting is such an important developmental skill. Not all kids love handwriting practice, so hopefully some of these resources will be a little different and can be helpful. Some of the them are more hands on activities, while others are practice sheets that are ready to print out. I also included a list of free handwriting apps too! I hope you will find these resources helpful for your kids/students!


35 non-worksheet ideas for kids who hate handwriting

Educational Minecraft Activities

Educational Minecraft Activities | Rachel K Tutoring Blog

If you have a child or student who plays Minecraft, then you’re going to love these free Educational Minecraft Activities! I have a couple of students who are totally into this game. I honestly didn’t know much about it, but one day I thought I might as well try to incorporate some Minecraft activities into our sessions to get them more excited! And boy did it work So here is a list of activities I found for both language arts and math. I wanted …

National High Five Day!

National High Five Day! | Rachel K Tutoring Blog

Today is National High Five Day! This fun holiday started in 2002 at the University of Virginia. Students gave out high fives and lemonade, how fun! It is now celebrated on the 3rd Thursday of April. So today give your kids and students (and anyone really!) a high five. Tell them how fabulous they are! Here are just a few ideas for you:

1. Many schools are in a testing season now. Periodically walk by and high five your students. Let them know they can do it! …

Reading at Home – Featured on Minds in Bloom!

Reading at Home - Featured on Minds in Bloom!

I am so excited that I have had the opportunity to guest post over at Minds in Bloom! I wrote about Tips for Encouraging Reading at Home. I also included a free printable that you can download from my Tpt store, so be sure to check it out! A big thank you to Rachel Lynette for letting me guest post, she’s a rock star

Be sure to check out the rest of her blog too because it’s packed full of fabulous resources!


Spring Writing Prompts

Spring Writing Prompts | Rachel K Tutoring Blog

Need some fresh writing ideas for spring? Try these 25 spring writing prompts to get students’ creativity going! These prompts are appropriate for grades K-5, and can be tweaked depending on skill levels. Try these during writing workshop, in a writing center, in a journal, or just extra writing practice at home. I love to see what creative things kids come up with when using these prompts!


1. Describe a spring day from a butterfly’s point of view.

2. What would you do if it rained non-stop for a …

Free Easter Bookmarks

Free Easter Bookmarks | Rachel K Tutoring Blog

Need some free Easter bookmarks? I have created some just for you! There are 4 bookmarks per page that are ready to print and cut out. You can laminate them for longer durability if you want too. Each bookmark design comes in color and black & white! I can’t get over how adorable those bunnies are


• Happy Easter!
• Happy Spring!
• Hop into a good book!
• Have an “egg”-cellent time reading!

The black & white bookmarks will definitely help you save on ink. Plus kids can color them …

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 …

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