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-3 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 TeachersPayTeachers.com, 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 …

Math Resources at The Tutor House

Math Resources at The Tutor House | Rachel K Tutoring Blog



You can find all kinds of math resources (and more!) at The Tutor House, and I have such a fun opportunity to be a monthly contributor there! I found the Tutor House and its founder, Adrianne, over a year ago when I was researching to start my own tutoring business. I found tons of amazing information on her blog, and was hooked in no time. It also was fantastic to connect with her and other tutors, and I’ve learned so much from them.

Over the past …

Ultimate List of Book Lists

Ultimate List of Book Lists | Rachel K Tutoring Blog


In this Ultimate List of Book Lists, you’ll find hundreds of books organized by different categories. Yes, it’s a list of lists! I found these fabulous book lists all over Pinterest, and I wanted a giant organized list of them all. There are several different categories for you to browse: picture books, read alouds, books by level, seasonal, and many more. I really love lists, and I really love books, so this extensive list just makes me giddy! It will be something I keep coming back to when I need …

Top Fall Math Activities

Top Fall Math Activities | Rachel K Tutoring Blog

“Fall” in love with these Top Fall Math Activities! In this list you’ll find FREE ideas and activities, from pumpkins and ghosts, to turkeys and candy corn. Most of these activities provide free printables that are ready to print and go! They can be used in math centers, for review, tutoring sessions, or just for fun at home. I hope you “fall” in love with all these fun activities as I did!

Top Fall Math Activities

1. Candy Corn Counting – No Time For Flashcards

2. Gobble …

20 Fall Writing Prompts

20 Fall Writing Prompts | Rachel K Tutoring Blog

Are your students stuck with what to write about this fall? Try these 20 fall writing prompts to get them started! Use these fall prompts for writing workshop, centers, extra writing practice, or just for fun at home. These prompts are appropriate for grades K-3, and you can always tweak them depending on skill level. Have students brainstorm their ideas by drawing pictures, making lists or maps, or discussing with a partner or group. These are sure to get students’ creativity going!

Fall Writing Prompts:

1. Describe the first …

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