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 …

New to Instagram

New to Instagram | Rachel K Tutoring Blog

Are you new to Instagram? I sure am! I finally decided to make an Instagram account. I know I’m pretty late in the game, but better late than never right? My account is pretty bare right now as I’m trying to figure out what to post, so please be patient with me I’m hoping to post little tidbits about tutoring, what resources I’m working on for TPT, and just little things about myself too. I would love to connect with you on there, so …

Top 10 Popular Posts

Top 10 Popular Posts | Rachel K Tutoring Blog

To celebrate the end of 2014 and new beginnings, I wanted to share my top 10 popular posts! I can’t believe I have been blogging for almost a year now. It has definitely been a whirlwind and I have learned so much.

This year was packed with a lot of new things for me:

  • Started blogging for The Tutor House!
  • Created K-5 resources to sell in my Tpt store – a bit time consuming, but it’s so much fun
  • Worked on marketing and growing my tutoring business – something …

Christmas Books For Kids

Christmas Books For Kids | Rachel K Tutoring Blog

‘Tis the season to read these Christmas Books for Kids! From older classics to newer publications, I hope you find a cozy Christmas book to curl up to this holiday season! These books are great for all ages of kids, as you can always read to younger readers. Click on the images of these books and the links will take you to Amazon so you can get a good look at them. (These are not affiliate links, but if you are using an ad-blocker you may need to …

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 …

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