Category Archives: Winter

FREE Christmas Writing Activity

FREE Christmas Writing Activity

Get out the dice this holiday season with this FREE Christmas Writing Activity! Students roll a die three times and use the pictures to write a silly sentence. After writing six sentences they can read it all together for a silly Christmas story! Another option is to do the activity with phrases that are provided. These activity pages are available in color and black & white for whatever your printing needs are. Primary dotted lines are also available for early writers.

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Martin Luther King Jr. Activities

Martin Luther King Jr. Activities | Rachel K Tutoring Blog

Celebrate the life of Martin Luther King Jr. with these fun activities for kids! Watch a video, write about MLK, create a mini-book, make a peace wreath, and so much more. The best part is all of these activities are free (besides supplies for crafts). Hope you enjoy these activities!



Martin Luther King Jr. Poster Activity

Close Reading

MLK Foldable Pack

Create a Mini-Book

Martin Luther King Jr. Time Lines

I Have A Dream Writing Paper

Martin Luther King, Jr. Flip Book Freebie

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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’s Day 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 for your students/kids!


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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 …

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 …

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.

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