Hannah Braun is a former teacher with 8 years of experience in the classroom and a master's degree in early childhood education. She designs engaging, organized classroom resources for 1st-3rd grade teachers.

Washi tape canisters

Have you been noticing colorful spools of tape on the end caps at your craft store?  And the name on it…Washi tape?  What in the world?!? I like to think of Washi tape as the more refined version of colorful/patterned duct tape.  I decided to “Washify” a set of plain glass canisters. These canisters would…

Print Making for Kids

Today I’m linking up with 4th Grade Frolics for Monday Made It! I’m always on the look out for kids’  art projects that actually look artsy and interesting (you know, more than just crayon or marker on paper).  I found some great inspiration from Kimberly at The Learning Tree and tried a print making technique. You…

Classroom Decor

Decorating your classroom isn’t one of your most critical duties as a teacher but if I’m going to spend 40-60 hours a week in my classroom, I want it to be a colorful, attractive environment!  Here is what I’ve done with my classroom: I feel very lucky to have windows!  I know not everybody does.…

Teacher Funnies 5

Sometimes the best way to survive the challenges of teaching is to laugh! I hope you have a full-time janitor at your school but I once worked at a school where the janitor left at 2:00 pm every day…and that is the inspiration for this meme: If you’re a brand new teacher, you probably don’t…