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Rachel O Donnell

I was born in Ireland and grew up in South Africa. I have had a wondefully rich life in terms of experiences, travelling and learning about different cultures. I currently live in Dubai, UAE. My best travel spots so far have been Peru, Prague and Jordan! All of them are must see's! I create engaging and creative resources for early years and primary students.

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I was born in Ireland and grew up in South Africa. I have had a wondefully rich life in terms of experiences, travelling and learning about different cultures. I currently live in Dubai, UAE. My best travel spots so far have been Peru, Prague and Jordan! All of them are must see's! I create engaging and creative resources for early years and primary students.
Write and Wipe CVC words

Write and Wipe CVC words

This Write and Wipe CVC product is great for reinforcing letter sounds introduced as well as initial, final, medial and blending skills. There are 5 different ways you can use this product and it can be differentiated. Option 1: Tracing of the word to match picture Option 2: Filling in the missing vowel sound Option 3: Beginning sounds Option 4: Ending sounds Option 5: Writing the whole word independently.
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Classroom Management Hand Signals Customisable

Classroom Management Hand Signals Customisable

This 210 page pack includes many combinations to suit your individual style and classroom needs. The following hand signals are included with 8 in each set to create a large variety for you to customize. **Pencil **Tissue **Water **Drink **Bathroom **Leave Seat **I need help **Question **Comment **I'm done **Finished ** Got It ** Yes ** Quiet There are 3 sets- a blue set, a green set as well as a chalk set. There are 14 posters to use in the classroom as anchor charts for your kids :)
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Oi Oy Phonics Diphthong

Oi Oy Phonics Diphthong

This 75 page resource includes the following: *Oi Oy Flash Cards *Oi Oy read, write the room *Spoiled Cowboy and Cowgirl story (UK and US version) *Oi Oy word sort *Yeehaa Crossword *Worksheets *Oi Oy Cowboy and Cowgirl color by word *Bingo *Howdy Partner Game *Giddy Up Partner Game *Roll, color read *Differentiated ABC Word Order *Round Up *Wordittion *Word Search *Word Sort *Oy Oi Poster *I have Who has *Memory Game
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Aw Au diphthong

Aw Au diphthong

This 47 page Bumper Pack includes the following: *Flash Cards *Aw/au word search *Aw/Au crossword *Au/aw Astronaut Color by Word (Boy and Girl) *ABC Order Aw/Au Bump! *Read/Write the room *Word Sort Worksheet *I have who has *Picture word match *Aw/au scrabble "Worddition" *Au/aw sort and odd balls *Aw/au bump *Aw/au bingo *Roll and Read *Board game *Worksheets *History of Space Travel Comprehension
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Fact or Opinion

Fact or Opinion

This 40 page Fact or Opinion Pack Includes: Differentiated Activities QR Scanner Activity Anchor Charts Worksheets Differentiated Sorting Activity Board Games Non Fiction Book Activity Worksheets Differentiated Comprehensions
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All About Ants Life Cycle and More

All About Ants Life Cycle and More

This 128 page Science Unit includes all your kids need to learn about ANTS Included in this pack are the following: Posters: •Insects •Entomologist •Ants •Location •Habitat •Anatomy •Diagram •Life Cycle •Diet •Predators •Metamorphosis •Queen Ant •Worker Ant •Male Drone Ant •Leaf Cutter Ant •Carpenter Ant •Fire Ant •Odorous House Ants •Aphids Ant headers in color and BW Word Wall Did You Know? Ant Facts Worksheet and Graphic organizers: ◈Comprehensions ◈Label an ant ◈Label a Queen Ant ◈KWL Charts ◈All About Ants ◈ Ants Can Have Are Eat Live ◈ Ant Life Cycle ◈ Ant Facts ◈Ant Acrostic Poem ◈ABC Order ◈If I were an ant ◈Graphic Organizers ◈True or False ◈Venn Diagrams ◈Fill in the Blanks ◈Investigation Ants ◈Ant Graphing ◈Ant Maze ★Puzzles ★Crowns
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All About Bees

All About Bees

This 128 page Science Unit includes all your kids need to learn about bees! Included in this pack are the following: Posters: •Entomologist •Bees •Where do bees live •Anatomy •Diagram •Life Cycle of a honey bee •Beehives •Diet •In the beehive •Queen Bee •Worker Bee •Drone Bee •Bee Jobs •Bee Keepers •Bees and Humans •Pollination •Communication •Bee Wax •Honey Word Wall Did You Know? Bee Facts Worker Bee Timeline - Day 1 - Day 45 Worksheet and Graphic organizers: ◈Comprehensions ◈Label a Bee ◈KWL Charts ◈All About Bees ◈Bees Can Have Are ◈Bee Life Cycle ◈Bee Facts ◈Word Search ◈Acrostic Poem ◈A Bee C Order ◈Syllable Sort ◈Noun, Adjectives and Verbs ◈Describing a Picture ◈If I was a Bee ◈Fact or Opinion ◈Venn Diagrams ◈Fill in the Blanks ◈Investigation Activities ★Puzzles ★Syllable Sort ★Noun, Adjectives and Verb sort
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Singular Plural Nouns

Singular Plural Nouns

Singular and Plural nouns includes 20 pages of *Anchor Charts with rules *ABC order singular nouns *Singular and Plural Noun Worksheets *Singular and Plural Sort *I have, Who has Singular and Plural Nouns
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Math Center Skip Counting Freebie

Math Center Skip Counting Freebie

On My Own Center- This skip counting math center is designed for independent 'On My Own' practice. It is differentiated to meet your students needs. It includes skip counting forwards and backwards by 2's, 3's, 4's, 5's and 10's
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Subject Verb Agreement Task Cards Differentiated

Subject Verb Agreement Task Cards Differentiated

These 80 Task Cards are a great way to introduce or reinforce Subject Verbs Agreement for your kiddo's. They are differentiated to include 2 levels so that you can challenge, support or meet your learners needs. Task Card Set 1: Choose the correct verb to match the sentence (picture based) Level 1 Task Card Set 2: Choose the sentence written with the correct verb tense (multiple choice) Level 2 Task Cards Set 3: Choose the correct verb tense in the sentence. Level 1 Task Card Set 4: Choose the correct verb tenses in the sentences. Level 2 There are 4 options of worksheets : 1 - 20, 1- 10 and landscaped square boxed style. There are many ways to use the task cards. They could be used as oral prompts with small groups or whole class and have student discussions. They could be used individually in a notebook or on the answering sheets provided, they could be used in paired or partner work or as a game board. There is a game board included in the download. You could use them orally with small groups and have students ask each other questions. An answer key is included.
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Number Bonds to 10

Number Bonds to 10

On My Own Center- This math centrer is designed for independent 'On My Own' practice to develop number facts bonds to 10. In this pack you will receive three versions (Color and BW) for making ten as well as two recap worksheets for pre assessment or to be used as a worksheet for extra practice. The pairs come in a bee, frog and bear theme.
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Pirate Math FS2

Pirate Math FS2

Arrrghhh you learning all about pirates or do you want to liven up your math centers? With over 100 pages and 17 centers, these math centers cover a range of skills and standards. Included in the pack are the following FS2 pirate math centers: Here Be Treasure (Number Words) Ahoy Matey (20 Grid) Pirates Life (Missing Numbers) Walk the Blank (Size Comparisons) Map the Shapes (Shape) X Marks the Spot (Counting) Pirate Treasure (Counting) Scallywag (Differences) Treasure Map (Addition) Cast Away (+ and -) Pirates Loot (Odd and Even) Aargh (Addition) Argh! We be Counting (Counting) Hats, Maps and Tools (Data Handling) Yo ho ho (+ and -) Measure the Jolly Rodger (Measurement) A Pirates Time for Me (Time)
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Ph Digraph Phonics

Ph Digraph Phonics

This 72 page Phonics Bumper Pack includes: * Anchor charts * Flashcards * Original "The Famous Elephant" story (differentiated) * Read/Write the Room * Syllable Match * Picture and Word memory match * Dolphin Bump * Ph Digraph worksheets * Create your own individual student Ph book * Ph crossword * Ph, F, P word spelling sort * Sophie the Elephant comprehension * I have who has * Elephant Trail Game * Photo Famous partner game * Roll, color, read * Rhyme Time picture cards and worksheet * ABC order (differentiated) * Word Sort * Word Addition
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Nouns Bumper Pack

Nouns Bumper Pack

This NOUN bumper pack includes: Literacy Centres Noun picture and word sort Noun literacy center sort Noun detective school hunt Noun Tic Tac Toe Apple Tree Nouns School house nouns Noun boardgame Noun Magazine Hunt Noun reading passage Common and proper noun sort Common and proper noun worksheet Collective noun game Collective noun worksheet
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Temperature Celsius

Temperature Celsius

This resource is a great hands on way to teach Temperature in Celsius to 10 and 2 degrees Celsius. Included in this 70 page pack are the following resources: * Poster labelled * Season Temperature Match Up * Reading a thermometer by 10 C (Task Cards) * Thermometer Puzzle by 10 C * Reading a thermometer by 2 C (Task Cards) * Thermometer Puzzle by 2 C * Worksheets and Flip Books * Clip Card to 10 C * Clip Cards to 2 C * Exit Slips to 10 C * Exit Slips to 2 C Please look at the preview for a closer look. These temperature activities are incredibly versatile and can be used in the following way: Whole Class, Small Groups, Paired, Math Stations and Centers.
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Function Machines - What is the rule?

Function Machines - What is the rule?

Function machines are a great tool to help your kiddo's build their problem solving and algebraic skills by focusing on input and output and what is my rule activities. Included in this 140 page resource are the following: 8 x Student Reminder Cards for your kids to stick in their books to help them remember how to use a function machine. 16 x small group instruction mats OR independent math centers Create your own editable worksheets to suit your needs 50 Function Machine worksheets that focus on the following: -Addition Machines -Subtraction Machines -Mixed Machines -What is my rule addition -What is my rule subtraction -What is my rule mixed Challenge sheets 12 x exit slips **Answer Key Included**
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Graph Data Task Cards

Graph Data Task Cards

Engage your kiddos with these Data Handling Graph Task Cards. These are a great way to reinforce or challenge your kids with interpreting data on graphs. The following task cards are included with answer keys :) Level 1 - 20 Task Cards with increments of 1,2,5 Level 2 - 20 Task Cards with increments of 2,5,10,25 Level 3 - 20 Task Cards with increments of 2,4,5,10,25, 50 and 100 Graph Types Include: Bar Graph (Vertical and Horizontal) Line Plot Tally Chart Pictographs Pie Chart
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Reading Fluency Squares Summer

Reading Fluency Squares Summer

Fluency Squares are a great tool to help struggling readers improve their confidence. These Fluency squares have a SUMMER theme perfect for seasonal centers. This is great for an independent literacy center, home reinforcement or extension. There are 40 colored and 40 Black and white fluency square cards included in this resource. For easy printing options, it includes 4 fluency squares on each page in black and white and in color for easy printing and laminating :)
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Short A CVC Center

Short A CVC Center

This Short A resource pack is great to reinforce CVC spelling patterns for your kiddos. It can be used in many ways and for many independent or paired centers. Read: Read the Short A CVC words Match: Match the picture to the CVC word Rhyme: Find 2 rhyming words with the CVC A sound Clip: Choose the picture and clip the word onto the matching picture with a peg Write: Look at the picture and write the CVC A word You could use this resource in the following way: *Word Work *Reading Groups *Intervention *Pocket Chart *Literacy Center (Paired/Individual) *Extra home reading/resource *Extension depending on your students levels
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