Thank you for all of your comments, suggestions, and encouragement to this busy mom of five... May you be blessed each day as you work with the children God has placed in your lives, whether at home or in your classrooms.

September 2019

August 2019

January 2019

November 2018

June 2018

  • Books, Books, Books! - Best Loved Chapter Books as recommended by the Hubbard kids (second grade through middle school)

March 2018

February 2018

December 2017

November 2017

June 2017

May 2017

April 2017

March 2017

February 2017

January 2017

December 2016

November 2016

October 2016

August 2016

  • Added a new Bible Reading page - includes simple ways to encourage children to be in God's Word

July 2016

May 2016

  1. Psalm 19 - an easy devotional designed for older students or moms to focus on how God shows Himself through His creation and His Word

  2. Exodus 20 - memorizing and meditating on the Ten Commandments

April 2016

  • Vowel Team Word Work - Literacy pack of printables for studying long vowel word patterns (ai, ay, ea, ee, ie, igh, y (as i), oa, ow, ew, ue, ui) (for purchase)

March 2016

February 2016

  • New Bible Truths page! Foundational Truths and activities from 5 Biblical Accounts : Creation, Adam & Eve and the First Sin, Noah, Jesus' Birth, Jesus' Death and Resurrection (Ideas for ages 2 1/2 - Kindergarten, printables, and Scripture booklets in black and white and color!)

January 2016

December 2015

November 2015

October 2015

  • New Bird and Insect Resources on the Science Page!
    -My Nature Notebook: Birds, Bats, and Bugs
    -Birds Emergent Reader Packet
    -What Makes It An Insect? Emergent Reader Packet

June 2015

  • Animals in My World
    (a free learning notebook to correspond with your study of land animals)

  • The Pledge of Allegiance
    (free printables to correspond with the Pledge of Allegiance - over at our Joyful Heart Learning Shop)

March 2015

January 2015

November 2014

October 2014

August 2014

  • Added a free Apples of Gratitude thankfulness notebook

  • Added a new Science page! - So far, you'll find 'My Ocean Creatures Notebook', What Lives in the Ocean? Emergent Reader Pack, and Let's Explore...Simple Machines printables.

June 2014

May 2014

April 2014

January 2014

December 2013

November 2013

September 2013

  • New Joyful Heart Tune Charts for Acts 2:47b, Jeremiah 29:11a, John 15:15b, John 15:17, Mark 16:15b, and Psalm 69:5b as well as several new Bible Verse Charts! (all FREE on the Bible Memorization page)

July 2013

  • Scripture Based Handwriting, Sight Words, Copywork and Bible Memory printables for Proverbs 31:10-31 and Exodus 20:1-17. Available for free on the Copywork page!

  • My Bird Notebook (3 versions of copywork pages to coordinate with the Burgess Bird Book) Also on the Copywork page.

June 2013

November 2012

October 2012

September 2012

  • Psalm 2:8 copywork, tune chart, and verse cut apart

July 2012

  • Joyful Heart Spellling Skills!

  • 5 new Joyful Heart Tune printables are now available on the Bible Memorization page. 1 Corinthians 10:13b, 1 John 3:16a, Philippians 4:19, Psalm 33:20-21, and Psalm 46:1 were just added. Scroll down and you will see the verses listed in ABC order.

April 2012

March 2012

  • Bible verse printables for 7 new verses! Check out the Bible Memorization page to see charts, strips, and copywork sheets for Isaiah 53:5, Jeremiah 31:3, John 1:14, John 1:29, Matthew 5:18, Matthew 24:35, and Revelation 7:9a.

  • Updated the Advertising page.

February 2012

January 2012

December 2011

  • My 'mom' blog has a new domain! Come visit the more personal side of Hubbard's Cupboard - Joyful Heart.

  • Updated the Christmas page.

November 2011

September 2011

July 2011

  • Hubbard's Cupboard is now posting updates on Facebook as well. Like us on Facebook!

June 2011

  • Thanks to the efforts of my wonderful sister in law, we now have copywork pages, memory verse charts, cut apart verse strips, and fill in the blank review sheets for Romans 8:28-30 and for several verses in James available in ESV on the Bible Memorization page.

May 2011

  • Copywork pages, memory verse charts, a fill in the blank review sheet, and coloring sheetsfor helping children memorize Psalm 1.
    Psalm 1 Charts - NIV, ESV
    Psalm 1 Copywork - NIV, ESV
    Psalm 1 Coloring Sheets - NIV, ESV

  • Psalm 34 Charts in ESV

March 2011

  • Copywork pages, memory verse charts, and a fill in the blank review sheet for helping children memorize Psalm 23.

January 2011

  • Thanks to the suggestion of K teacher and website visitor Kari Sickman, the word family booklets are now available as single sheets. It is the same text - just all contained on one sheet!

November 2010

  • Memory verse charts and fill in the blank review sheets for helping children memorize Luke 2:1-20! Simple copywork pages, too.

October 2010

  • Additional verse printables for Psalm 46:10 and Psalm 22:27-28 on the Bible Memorization page.

September 2010

  • Bible Memorization - We now have black and white coloring sheets to correspond with all of the Joyful Heart Tune Charts and Bible Verse Charts!

July 2010

  • Bible Memorization page updated to include additional tune charts, verse charts, verse cut aparts, and copywork! Suggested uses for the Bible verse materials are available as well.

  • Joyful Heart Character Curriculum - All of the printable Bible Memory Verse Tune charts are now available to correspond with each week's lessons

January 2010

  • QuickTime videos and mp3s are now online for most of the Printable Sight Word Booklets. A few are also available in Spanish. A big thank you to Waleska Batista at Everyone Learns for making these available!

December 2009

November 2009

  • The Printable Booklets page has grown to be too large, so....the Sight Word booklets now have several of their own pages! You should find it easier to navigate among the booklets. Also, most of the booklets have (or will soon have) German and French translations, in addition to the already online Spanish versions. Thank you to Lise Perreault and Tanja Bonaddio for volunteering their time and expertise to make these translations available! There are also new Spanish big book versions, cut apart words and sentences for all of the booklets, and corresponding sight word stamping sheets.

    *Coming in the near future, there will also be digital and audio formats of the booklets available, due to the efforts of Waleska Batista and the Spanish teachers at Cherry Tree Public Schools!!

July 2009

  • Added "Grab My Button" to the main page. Feel free to use the code to link to Hubbard's Cupboard from your website or blog.

June 2009

  • Jana Crizon submitted this Letter Song Craft Book idea to use with the Bible and Rhyme for 3's curriculum. Thanks for sharing, Jana!

May 2009

  • Let's Remember! (Per request: an end of the year, fill in the blank, memory book)

  • ABC Bible and Rhyme Chart (Per request: an ABC chart that corresponds with the Joyful Heart Bible and Rhyme picture review sheets and flashcards)

  • Mail , Maps, and Where I Live - a geography unit for PreK-2nd graders! This is part of the new Social Studies page.

  • Copywork- ABC Bible verses as well as the Ten Commandments to practice handwriting

  • Joyful Heart Character Curriculum - Updated and Revised!
    -New Scope and Sequence Sheets
    -Weekly Lesson Plan Sheets (much requested)
    -Printable descriptions of choices
    -Updated Sight Word Flash Cards
    -Cut Aparts - updated and separated
    -New Sight Word Booklets
    -Quick Reference Book List of suggested read aloud titles
    -Some photos of the suggested crafts

  • Joyful Heart Curriculum Alignment - a 12 page, month by month scope and sequence that compares all three curricula!

April 2009

March 2009

  • Scope and Sequence for Bible and Rhyme
    This is 3 pages to show the full 38 week sequence for phonics, Bible reading, memory verses, nursery rhymes, math, and science concepts at a glance.

  • You might notice the slight revisions to the 2's and 3's Joyful Heart curricula. For the 2's Joyful Learning, the lessons for the months of March and April have been switched. For the 3's Bible and Rhyme, weeks 7, 8, and 9 have been altered so that the 'Fall' review week is now on week 9.
    *These are minor changes that are being made in anticipation of a larger revision to the 4's curriculum (coming, hopefully, by summer) and an attempt to align the three levels of curriculum for easier implementation. If you have any feedback or recommendations for enhancements to the 4's curriculum, this month would be an opportune time to share those =)

February 2009

January 2009

December 2008

  • Updated the Christmas page with more photos and crafts =)

June 2008

March 2008

February 2008

  • Updated the About page -welcoming our new little one!

January 2008

  • Mini Booklets for Mitten Measuring and Glove Measuring - Kids measure the length of a mitten or glove using Unifix cubes/Legos/blocks, cotton balls, pennies, and inches. Then, students record their findings in the booklet. Use when reading The Mitten.

December 2007

October 2007

September 2007

August 2007

  • More Joyful Heart Tune Charts!
    James 1:17, Psalm 1:6, Proverbs 3:5, Matthew 6:24, Proverbs 17:17, and Romans 3:23 (full verse)

  • Quick Reference Book List - A list of suggested books to use with the Bible and Rhyme for 3's Preschool curriculum. Just print it out and take it to the library with you!

July 2007

February 2007

December 2006

  • Christmas - Ideas to Celebrate the Birth of Christ

November 2006

September 2006

July 2006

June 2006

  • Detailed plans, printables, and photos from 2nd Semester 3's School! (Click on the links under 'More Details' to view each week.)

May 2006

  • Kathy Jones, a teacher of French, has volunteered to translate some of the printable booklets into French! Translated books will be available on line as time allows. Thank you, Kathy, for offering your time and talents!

  • Added another Joyful Heart Tune Chart - Psalm 34:13

February 2006

  • Added some free printables for the Dr. Seuss Family Night! A special thanks to Tessa Scherpele for sharing!

January 2006

  • Updated the About page in order to welcome the newest member to our Hubbard family =)

  • Photos from 1st Semester 3's School! (Click on the links under 'More Details' to view each week.)

December 2005

  • Detailed Plans and Printables for the 1st semester of the 3's Bible and Rhyme Curriculum!

  • New Recipes Added! (Banana Boats, Feelings Faces, Esau's Fuzzy Fruit Arms, Firefighter Ladder, Lion Chow, Edible Manger, Bread Nativity, and Raven Cookies - YUM!)

  • Updated the Bible and Rhyme Activities page for 3 year olds including Letter and Sound Flashcards, Letter Songs, updated Picture Review Sheets, and the rest of the Bible Memory Charts for the 3's curriculum

  • New Joyful Heart Tune Charts -Proverbs 30:5, Proverbs 3:9a, 2 Peter 3:18a, Proverbs 3:27, Psalm 23:1a, Ephesians 4:32, 1 Corinthians 15:33, Colossians 3:23, Romans 5:8b

November 2005

September 2005

August 2005

June 2005

May 2005

March 2005

February 2005

January 2005

  • New Joyful Heart Tune Charts - 1 Thessalonians 5:17, Psalm 119:11, and 1 John 4:19

  • Six new Spanish Booklets! (All of the Sight Word Booklets have now been translated. Thank you, Marina!)

November 2004

October 2004

  • Another Joyful Heart Tune Chart - Philippians 2:14 !

  • You may notice that our navigation buttons have been simplified. We are experimenting this month with a simpler look that will hopefully reduce our bandwidth usage.

September 2004

August 2004

July 2004

June 2004

May 2004

  • An ESL teacher, translator, and frequent visitor to Hubbard's Cupboard, Marina Insausti, has graciously agreed to help translate some of the printable booklets into Spanish! Translated books will be available on line as time allows. Here are the links to the first three-
    En la escuela, Yo veo, Puedo moverme.
    Thank you, Marina!

  • Two new Printable Word Family Booklets (Focus: -at)

April 2004

  • Printable Quick Reference Shared Reading Book List This PDF contains author, publisher, and ISBN information for all of the focus story books and the coordinating companion stories featured in the Read/Write/Sing section of the website!

  • Rhyme Time 'How To' Sheet - A PDF containing more details for making each station used in the Kindergarten Rhyme Time family night!

January 2004

December 2003

  • Printable Booklets - emergent readers that correspond with Shared Reading Lessons inside Hubbard's Cupboard as well as Sight Word Booklets (Focus: we, will, I, see, can, like, and, this, is, a, the, go, in, me, not, at, to, my, on, am, it, for, was, do, said, he, she, you, with)

  • Edible Christmas Trees!

November 2003

  • Sample Direction Sheets added to the Home Literacy Kits page

  • Printable Sheets added to the Names ABC Center (In My Name/Not in My Name Letter Sort and My Name/Your Name Sort)

October 2003

  • A whole new look to your favorite educational Cupboard! New categories and drop down menus should allow you to navigate easier and to help you to find the resources you are looking for faster!

  • New pages include.... Literacy, Math, Schedules, Assessment, and Donations

September 2003

  • Name Activities - ideas that build upon one another to assist students in learning to recognize, arrange, form, and print their names (compiled and ready to print!)

August 2003

  • I See Shapes Read/Write/Sing Ideas

  • Added a search link at the bottom of every page so that visitors can easily search the contents of Hubbard's Cupboard

July 2003

June 2003

May 2003

After MANY requests, I have added the following...

February 2003

  • Guided Reading - resources for implementing in Kindergarten

  • Dr. Seuss On the Loose - Ideas for another Family Night (& later removed at request of Seuss Enterprises)

  • Revamped the Kindergarten page - You may find content you didn't know was there!

January 2003

September 2002

August 2002

March 2002

August 2001

July 2001

June 2001

May 2001

April 2001

March 2001

February 2001

January 2001

December 2000

November 2000

October 2000

Hubbard's Cupboard came on-line in July 2000!