Here's a list of Educational Blogs (above & below) that I think hit all the marks - beautiful, fun, and full of great resources for teaching bright minds!
Sunshine and Lollipops - "Dazzling lessons, sweet resources, and sparkly teaching ideas for your primary classroom"
The Clever Classroom - Great teaching resources, especially for reading with lots of great freebies. Emphasis on Kindergarten and First Grade.
Imagination Soup - A place where parents and teachers can find great books as well as learning ideas, resources, and community.
Minds In Bloom - Strategies and ideas for teaching creative and critical thinking skills with lots of guest posts, occasional freebies & giveaways.
Happy Hooligans - Dedicated to easy and affordable arts & crafts and good, old-fashioned play.
Left Brain Craft Brain - Inspiring young engineers, one craft at a time.
Primary Graffiti - A K-2 Teacher with lots of great activity resources and freebies.
The Tattooed Teacher - Cute blog with freebies, tutorials, lessons, and crafts.