Teaching coins in kindergarten can sometimes be difficult. There are so many different coins, values and it incorporates different math strategies! We used the activities from my Easy Print and Prep pack to help us teach our students all about Canadian coins (the pack also includes everything for U.S. coins). Here are a few of… Continue reading Kindergarten Money Activities for U.S. and Canadian Coins
Our students earned a party a few months ago for filling our classroom bucket. They voted on having a Pirate Party, so we decided to make a week of it. We wanted to wait for the weather to get nicer so we could go for a treasure hunt outside, and we also wanted to make… Continue reading Pirate Week Fun in Kindergarten
We have been having so much fun these past few weeks in the classroom, we are getting excited about the chick eggs in our incubator (more to come on that, so make sure you are following me here!), we are getting caterpillars, and we are having a Pirate Day! I love this time of the… Continue reading Instagram Posts of the Week #44 – word family spin, pineapple number sense, story writing center, and more!
We noticed that our students were really good at identifying the beginning and middle sounds of words, but they were having difficulty with the ending sounds. I came up with these activities so that students can practice identifying the ending sounds of words, in a fun and engaging way. These worked great to help our… Continue reading Scooping Up the Ending Sounds Literacy Centers for Kindergarten
I love looking back on our week in kindergarten and remembering all the fun activities we did. The week flies by so fast, I forgot how much awesomeness is happening every day! Here are some of the things we did: 1. Make a sight word flower Our students love to colour and this was a… Continue reading This Past Week #43- make a sight word flower, stamp a digraph, feed the crocodile fine motor and avocado inquiry
We recently finished our subtraction unit, and I thought I would share some pictures from my Easy Print and Prep pack. We used these centers to help our students understand how to subtract using different strategies. Take a peek at 3 of our centers: 1. Subtracting using a picture: With these subtraction task cards, students… Continue reading Subtraction Activities for Kindergarten Math Centers
As the end of the year is approaching, we have been reflecting on just how far our kindergarten students have come. Some of them came to school not knowing any numbers and couldn't write their name. With only 2 months left to go, we now get chance to see how much their hard work has… Continue reading Instagram Posts of the Week #42- Teen number cards, bird seed sensory bin, rainy day class book and more!
We have a play-based learning curriculum in our province. That means that students should be playing while they learn. We are always looking for ways to incorporate literacy into our play centers and have students learning while having fun! These are 3 centers that are easy to incorporate into your literacy centers: 1. Building with… Continue reading 3 New Sight Word Play-Based Centers for Kindergarten
Spring weather has finally started to appear in this corner of the world. It has warmed up a little, and it has been raining a lot! We celebrated earth day be reading The Lorax, and having fun with Truffula Trees. 1. Truffula Tree Sight Words For this Truffula Tree sight word center, I pre-cut the… Continue reading Instagram Posts of the Week #41- New loose parts, Truffula Tree sight words & math game, and rainy day sight words and
Dice are such a great way to build on students' number sense skills. They are great for subitizing, one-to-one correspondence, and can be used to build addition and subtraction skills. All this and students love using dice because it feels like they are playing a game instead of doing math 'work'! I developed these math… Continue reading Dice Math Centers For Kindergarten