We are 1 week away from winter break, and I am ready for some time off! Our students are amazing, but they are very excited for Christmas and they are bouncing off the walls! Here are a few things that we have been up to these past few weeks to keep them busy: Letter Spin… Continue reading Take a Look Back #59- Christmas ornaments, letter formation practice, hot chocolate craft, and more!
Teaching symmetry can sometimes be a difficult concept, it seems that some students just 'get it', while others need a little more help. I find that the best way to get students to understand a line of symmetry, is to get to them to practice in different ways and with different materials. Here are a… Continue reading How to Teach Symmetry in Kindergarten
We have been gearing up for the holidays in the classroom, and we have started planning out all our holiday crafts and centers. I can't wait to show you what we are working on, but for now, here are some other centers we have been doing: Fine Motor Station This linking station was perfect for… Continue reading Take a Look Back #58- STEM challenge, fine motor stations, symmetry provocation, and more!
There are 4 weeks until Christmas (can you believe it? I can't!), so we have started planning and gearing up for all the holiday celebrations and fun. Are you doing anything special with you class? Let me know in the comments below! Here is what we were up to this past week: Shredded Paper Sensory… Continue reading Take a Look Back #57- Beebot, Letter Construction, Easy Sensory Bin, and more!
There are times in the classroom when you have to take a step back and realize that what you are doing is just not working. That doesn't mean you are failing as a teacher, it just means that you are recognizing your students' needs. This moment recently came up during our writer's workshop. Usually during… Continue reading Knowing when to slow down…
Do you get snow where you live? We just got our first snowfall this week, and it actually stuck (most of the time the snow melts and doesn't stay on the ground after the first snow of the season). So now all I want to do is take out all our winter centers! This is… Continue reading Winter Sight Word Practice in Kindergarten
It's been a fun, but busy few weeks in kindergarten. We have been enjoying the change in weather recently and even got to see our first snowfall of the year. We have been continuing to work on our number sense phonics skills as we still have some students struggling in this area. Here are some… Continue reading Take a Look Back #56- number sense activities, fine motor skills, literacy center and more
One of the most important skills we work on throughout the school year,is fine motor muscle strengthening. We have a fine motor center set up every week to reinforce this skill and our students can tell you what they are working on and why. I made this Activity Pack with this skill in mind, so… Continue reading Fine Motor Activities for Kindergarten
We like to use easy, hands-on activities to practice different math concepts. Here are some of the centers we did to practice 2D Shapes: Spin and Build Students used the spinner, then built the 2D shape they landed on. This was great for practicing how many sides and vertices each shape has. We put this… Continue reading Easy Print and Prep Activities for 2D Shapes
We have been having so much fun this fall season in our classroom that I have decided to share more of the activities we have been doing! Scroll through to get some inspiration for your classroom: Jack-o-Lantern Sight Words Our students coloured and cut out the pieces to make their own jack-o-lanterns this week. They… Continue reading Fall-Themed Activities for your Kindergarten Classroom Part 2