This week I tried something new on my Instagram with two posts that had images of all of our centers that we had set up. The first post I showcased all of the literacy centers we had set up for our morning, later in the week I showed all our math centers for the afternoon.… Continue reading Instagram Posts of the Week #63- literacy centers, math activities and more!
To teach graphing in kindergarten you need to be prepared to give your students lots of practice. Use a variety of materials, different activities, and a mix of direct instruction and independent practice. We incorporate graphing throughout the school year so that students can get comfortable asking questions and gathering data. For students to understand… Continue reading Teaching Graphing in Kindergarten
Our first week back after winter break has been a great one- our students are excited to be back, and we are refreshed and ready to tackle the second half of the school year. We have had a lot of fun centers, here is a look at a few of them: Winter Sensory Bin Our… Continue reading Take a Look Back #62- snow sensory bin, graphing activity, invitation to create snowflakes, and more!
I am always looking for ways to have our students practice sounding out and writing words. It is such a jump from learning letter sounds, to applying that knowledge when writing new words. CVC words are a great place to start since they are simple and it is easy to hear each sound. To get… Continue reading CVC Word Practice- Type them!
I have had such a great winter break- I got some much needed rest, and I am ready to take on the rest of the school year! I am excited to see our students again, and we have so many great centers and activities planned to do with them. Here is a look back at… Continue reading Take a Look Back #61- Winter Sensory Bin, Lego Maze, January Homework Challenges, and more!
We are one day away from winter break, and I didn't think I was going to make it for a moment. I'm am looking forward to having two weeks off to relax and hit the reset button. Here are few activities from our past week in kindergarten: Penguin Art We did a winter art rotation… Continue reading Take a Look Back #60- penguin art, holiday sensory bin, gingerbread man class book and more!
Decomposing numbers is a hard concept for students to grasp at first. It takes a lot of hands-on practice, and reinforcing the concept with different activities. Even though it is sometimes a difficult skill to master, it is important for students to understand how to make 10 so that they can move on to understanding… Continue reading How to Practice Making Ten in Kindergarten
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!