Sight Word Apple Tree Literacy Center

Are you always looking for fun ways to practice sight words with your students? These Sight Word Apple Tree work mats are a great way to get students to independently work on sight word recognition and spelling (so you can focus on working on small groups). You can laminate the work mats and apples to… Continue reading Sight Word Apple Tree Literacy Center

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Take a Look Back #51- Apple sensory bin, popsicle stick letters, dinosaur math provocation, and more!

We are in our second week of school and our students are starting to understand the rules and routines of  being in school. We were able to get to some really great centers this past week, and I thought I should share a few of them Apple Sensory Bin We used oatmeal as the base… Continue reading Take a Look Back #51- Apple sensory bin, popsicle stick letters, dinosaur math provocation, and more!

Looking Forward to a Bright Year! Back to School Teacher Gift

The first day of school for our students is on Tuesday, and I am so lucky that I get to work with an awesome kindergarten team. I made these cute tags to go along with fun highlighters to give everyone as a Back to School gift. If you would like to make your BTS gift,… Continue reading Looking Forward to a Bright Year! Back to School Teacher Gift

Homework in Kindergarten?

Giving homework in kindergarten can be hard. You need parental involvement, and it can be hard for some families to find time to complete it. One of my co-workers wanted a monthly calendar that students could complete with their families. I created these editable monthly homework challenges so that families can complete the activities on… Continue reading Homework in Kindergarten?

Popsicle Stick Letters: A new literacy center for kindergarten!

I am always on the hunt for new, hands-on activities for our kindergarten students. I know our students love using different materials when they are at centers, and these Popsicle Stick Letters are a perfect fit! These are so easy to use, and can be reused throughout the whole year! I bought regular and mini… Continue reading Popsicle Stick Letters: A new literacy center for kindergarten!

Take a Look Back #50- pencil stool DIY, Alphabet hunt, new coding book and more!

This week has been a rainy and humid one in my part of the world. I've wanted to curl up on the couch, watch movies and knit all week! I did do some of that, but I also got a cute DIY project done, found a new book and continued to work on some new… Continue reading Take a Look Back #50- pencil stool DIY, Alphabet hunt, new coding book and more!

Teaching Time in Kindergarten with a Poster Freebie!

Teaching time to kindergarten students is a tough one. They do not quite understand what time is yet, and they are just starting to note the passage of time. So when you start teaching them to tell time, it can be a really hard concept for them to grasp. We keep telling time really simple… Continue reading Teaching Time in Kindergarten with a Poster Freebie!