Play an Easy Letter Recognition Game

I love playing I Have, Who Has games with my students. There are so many different variations that you can do, but I love playing it as a letter recognition game. Pass out the cards Start by passing out all the cards to your students. If you have more cards than students, give some students …

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3-Day Interactive Read Alouds [Ep. 129]

Click play to listen to my thoughts on 3-day interactive read alouds: SPOTIFY | APPLE | GOOGLE | AMAZON What This Episode is About: In episode 129 of the Creative Kindergarten Podcast, I talk about how I have incorporated a 3-day interactive read alouds into my classroom routines. After being inspired to try it by …

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Free Nature Number Printable

I’m always looking for fun ways to incorporate math or literacy skills into my classroom centers. I also like to use natural items like loose parts in my provocations. So this nature number printable was an easy way to do both! Number Printable I used Canva to create these number printables, and they turned out …

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A Focus on Vowel Sounds

A solid understanding of short and long vowel sounds is important in building students’ reading and writing skills. Teaching Phonics Skills Kindergarten students need explicit and systematic instruction in phonics skills. It is one of the fundamental skills students need to be successful readers and writers. As I continue to teach my students letter sounds, …

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