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
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!
This past week was our first week back with our students. I am exhausted! I always forget just how tiring the first month of school is, and I am definitely feeling it this weekend. Here is a look at a few of the literacy center activities we did during our first week back, and make… Continue reading Free Bulletin Board Printable
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
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?
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!
One of my most popular resources for my store has been my Hop and Buzz Along the Number Line activity. I have been wanting to make another version of this activity that is more suitable for the rest of the year, and not just more of a 'spring' activity. I thought that using cars to… Continue reading Adding and Subtracting with a Number Line
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!
I love making things over the summer for our classroom. I find inspiration online, and then try to make my own versions. I am not a master woodworker by any stretch, but I do enjoy using new tools and trying to make things in our garage! Last year I made wood car tracks, and wood… Continue reading Wood Gems for Kindergarten
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!