Our school hosted a STEM night for the families in our community a few weeks ago. Families were invited to come to our school and explore different STEM activities presented by teachers. There were several rooms throughout the school that had different experiences that they could try. When they arrived at the school, they were… Continue reading STEM Night Fun!
It is the start of a 4 day weekend, and I am excited to get some much needed rest. I caught a cold that was going through our class and now I am stuck with a nasty cough! I hope you are staying healthy, and that you enjoy the time off with friends and family.… Continue reading Take a look back #70 – Easter STEM challenge, fine motor push pin freebie, cloud sight words, and more!
Spring is here (even though it snowed today!), and we have been learning all about spring showers and the science behind why it rains. Our students have had so much fun learning about the different kinds of clouds, and exploring the weather outside our classroom. Here is a look back on what we did this… Continue reading Instagram Posts of the Week #69- rain cloud fine motor, rain cloud science, domino number line, spring coding, and more!
I hate public speaking. I start to get nervous about 2 weeks before the event date, and I have trouble sleeping and eating! Even though I HATE presenting at Professional Development sessions, I still do them. This past year, I have done 3 PD sessions, and I have dreaded every one of them. In this… Continue reading Presenting at PDs – Even if you have a fear of public speaking
We actively use our sensory bin in our classroom. We change it out weekly and use it to reinforce various skills: math and literacy concepts, fine motor, co-operation and problem solving. Our students return to the sensory bin throughout the week, and we love coming up with new activities to put in it. This is… Continue reading How to Use Sensory Bins in a Kindergarten Classroom!
Spring is finally here and I am so excited for the warmer weather! What are your favorite spring activities to do with your students? Let me know in the comments! Make sure you keep an eye on my blog to see what we will be doing. Here is a look at some of the activities… Continue reading Instagram Posts of the Week #68- sight word rainbow craft, magnet maze, math provocations and more!
Our students have had a hard time with vowels lately, so we wanted to work on identifying vowels, and reinforcing their sounds. I created this new craft with this in mind, and our students loved making their own Vowel Flower! This pack comes with 5 different templates that you can choose from. I chose the one… Continue reading Short Vowel Crafts for Spring
Coding is one of my favorite things to teach our students! They are able to catch on so quickly, and it opens up so many possibilities for them. There are a lot of robots that you can use to help students learn to code- you can see my blog post about using a Sphero, and… Continue reading Unplugged Coding For Kindergarten
Next week we are on our March break, and our students are so excited to be off for a week (and so are we!) We had plenty of fun this week though, so take a look back with me at some of the centers we did: Painting with Cars A super simple, but super fun… Continue reading Instagram Posts of the week #67- painting with cars, fine motor work, community display, and more!
I love celebrating Saint-Patrick's Day with our students. It is so colorful and you can do so many fun things with them. I made a few new activities for our students to practice their math and literacy skills while still enjoying the holiday. Here is a quick look at the new centers I added to… Continue reading St-Patrick’s Day Fun! Kindergarten Math and Literacy Activities