One of the favourite literacy activities this year for our students was making class books. They loved taking part in the whole process- they got to see themselves as authors and illustrators, as well as readers. The books that they make are a favourite in our classroom library, and our students are always reading them.… Continue reading Make Class Books with your Kindergarten Students!
I know a lot of schools are now out for the summer, but where I am we still have 3 more weeks! It's been hard seeing everyone on their summer breaks, but we have been keeping it fun in our classroom so it has not been too bad. Here are some of the fun activities… Continue reading Instagram Posts of the Week #46- line of symmetry butterflies, geo-board fun and more!
As we are winding down for the end of the year, we are starting to challenge our students with some harder activities! I came up with these CVCe words spinner activities to work on writing and reading these tricky words. Take a look at what is included, and if you would like to use these… Continue reading Practice CVCe Words!
We have 4 weeks left of school, and we are trying to cram in as much fun as we can before the end of the year. Take a look back on what we have done over the past few weeks, and make sure you scroll down to the end to get the word family freebie!… Continue reading Instagram Posts of the Week #45- word family freebie, chicks, sight word bowling, and sight word sandcastle activity
Teaching coins in kindergarten can sometimes be difficult. There are so many different coins, values and it incorporates different math strategies! We used the activities from my Easy Print and Prep pack to help us teach our students all about Canadian coins (the pack also includes everything for U.S. coins). Here are a few of… Continue reading Kindergarten Money Activities for U.S. and Canadian Coins
Our students earned a party a few months ago for filling our classroom bucket. They voted on having a Pirate Party, so we decided to make a week of it. We wanted to wait for the weather to get nicer so we could go for a treasure hunt outside, and we also wanted to make… Continue reading Pirate Week Fun in Kindergarten
We have been having so much fun these past few weeks in the classroom, we are getting excited about the chick eggs in our incubator (more to come on that, so make sure you are following me here!), we are getting caterpillars, and we are having a Pirate Day! I love this time of the… Continue reading Instagram Posts of the Week #44 – word family spin, pineapple number sense, story writing center, and more!
We noticed that our students were really good at identifying the beginning and middle sounds of words, but they were having difficulty with the ending sounds. I came up with these activities so that students can practice identifying the ending sounds of words, in a fun and engaging way. These worked great to help our… Continue reading Scooping Up the Ending Sounds Literacy Centers for Kindergarten
I love looking back on our week in kindergarten and remembering all the fun activities we did. The week flies by so fast, I forgot how much awesomeness is happening every day! Here are some of the things we did: 1. Make a sight word flower Our students love to colour and this was a… Continue reading This Past Week #43- make a sight word flower, stamp a digraph, feed the crocodile fine motor and avocado inquiry
We recently finished our subtraction unit, and I thought I would share some pictures from my Easy Print and Prep pack. We used these centers to help our students understand how to subtract using different strategies. Take a peek at 3 of our centers: 1. Subtracting using a picture: With these subtraction task cards, students… Continue reading Subtraction Activities for Kindergarten Math Centers