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?

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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!

Take a Look Back #49- Piggy Bank Money Activity, Geo-Board Literacy, Roll and Stack Sight Word Center, and more!

While being on summer break, I am posting pictures from our classroom from this past year. It's been nice to look back on some of the activities we did, and to start thinking of new ideas for next year! My Piggy Bank This activity was so fun to do with the money stamps (from Scholar's… Continue reading Take a Look Back #49- Piggy Bank Money Activity, Geo-Board Literacy, Roll and Stack Sight Word Center, and more!

Get Centers Ready for Back to School!

Are you thinking about some new centers for back to school? Here are a few ideas to get the school year started! Memory Books and Journals The beginning of the year is the perfect time to start your Memory Journals or Books. Students make one page a month, and at the end of the school… Continue reading Get Centers Ready for Back to School!

Take a Look Back #48- dinosaur sensory bin, teen number stacking game, and more!

Going into my second full week off of school and I am enjoying this time to relax! I thought I could share with you a few more pictures from our last week of school: Teen Number Stack 'Em Our students needed a challenge in the last weeks of school, and these teen number subitizing mats… Continue reading Take a Look Back #48- dinosaur sensory bin, teen number stacking game, and more!