Every year we have some students that struggle with one-to-one correspondence. It is difficult` to move on to other math subjects before they have mastered this skill, so I developed this pack so that we could focus on counting skills. We use this with a few students at a time in guided groups so that… Continue reading One-to-One Correspondence Intervention for Kindergarten
We have been doing number talks once a week since the new year, and our students love them! They are so excited to share their math thinking, and I love hearing how they came up with their answers. If you do not know what a Math Talk is, here are the basics: you show some… Continue reading We Love Number Talks Bulletin Board
This has been a busy few weeks in kindergarten! We had our electives day (students pick from a variety of activities, and our whole school goes on a field trip at the same time), 100th day of school, and Valentine's Day! So many great things happening, but it was tiring. Here are some activities we… Continue reading Instagram Posts of the Week #65: Todd Parr artwork, rainbow necklace fine motor, snowy bird art and building block sight words
In our school district, we were given 6 iPads to use in each kindergarten classroom. Our students love playing games on them, but we are always looking for meaningful apps that will enhance their learning. I love finding apps that allow students to share their thinking, or develop their own ideas. Being able to use… Continue reading My Top 5 iPad Apps for Kindergarten
I have been trying to give a small gift to my co-workers for each holiday. Being a teacher can be hard, and it is nice to acknowledge all the work that everyone does on a daily basis. We have 8 teachers on our kindergarten team, and we have an awesome teacher-librarian that I always include.… Continue reading Valentine’s Day Gift Idea for Co-Workers with FREE tag
To teach sight words to our kindergarten students, we try to use as many ways as possible to get them practicing. We trace, write, build, make, and anything else we can think of! Those little hands have to keep busy, and they learn best when they have hands-on centers that they can interact with. I… Continue reading Sight Word Laundry Literacy Center for Kindergarten
Chinese New Year is on February 5th this year, and we have lots of families in our community that celebrate. We have a class party the day before so we can all be together to celebrate and I am always looking for new centers to do. I came up with these crafts so that students… Continue reading Chinese New Year and Chinese Zodiac Crafts
This past week was a hard one- we had 2 snow storms, freezing rain, extremely cold weather (-40 degrees Celsius), but we never had a snow day. It was tough to get through the school day when it starts with an extremely stressful drive. I'm glad it's over, but winter is not even close to… Continue reading Instagram Posts of the Week #64- Winter Soup Sensory Bin, Beginning Sound Activity, Snowflake Fine Motor and More!
Do you need an easy Valentine's Day gift to give to your students? These punny cards are a perfect, easy and inexpensive way to give a small present to your class. Take a closer look at the cards I made for our class: Coloring Page Cards I am so excited to give these cards to… Continue reading Easy Valentine’s Day Student Gift
This week I tried something new on my Instagram with two posts that had images of all of our centers that we had set up. The first post I showcased all of the literacy centers we had set up for our morning, later in the week I showed all our math centers for the afternoon.… Continue reading Instagram Posts of the Week #63- literacy centers, math activities and more!