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Kindergarten Classroom Themes: Should you use a theme or not?

At the beginning of each school year, I see Instagram perfect pictures of beautifully decorated kindergarten classrooms. I always look at these images in awe and wonder how educators have put together such beautiful rooms for their students. Do you find yourself comparing your own kindergarten classroom themes to these social media posts? I have …

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Story Elements Activity: My Coding Story

Use a fun and interactive activity to teach about story elements and have students create their own coding story. I teach about story elements all year long to my students. We identify the main character, setting, problem and solution whenever we read books together. This is a great way to reinforce comprehension and retell skills. …

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Fine Motor Winter Activities for Kindergarten

These hands-on fine motor winter activities for kindergarten will provide a fun sensory experience while reinforcing math and literacy concepts. Collecting natural materials while playing outside is one of my students’ favourite things to do. They will bring me twigs, rocks, flowers, leaves, pinecones… whatever they find, they collect. The beautiful things collections can be …

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Using different learning spaces in your classroom provides students with the opportunity to work on various skills. A small world learning center is perfect for science, creative play, STEM, and more.

How to Use A Small World Learning Center

Small World Learning Center: Using different learning spaces in your classroom provides students with the opportunity to work on various skills. A small world learning center is perfect for science, creative play, STEM, and more. Having different learning spaces available to your students throughout the classroom is a great way to work on different skills. …

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How I do Number Talks in Kindergarten

Get a Number Talks Routine started in your kindergarten classroom. Learn how I have used them successfully with my students to build their math strategies. There are so many benefits to doing number talks with your kindergarten students- not only do they build number sense, but they also develop critical thinking skills, math vocabulary, problem-solving …

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