As the end of the year is approaching, we have been reflecting on just how far our kindergarten students have come. Some of them came to school not knowing any numbers and couldn't write their name. With only 2 months left to go, we now get chance to see how much their hard work has… Continue reading Instagram Posts of the Week #42- Teen number cards, bird seed sensory bin, rainy day class book and more!
We have a play-based learning curriculum in our province. That means that students should be playing while they learn. We are always looking for ways to incorporate literacy into our play centers and have students learning while having fun! These are 3 centers that are easy to incorporate into your literacy centers: 1. Building with… Continue reading 3 New Sight Word Play-Based Centers for Kindergarten
Spring weather has finally started to appear in this corner of the world. It has warmed up a little, and it has been raining a lot! We celebrated earth day be reading The Lorax, and having fun with Truffula Trees. 1. Truffula Tree Sight Words For this Truffula Tree sight word center, I pre-cut the… Continue reading Instagram Posts of the Week #41- New loose parts, Truffula Tree sight words & math game, and rainy day sight words and
Dice are such a great way to build on students' number sense skills. They are great for subitizing, one-to-one correspondence, and can be used to build addition and subtraction skills. All this and students love using dice because it feels like they are playing a game instead of doing math 'work'! I developed these math… Continue reading Dice Math Centers For Kindergarten
Tomorrow is Earth Day and we had a great time learning about the different ways that we can help our planet. We discussed how our students can make little changes in their life to be more environmentally friendly. Then we made this class book and they had a chance to write about all their awesome… Continue reading Earth Day Class Book with Free Writing Prompt!
As we inch our way closer to spring (didn't feel like it this week with all the snow and freezing rain that we got), we have been continuing to do spring activities in our classroom. Spring Math Sensory Bin We used this sensory bin last week to practice using tally marks. They seem to be… Continue reading Instagram Posts of the Week #40- Number Line Fun, Math Sensory Bin, Worm Fine Motor, Invitation to Create a Nest
Our students were very excited when we read a book about spring and the signs of spring. During our class discussion, they started talking about the different plants and flowers that they grow at home. Since they were so excited about this, we set up a variety of flower and seeds inquiry centers throughout the… Continue reading Flowers and Seeds Inquiry Centers and Activities for Kindergarten
Spring does not seem to want to come this year. The warm weather teased us last month, but now it has been cold and grey for the past few weeks. You wouldn't know it by looking at our classroom though! We have had some really fun spring-themed activities and centers. Take a peek at what… Continue reading Instagram Posts of the Week #39- sight word flower garden, seed transient art, vegetable garden small world, and more!
Addition is a very important, fundamental math skill that students have to master before moving on to more complex concepts. We had a lot of fun, hands-on centers to help students understand how addition works and to make it a engaging for them. Here is an overview of some of the things that we did… Continue reading Addition in Kindergarten- Math centers and activities
So much fun is happening in our classroom this week. I love this time of the year- students are in their routines, they are independent, and we can do so many more fun activities. Here is a look back on just a few things that we did this week: Letter Hunt! I recently made this… Continue reading Instagram Posts of the Week #38- letter hunt, add around the room, can you fix it? and sticker stories!