Symmetry is a math concept that is best practiced with hands-on centers: our loose parts center worked on this concept to give them some great practice (you can see that here). We also had a few more centers to reinforce the concept so that students could get lots of practice. Line of Symmetry Task Cards… Continue reading Practicing Symmetry in Kindergarten
It has been snowing here- a lot. Our students were showing interest in the snowflakes and how the snow was falling so we made sure to incorporate lots of winter centers into our learning this week. Snowflake Loose Parts This center was made to inspire students to create their own unique snowflakes using loose parts.… Continue reading Take a Look Back #26- snowflake loose parts, color word books, beading sight words, and more!
A first week back at school means that I am exhausted, but glad to be back! We had a great time this week, and here is a quick look at what we got up to: Build a Sight Word Pizza I am really excited about this new literacy center that I made over the winter… Continue reading Take a Look Back #25 – winter math activities, line of symmetry, sight word stamping, rainbow writing, and more!
As we continue to work on our math skills in our kindergarten classroom, I have noticed that our students love to use hands-on materials when they are learning new concepts. Non-standard measurement is a great way to use hands-on learning in a classroom. There are so many different materials you can use, and so many… Continue reading Measurement Activities for the Kindergarten Classroom
I will be going back to work on Monday after a long and relaxing break. I am excited to hear what our students got up to with their families, and we have lots of exciting centers and activities planned for when they get back. Here is a look back at a few centers we had… Continue reading Take a Look Back with me #24- Snowflake sight words, hot chocolate sensory bin, peppermint play dough, and more!
The last week of school before the winter break is a tough one. Students are excited about the holidays, there is still lots left to do and we still need to teach! I wanted to make a literacy center that would fun for students, educational and something they could work on independently. This literacy center… Continue reading Sight Word Christmas Tree Literacy Activity
We have only more week left to go before Christmas break, and I am so excited to be celebrating the holidays with our students. We had our Holiday Concert this past week, and our students performed beautifully! I was so proud of them, and they had so much fun singing in front of their families.… Continue reading Instagram Friday #23
It's the time of the year when we are starting to review letter sounds and formation. It's also the time of the year when teachers have no energy left for planning and prepping. That's why I put together these activities for our kindergarten students. It comes with everything you need to prep and plan for… Continue reading Easy Print and Prep Phonics Activities for Kindergarten
As we are getting closer to Christmas, we are having fun with some holiday centers. Our students are getting in the Christmas spirit, and they have had a great time exploring these new activities. Decorate the Tree! This simple provocation was easy to set up- some loose parts and a tree cutout. We challenged students… Continue reading Instagram Friday #22
Our school and school board loves to see bump it up wall in our classroom. For it to be useful for our kindergarten students, they need to be able to understand how and when to use them. This is a skill that has to be taught over time, and so we like to make our… Continue reading Kindergarten Bump It Up Walls