We changed up our building center this year so that students have a bit more room to build, and they have space to leave their works in progress up. They have been loving this new space, and it's been so great to see them creating and enjoying the space. Here is a quick tour of… Continue reading Kindergarten Building Center
I'm always looking for fun, new, hands-on centers for our kindergarten class. I love fall and I am always so inspired by the scents and colours that come along with it. Here are a few ideas of centers that you can incorporate in your classroom! Make sure you read until the end of the post… Continue reading Fall-Themed Activities for your Kindergarten Classroom
Here is a quick look back at some of our centers from this past week! Turkey Sight Words This sight word turkey literacy center was perfect for practicing writing and reading sight words. Our students loved picking out the different pieces to complete the turkey, then writing down the sight words they used! Pompom Sensory… Continue reading Take a Look Back #55- Pompom sensory bin, turkey sight word center, fall loose parts and more!
We re-vamped our writing center this year to try something new, and I am so excited about how it came together. I really wanted to have an interactive word wall, and have all the writing tools accessible to our students. This is how it looks so far this year, it might change as the needs… Continue reading Our Kindergarten Writing Center
I love Halloween activities! They are so fun, and students love using the new centers. I made these sight word activities to work on sight word recognition and spelling. Keep reading to see the activities that are included! Monster Sight Word Mix-Up Students have to unscramble the letters to find the sight word. I put… Continue reading Monster Sight Words Literacy Activities
The weather has cooled, and our students are getting into the classroom routines. We are able to do more in our classroom now, and we are putting out more complex centers. Here are a few of the activities we did this past week: A Book About Us! We made our first class book together! Our… Continue reading Take a Look Back #54- Mr Muncher literacy center, free writing template, class book and more!
A couple of weeks ago we had our Meet the Teacher night. Parents and families are invited into their child's classroom so they can meet us; they get an opportunity to look at what we are doing, and ask us any questions. It's a great way to connect with families, and get the year off… Continue reading Meet the Teacher Night Ideas
Do you teach fractions in kindergarten? We don't- unless it's just talking about half. I did have a request to make a set of my Easy Print and Prep activities for fractions though. I thought I would share it with you here in case you do cover fractions in your class! Here is a peak… Continue reading Easy Print and Prep Fraction Activities for Kindergarten
It officially became fall this week, and our classroom has definitely been a reflection of that. We have been learning about apples and their life cycles, and we have started discussing the changes we are seeing as the season is changing. Take a look at some of the fall-inspired activities we did in our classroom:… Continue reading Take a Look Back #53- So many fall activities!
One of the things I struggle the most with in our play-based kindergarten program is getting students to practice their sight words. We have plenty of different ways that our students can build, play with and explore sight words in our classroom, but I still want to them to practice writing their sight words too.… Continue reading Practicing Sight Word in Kindergarten with a Freebie!