I love our kindergarten classroom. Of course there are some things that I would change- it would be nice to have a bigger space, and the white boards could be lower; but my teaching partner and I worked hard to make it an inviting and comfortable place for students to learn. Tables We use these… Continue reading Our Kindergarten Classroom Tour
Throughout the school year we are always looking for fun ways to work on sight word recognition and spelling. I came up with 3 different activities to work on our sight words using different materials. In each of these sets I have included over 120 sight words to take you through the whole year! Stay… Continue reading Sight Word Activity Bundle for Kindergarten
It's been a few weeks since I have posted something here, but I think I can get back to my regular posting schedule now! The end of the school year really kicked my butt, and I had no energy to keep up with anything else. With our end of the year celebration, a field trip,… Continue reading Instagram Posts of The Weel #47- labeling center, ice cream sight words, geo-board animals, and letter blocks!
This past Tuesday I had an interview for a writing team at our school board. I was really excited about the opportunity to showcase some of the work I had done this past year, and to broaden my professional horizons. I created a professional portfolio so that I could have visuals to showcase what we… Continue reading My Professional Portfolio
One of the favourite literacy activities this year for our students was making class books. They loved taking part in the whole process- they got to see themselves as authors and illustrators, as well as readers. The books that they make are a favourite in our classroom library, and our students are always reading them.… Continue reading Make Class Books with your Kindergarten Students!
I know a lot of schools are now out for the summer, but where I am we still have 3 more weeks! It's been hard seeing everyone on their summer breaks, but we have been keeping it fun in our classroom so it has not been too bad. Here are some of the fun activities… Continue reading Instagram Posts of the Week #46- line of symmetry butterflies, geo-board fun and more!
As we are winding down for the end of the year, we are starting to challenge our students with some harder activities! I came up with these CVCe words spinner activities to work on writing and reading these tricky words. Take a look at what is included, and if you would like to use these… Continue reading Practice CVCe Words!
We have 4 weeks left of school, and we are trying to cram in as much fun as we can before the end of the year. Take a look back on what we have done over the past few weeks, and make sure you scroll down to the end to get the word family freebie!… Continue reading Instagram Posts of the Week #45- word family freebie, chicks, sight word bowling, and sight word sandcastle activity
Teaching coins in kindergarten can sometimes be difficult. There are so many different coins, values and it incorporates different math strategies! We used the activities from my Easy Print and Prep pack to help us teach our students all about Canadian coins (the pack also includes everything for U.S. coins). Here are a few of… Continue reading Kindergarten Money Activities for U.S. and Canadian Coins
Our students earned a party a few months ago for filling our classroom bucket. They voted on having a Pirate Party, so we decided to make a week of it. We wanted to wait for the weather to get nicer so we could go for a treasure hunt outside, and we also wanted to make… Continue reading Pirate Week Fun in Kindergarten