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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Using Google Jamboard in Your Kindergarten Classroom

Promote collaboration and idea-sharing with Google Jamboard in your kindergarten classroom. This digital whiteboard makes it so easy for students and you! With the move over to distance learning this past year, I have been playing around with different online platforms. I love using Boom Cards with my students, and I have recently discovered how …

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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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How to Increase Student Engagement in Kindergarten

student engagement: Keep your students learning and increase student engagement in your kindergarten classroom with these 3 easy tips and tricks. Keeping students engaged in their learning can be a hard task. I know that some years, my students just seemed to come to school excited and ready to learn. There are other years though …

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Math Learning Centers Your Students Will Love

These fun and engaging math learning centers will reinforce fine motor and math skills all year long. These 18 hands-on activities are easy to prep and use. Teaching important math skills in kindergarten takes up a lot of programming and planning time. My post Everything You Need to Know About Math Centers gives you more …

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