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Instagram Posts of the week #67- painting with cars, fine motor work, community display, and more!

Next week we are on our March break, and our students are so excited to be off for a week (and so are we!) We had plenty of fun this week though, so take a look back with me at some of the centers we did: Painting with Cars A super simple, but super fun… Continue reading Instagram Posts of the week #67- painting with cars, fine motor work, community display, and more!

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We Love Number Talks Bulletin Board

We have been doing number talks once a week since the new year, and our students love them! They are so excited to share their math thinking, and I love hearing how they came up with their answers. If you do not know what a Math Talk is, here are the basics: you show some… Continue reading We Love Number Talks Bulletin Board

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Instagram Posts of the Week #34- Skype in the classroom, Saint-Patrick’s Day play dough, measurement and more!

I have been on March break this past week, and I have been working on adding new packs to my store. If you are not following me there yet, make sure you click here so you can stay up to date with everything I post. Saint-Patrick's Day Play Dough Center To make this center, I… Continue reading Instagram Posts of the Week #34- Skype in the classroom, Saint-Patrick’s Day play dough, measurement and more!

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Instagram Posts of the Week #31- Family pictures craft, Sight Word Pizza, Alphabet literacy center, making 10 with paper chains freebie

This week was a short one- Monday was a holiday! So I am feeling refreshed and loving the 4 day work week! Family Frames These cute house frames were made for our families for Family Day. I pre-made the popsicle stick houses by hot gluing them together. Each student painted their house, then drew a… Continue reading Instagram Posts of the Week #31- Family pictures craft, Sight Word Pizza, Alphabet literacy center, making 10 with paper chains freebie

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Kindergarten Bump It Up Walls

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

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Take a Look Back (#21)

Our classroom has been full of building, learning, exploring and art this past week. Our students have been enjoying some of our winter activities, and some new centers to explore. Take a look back on some of the things that we have been up to: Compost Container Our school gave us this composting container to… Continue reading Take a Look Back (#21)

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This Past Week (#19)

This week our focus was on our 5 senses, and we had a lot of fun different activities to explore our sense of smell and touch. We even went on a nature walk into the 'forest' (it's a few trees behind our school with a path through it) to take pictures of things that we… Continue reading This Past Week (#19)

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Student Voice in the Kindergarten Classroom

Last school year, I had begun to use QR codes in our classroom (see this post if you want to see what we did). They linked back to audio files of students explaining their work. We attached it to artwork that the students had done, so anyone entering the classroom would be able to hear… Continue reading Student Voice in the Kindergarten Classroom

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A Tour of our Construction Site

This year I really wanted to have a construction site set up so students could build and play with different materials. I love having students use their creativity and problem solving skills to make structures. We have dedicated a small corner of our classroom to our building materials, and we are going to keep adding… Continue reading A Tour of our Construction Site

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Fun Writing Activity for The Day The Crayons Quit

Disclaimer: This activity was the awesome idea of my teaching partner. I just took the  pictures and wrote the blog post. The Day the Crayons Quit is a fun book to read with kids. It's funny and gives a different point of view than the usual children's book. The crayons are writing letters to their… Continue reading Fun Writing Activity for The Day The Crayons Quit