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
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
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!
This past week was our first week back with our students. I am exhausted! I always forget just how tiring the first month of school is, and I am definitely feeling it this weekend. Here is a look at a few of the literacy center activities we did during our first week back, and make… Continue reading Free Bulletin Board Printable
The first day of school for our students is on Tuesday, and I am so lucky that I get to work with an awesome kindergarten team. I made these cute tags to go along with fun highlighters to give everyone as a Back to School gift. If you would like to make your BTS gift,… Continue reading Looking Forward to a Bright Year! Back to School Teacher Gift
Teaching time to kindergarten students is a tough one. They do not quite understand what time is yet, and they are just starting to note the passage of time. So when you start teaching them to tell time, it can be a really hard concept for them to grasp. We keep telling time really simple… Continue reading Teaching Time in Kindergarten with a Poster Freebie!
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
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
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