We are 1 week away from winter break, and I am ready for some time off! Our students are amazing, but they are very excited for Christmas and they are bouncing off the walls! Here are a few things that we have been up to these past few weeks to keep them busy: Letter Spin… Continue reading Take a Look Back #59- Christmas ornaments, letter formation practice, hot chocolate craft, and more!
We have been gearing up for the holidays in the classroom, and we have started planning out all our holiday crafts and centers. I can't wait to show you what we are working on, but for now, here are some other centers we have been doing: Fine Motor Station This linking station was perfect for… Continue reading Take a Look Back #58- STEM challenge, fine motor stations, symmetry provocation, and more!
There are 4 weeks until Christmas (can you believe it? I can't!), so we have started planning and gearing up for all the holiday celebrations and fun. Are you doing anything special with you class? Let me know in the comments below! Here is what we were up to this past week: Shredded Paper Sensory… Continue reading Take a Look Back #57- Beebot, Letter Construction, Easy Sensory Bin, and more!
There are times in the classroom when you have to take a step back and realize that what you are doing is just not working. That doesn't mean you are failing as a teacher, it just means that you are recognizing your students' needs. This moment recently came up during our writer's workshop. Usually during… Continue reading Knowing when to slow down…
Do you get snow where you live? We just got our first snowfall this week, and it actually stuck (most of the time the snow melts and doesn't stay on the ground after the first snow of the season). So now all I want to do is take out all our winter centers! This is… Continue reading Winter Sight Word Practice in Kindergarten
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!