Spring is here (even though it snowed today!), and we have been learning all about spring showers and the science behind why it rains. Our students have had so much fun learning about the different kinds of clouds, and exploring the weather outside our classroom. Here is a look back on what we did this… Continue reading Instagram Posts of the Week #69- rain cloud fine motor, rain cloud science, domino number line, spring coding, and more!
We actively use our sensory bin in our classroom. We change it out weekly and use it to reinforce various skills: math and literacy concepts, fine motor, co-operation and problem solving. Our students return to the sensory bin throughout the week, and we love coming up with new activities to put in it. This is… Continue reading How to Use Sensory Bins in a Kindergarten Classroom!
Spring is finally here and I am so excited for the warmer weather! What are your favorite spring activities to do with your students? Let me know in the comments! Make sure you keep an eye on my blog to see what we will be doing. Here is a look at some of the activities… Continue reading Instagram Posts of the Week #68- sight word rainbow craft, magnet maze, math provocations and more!
Our students have had a hard time with vowels lately, so we wanted to work on identifying vowels, and reinforcing their sounds. I created this new craft with this in mind, and our students loved making their own Vowel Flower! This pack comes with 5 different templates that you can choose from. I chose the one… Continue reading Short Vowel Crafts for Spring
I love celebrating Saint-Patrick's Day with our students. It is so colorful and you can do so many fun things with them. I made a few new activities for our students to practice their math and literacy skills while still enjoying the holiday. Here is a quick look at the new centers I added to… Continue reading St-Patrick’s Day Fun! Kindergarten Math and Literacy Activities
These past couple of weeks we have been learning about community helpers, and our students have loved everything to do with construction workers. We have based a lot of our centers around this theme, and they have all been a hit! Here is a look at what we have been doing: If I Became the… Continue reading Instagram Posts of the Week #66- fun class book, construction sensory bin and play dough, and more!
This has been a busy few weeks in kindergarten! We had our electives day (students pick from a variety of activities, and our whole school goes on a field trip at the same time), 100th day of school, and Valentine's Day! So many great things happening, but it was tiring. Here are some activities we… Continue reading Instagram Posts of the Week #65: Todd Parr artwork, rainbow necklace fine motor, snowy bird art and building block sight words
To teach sight words to our kindergarten students, we try to use as many ways as possible to get them practicing. We trace, write, build, make, and anything else we can think of! Those little hands have to keep busy, and they learn best when they have hands-on centers that they can interact with. I… Continue reading Sight Word Laundry Literacy Center for Kindergarten
This past week was a hard one- we had 2 snow storms, freezing rain, extremely cold weather (-40 degrees Celsius), but we never had a snow day. It was tough to get through the school day when it starts with an extremely stressful drive. I'm glad it's over, but winter is not even close to… Continue reading Instagram Posts of the Week #64- Winter Soup Sensory Bin, Beginning Sound Activity, Snowflake Fine Motor and More!
This week I tried something new on my Instagram with two posts that had images of all of our centers that we had set up. The first post I showcased all of the literacy centers we had set up for our morning, later in the week I showed all our math centers for the afternoon.… Continue reading Instagram Posts of the Week #63- literacy centers, math activities and more!