Make Class Books with your Kindergarten Students!

One of the favourite literacy activities this year for our students was making class books. They loved taking part in the whole process- they got to see themselves as authors and illustrators, as well as readers. The books that they make are a favourite in our classroom library, and our students are always reading them.… Continue reading Make Class Books with your Kindergarten Students!

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Instagram Posts of the Week #45- word family freebie, chicks, sight word bowling, and sight word sandcastle activity

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

Instagram Posts of the Week #44 – word family spin, pineapple number sense, story writing center, and more!

We have been having so much fun these past few weeks in the classroom, we are getting excited about the chick eggs in our incubator (more to come on that, so make sure you are following me here!), we are getting caterpillars, and we are having a Pirate Day! I love this time of the… Continue reading Instagram Posts of the Week #44 – word family spin, pineapple number sense, story writing center, and more!

Scooping Up the Ending Sounds Literacy Centers for Kindergarten

We noticed that our students were really good at identifying the beginning and middle sounds of words, but they were having difficulty with the ending sounds. I came up with these activities so that students can practice identifying the ending sounds of words, in a fun and engaging way. These worked great to help our… Continue reading Scooping Up the Ending Sounds Literacy Centers for Kindergarten

This Past Week #43- make a sight word flower, stamp a digraph, feed the crocodile fine motor and avocado inquiry

I love looking back on our week in kindergarten and remembering all the fun activities we did. The week flies by so fast, I forgot how much awesomeness is happening every day! Here are some of the things we did: 1. Make a sight word flower Our students love to colour and this was a… Continue reading This Past Week #43- make a sight word flower, stamp a digraph, feed the crocodile fine motor and avocado inquiry

Instagram Posts of the Week #42- Teen number cards, bird seed sensory bin, rainy day class book and more!

As the end of the year is approaching, we have been reflecting on just how far our kindergarten students have come. Some of them came to school not knowing any numbers and couldn't write their name. With only 2 months left to go, we now get  chance to see how much their hard work has… Continue reading Instagram Posts of the Week #42- Teen number cards, bird seed sensory bin, rainy day class book and more!

3 New Sight Word Play-Based Centers for Kindergarten

We have a play-based learning curriculum in our province. That means that students should be playing while they learn. We are always looking for ways to incorporate literacy into our play centers and have students learning while having fun! These are 3 centers that are easy to incorporate into your literacy centers: 1. Building with… Continue reading 3 New Sight Word Play-Based Centers for Kindergarten

Instagram Posts of the Week #41- New loose parts, Truffula Tree sight words & math game, and rainy day sight words and

Spring weather has finally started to appear in this corner of the world. It has warmed up a little, and it has been raining a lot! We celebrated earth day be reading The Lorax, and having fun with Truffula Trees. 1. Truffula Tree Sight Words For this Truffula Tree sight word center, I pre-cut the… Continue reading Instagram Posts of the Week #41- New loose parts, Truffula Tree sight words & math game, and rainy day sight words and

Earth Day Class Book with Free Writing Prompt!

Tomorrow is Earth Day and we had a great time learning about the different ways that we can help our planet. We discussed how our students can make little changes in their life to be more environmentally friendly. Then we made this class book and they had a chance to write about all their awesome… Continue reading Earth Day Class Book with Free Writing Prompt!