Last week my friend Jenn wrote an awesome post about Mystery Skype in Kindergarten, and it's such a great way to incorporate more technology into the classroom. She has also turned me on to using Boom Cards with our kindergarten students. If you don't know what Boom Cards are, keep reading! They are such an… Continue reading Boom Cards in the Classroom! Technology in Kindergarten
What a bananas week this has been. We ended off last week on the 100th day of school, there was Valentine's Day this week, and Chinese New Year, and we had our Elective Day today (students picked a fun activity to do inside or outside the school). It was exhausting but so fun, we had… Continue reading Instagram Posts of the Week #30- BOOM Cards, Sight Word Center, Valentine’s Day and More!
I was pretty excited to reach 2600 followers this week! I can't believe how much my page has grown in less than a year, and I love sharing ideas with teachers from all over the world. It's such a great way to showcase all the amazing things that are happening in our classrooms, and to… Continue reading Instagram Posts of the Week #29- Valentine’s Day sensory bin, heart painting, play dough invitation, and more!
Our students always need practice with letter sounds and letter formations. We love to give our students hands-on centers to get them to practice with the alphabet in different ways. I came up with this activity pack to make it easy for us to set-up centers, once students know how to do the center once,… Continue reading Letter and Phonics Activities for Kindergarten
It is getting to the time of the school year when we need more challenging centers for our students. Most of them know all the letters and sounds, so we are moving on to stretching out and writing simple words. I wanted to create something fun, that students would be excited to do, but that… Continue reading CVC, CCVC, CVCC Literacy Center and Worksheets for Kindergarten
As we continued to learn about snowflakes and winter in general (check our last week's post for more ideas), we did some fun activities this week around the same theme. Scroll all the way to the end to find a free printable for a class book based on The Mitten! Snowflake Invitation to Create After… Continue reading Instagram Posts of the Week #27- snowflake geoboards, owl painting, literacy loose parts, class book
It has been snowing here- a lot. Our students were showing interest in the snowflakes and how the snow was falling so we made sure to incorporate lots of winter centers into our learning this week. Snowflake Loose Parts This center was made to inspire students to create their own unique snowflakes using loose parts.… Continue reading Take a Look Back #26- snowflake loose parts, color word books, beading sight words, and more!
A first week back at school means that I am exhausted, but glad to be back! We had a great time this week, and here is a quick look at what we got up to: Build a Sight Word Pizza I am really excited about this new literacy center that I made over the winter… Continue reading Take a Look Back #25 – winter math activities, line of symmetry, sight word stamping, rainbow writing, and more!
I will be going back to work on Monday after a long and relaxing break. I am excited to hear what our students got up to with their families, and we have lots of exciting centers and activities planned for when they get back. Here is a look back at a few centers we had… Continue reading Take a Look Back with me #24- Snowflake sight words, hot chocolate sensory bin, peppermint play dough, and more!
The last week of school before the winter break is a tough one. Students are excited about the holidays, there is still lots left to do and we still need to teach! I wanted to make a literacy center that would fun for students, educational and something they could work on independently. This literacy center… Continue reading Sight Word Christmas Tree Literacy Activity