CVC Word Practice- Type them!

I am always looking for ways to have our students practice sounding out and writing words. It is such a jump from learning letter sounds, to applying that knowledge when writing new words. CVC words are a great place to start since they are simple and it is easy to hear each sound. To get… Continue reading CVC Word Practice- Type them!

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Take a Look Back #61- Winter Sensory Bin, Lego Maze, January Homework Challenges, and more!

I have had such a great winter break- I got some much needed rest, and I am ready to take on the rest of the school year! I am excited to see our students again, and we have so many great centers and activities planned to do with them. Here is a look back at… Continue reading Take a Look Back #61- Winter Sensory Bin, Lego Maze, January Homework Challenges, and more!

Take a Look Back #60- penguin art, holiday sensory bin, gingerbread man class book and more!

We are one day away from winter break, and I didn't think I was going to make it for a moment. I'm am looking forward to having two weeks off to relax and hit the reset button. Here are few activities from our past week in kindergarten: Penguin Art We did a winter art rotation… Continue reading Take a Look Back #60- penguin art, holiday sensory bin, gingerbread man class book and more!

Take a Look Back #59- Christmas ornaments, letter formation practice, hot chocolate craft, and more!

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!

Take a Look Back #58- STEM challenge, fine motor stations, symmetry provocation, 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!

Take a Look Back #57- Beebot, Letter Construction, Easy Sensory Bin, 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!

Knowing when to slow down…

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…

Fall-Themed Activities for your Kindergarten Classroom

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

Take a Look Back #55- Pompom sensory bin, turkey sight word center, fall loose parts and more!

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!