Instagram Friday #22

As we are getting closer to Christmas, we are having fun with some holiday centers. Our students are getting in the Christmas spirit, and they have had a great time exploring these new activities. Decorate the Tree! This simple provocation was easy to set up- some loose parts and a tree cutout. We challenged students… Continue reading Instagram Friday #22

Letter Recognition and Formation

One of the most important skills to teach in kindergarten is letter recognition and formation. During our literacy center block, we usually have at least one of our activities focused on letters. Here are a few of our activities from this past month. These are classroom favourites that students tend to gravitate towards (they love… Continue reading Letter Recognition and Formation

Learning About Patterns

We began to learn about patterning last week, and we have had fun using different materials to practice making patterns. Read to the end of this post to download some free anchor posters. We love to use hands-on activities when we are learning how to pattern. Letting students use concrete materials helps them to understand… Continue reading Learning About Patterns

Storage Ideas for the Classroom

You have collected some loose parts in the kindergarten classroom. Now you need to display them for your students to use. We have different ways that we like to put out our loose parts collections and other supplies, and here are some of our ideas. Large baskets are great for holding our bigger items like… Continue reading Storage Ideas for the Classroom

Take a Look Back #17

With Halloween landing on a Tuesday this year, it has felt like a whirlwind week. We had a lot of fun centers and we had such a great time, but I am excited for the weekend! Here are a few of my pictures I shared on Instagram over the past week: With this provocation, students… Continue reading Take a Look Back #17

Sorting in Kindergarten with a FREEBIE

We have just finished up our unit on sorting and it is always my favourite math strand to cover. It gives us an opportunity to use a variety of fun manipulatives, and explore different materials. Here are a few of our centers, make sure you go all the way to the end to find the… Continue reading Sorting in Kindergarten with a FREEBIE