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

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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

Take a Look Back with me! (#16)

This past week our kindergarten classroom has been filled with fun activities and provocations. We also went to the pumpkin farm and continued with our fun fall-inspired activities. We have such a wonderfully creative class, and it is so easy to set up provocations for them. It makes our job so much easier, and we… Continue reading Take a Look Back with me! (#16)

A Glimpse into the Past Week (#14)

Another week has come and gone, and the cooler weather seems to be here for good. We have embraced the fall weather and we are bringing that inspiration into the classroom. Take a look at what we have been up to: Our students have had an obsession with potato bugs  this year (they are also… Continue reading A Glimpse into the Past Week (#14)