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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

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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

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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

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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

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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)

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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)

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A Look Back on this Week (number 12)

It was a hot one this week in the classroom. We got a crazy heat wave that is very unusual for us at this time of the year. Even with the high temperatures, we were able to have a lot of fun with our centers this week! This super simple cutting activity is great for… Continue reading A Look Back on this Week (number 12)

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Instagrams of the Week 11

We had another amazing week at school filled with so many fun activities and centers. Here is a look back on some of my posts from this past week (I try to post everyday, so if you want to see everything, make sure you follow me!) Our students were finding potato bugs (as they call… Continue reading Instagrams of the Week 11