Teaching time to kindergarten students is a tough one. They do not quite understand what time is yet, and they are just starting to note the passage of time. So when you start teaching them to tell time, it can be a really hard concept for them to grasp. We keep telling time really simple… Continue reading Teaching Time in Kindergarten with a Poster Freebie!
While being on summer break, I am posting pictures from our classroom from this past year. It's been nice to look back on some of the activities we did, and to start thinking of new ideas for next year! My Piggy Bank This activity was so fun to do with the money stamps (from Scholar's… Continue reading Take a Look Back #49- Piggy Bank Money Activity, Geo-Board Literacy, Roll and Stack Sight Word Center, and more!
Are you thinking about some new centers for back to school? Here are a few ideas to get the school year started! Memory Books and Journals The beginning of the year is the perfect time to start your Memory Journals or Books. Students make one page a month, and at the end of the school… Continue reading Get Centers Ready for Back to School!
Going into my second full week off of school and I am enjoying this time to relax! I thought I could share with you a few more pictures from our last week of school: Teen Number Stack 'Em Our students needed a challenge in the last weeks of school, and these teen number subitizing mats… Continue reading Take a Look Back #48- dinosaur sensory bin, teen number stacking game, and more!
I know a lot of schools are now out for the summer, but where I am we still have 3 more weeks! It's been hard seeing everyone on their summer breaks, but we have been keeping it fun in our classroom so it has not been too bad. Here are some of the fun activities… Continue reading Instagram Posts of the Week #46- line of symmetry butterflies, geo-board fun and more!
Teaching coins in kindergarten can sometimes be difficult. There are so many different coins, values and it incorporates different math strategies! We used the activities from my Easy Print and Prep pack to help us teach our students all about Canadian coins (the pack also includes everything for U.S. coins). Here are a few of… Continue reading Kindergarten Money Activities for U.S. and Canadian Coins
We have been having so much fun these past few weeks in the classroom, we are getting excited about the chick eggs in our incubator (more to come on that, so make sure you are following me here!), we are getting caterpillars, and we are having a Pirate Day! I love this time of the… Continue reading Instagram Posts of the Week #44 – word family spin, pineapple number sense, story writing center, and more!
We recently finished our subtraction unit, and I thought I would share some pictures from my Easy Print and Prep pack. We used these centers to help our students understand how to subtract using different strategies. Take a peek at 3 of our centers: 1. Subtracting using a picture: With these subtraction task cards, students… Continue reading Subtraction Activities for Kindergarten Math Centers
As the end of the year is approaching, we have been reflecting on just how far our kindergarten students have come. Some of them came to school not knowing any numbers and couldn't write their name. With only 2 months left to go, we now get chance to see how much their hard work has… Continue reading Instagram Posts of the Week #42- Teen number cards, bird seed sensory bin, rainy day class book and more!
Dice are such a great way to build on students' number sense skills. They are great for subitizing, one-to-one correspondence, and can be used to build addition and subtraction skills. All this and students love using dice because it feels like they are playing a game instead of doing math 'work'! I developed these math… Continue reading Dice Math Centers For Kindergarten