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Instagram Posts of the Week #66- fun class book, construction sensory bin and play dough, and more!

These past couple of weeks we have been learning about community helpers, and our students have loved everything to do with construction workers. We have based a lot of our centers around this theme, and they have all been a hit! Here is a look at what we have been doing: If I Became the… Continue reading Instagram Posts of the Week #66- fun class book, construction sensory bin and play dough, and more!

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Instagram Posts of the Week #29- Valentine’s Day sensory bin, heart painting, play dough invitation, and more!

I was pretty excited to reach 2600 followers this week! I can't believe how much my page has grown in less than a year, and I love sharing ideas with teachers from all over the world. It's such a great way to showcase all the amazing things that are happening in our classrooms, and to… Continue reading Instagram Posts of the Week #29- Valentine’s Day sensory bin, heart painting, play dough invitation, and more!

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Take a Look Back with me #24- Snowflake sight words, hot chocolate sensory bin, peppermint play dough, and more!

I will be going back to work on Monday after a long and relaxing break. I am excited to hear what our students got up to with their families, and we have lots of exciting centers and activities planned for when they get back. Here is a look back at a few centers we had… Continue reading Take a Look Back with me #24- Snowflake sight words, hot chocolate sensory bin, peppermint play dough, and more!

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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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Pumpkin Activities in Kindergarten

We are heading to the farm next week, and our students are really excited about getting a chance to pick their own pumpkins! In preparation, we have been learning about the pumpkin life cycle and we had some really fun hands-on activities using pumpkins in our classroom: Pumpkin Geoboard: Pumpkin geoboards are a great fine… Continue reading Pumpkin Activities in Kindergarten

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Welcome to Kindergarten

This past week was our Welcome to Kindergarten night. We invite students that will be starting school in September to come into our kindergarten classrooms. We have centers set-up and they can explore the different classrooms. We were assigned loose parts this year and we incorporated a mix of math, literacy and art into our… Continue reading Welcome to Kindergarten

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St-Patrick’s Day Playdough

St-Patrick's Day falls during March break this year, so we have been doing some ealrly St-Patty's day activities. One of them is to make some green sparkly play dough for this great invitation to play. I used this glitter to get the play dough really shining, and some green food colouring to get it the… Continue reading St-Patrick’s Day Playdough