Let’s Take a Look Back! (#15)

Our fall centers just keep getting better, and our students are enjoying all the new materials and fun activities! We have such a great class that are always excited to try something new, and they make me want to give them fun centers! Sight Word Pumpkin: Our students had a great time searching for all… Continue reading Let’s Take a Look Back! (#15)

Fall Sensory Bin and Small World

As we move into the fall season, we have set up a fall-inspired sensory bin and small world play center. I love this time of the year, the colours and the changes happening outside are so inspiring for our kinders! We are hoping to inspire our students to sort items, or search for sight words… Continue reading Fall Sensory Bin and Small World

Instagram Friday #9

Now that school has started up again, I am going to start my Instagram Friday posts again! Here is a small snapshot of what is happening in our kindergarten classroom and from my Creative Kindergarten store: Our back to school sensory bin is filled with colorful rice and my Match the Pair! Letter matching activity.… Continue reading Instagram Friday #9

Dyed Dried Lima Beans for Math & Literacy

Yeah, you read that title right. Dyed Dried Lima Beans. I  saw this tutorial on Facebook, and I knew I had to try it! I followed the instructions and made 6 different colors: green, blue, yellow, orange, purple and red. They were really inexpensive to make (I bought the large bag for $5 and I… Continue reading Dyed Dried Lima Beans for Math & Literacy

CVC Words! Literacy Activities for Kindergarten

CVC words (consonant, vowel, consonant) are some of the first words that beginner writers can start spelling. Some examples of a CVC word would be: cat, mop, zip, dog or bug. I was noticing that some of our Junior Kindergarten students were getting really good at identifying the beginning and ending sound of words, but… Continue reading CVC Words! Literacy Activities for Kindergarten

Flower Shop Dramatic Play

Our classroom was transformed into a flower shop a few weeks ago. Our students were having so much fun setting up their store, making signs, writing lists, making money to use in the store, so we extended our leaning outside of the dramatic play center and brought it into other areas of the classroom. This… Continue reading Flower Shop Dramatic Play

Cloud Activities in Kindergarten

The students in our class were showing an interest a couple of weeks ago in the weather and the clouds that they saw outside. So we decided to start a unit on clouds and see how interested they were in looking at different kinds of weather. Apparently not very interested because we have decided to… Continue reading Cloud Activities in Kindergarten