How to Use Sensory Bins in a Kindergarten Classroom!

We actively use our sensory bin in our classroom. We change it out weekly and use it to reinforce various skills: math and literacy concepts, fine motor, co-operation and problem solving. Our students return to the sensory bin throughout the week, and we love coming up with new activities to put in it. This is… Continue reading How to Use Sensory Bins in a Kindergarten Classroom!

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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!

Instagram Posts of the Week #64- Winter Soup Sensory Bin, Beginning Sound Activity, Snowflake Fine Motor and More!

This past week was a hard one- we had 2 snow storms, freezing rain, extremely cold weather (-40 degrees Celsius), but we never had a snow day. It was tough to get through the school day when it starts with an extremely stressful drive. I'm glad it's over, but winter is not even close to… Continue reading Instagram Posts of the Week #64- Winter Soup Sensory Bin, Beginning Sound Activity, Snowflake Fine Motor and More!

Take a Look Back #62- snow sensory bin, graphing activity, invitation to create snowflakes, and more!

Our first week back after winter break has been a great one- our students are excited to be back, and we are refreshed and ready to tackle the second half of the school year. We have had a lot of fun centers, here is a look at a few of them: Winter Sensory Bin Our… Continue reading Take a Look Back #62- snow sensory bin, graphing activity, invitation to create snowflakes, and more!

Take a Look Back #61- Winter Sensory Bin, Lego Maze, January Homework Challenges, and more!

I have had such a great winter break- I got some much needed rest, and I am ready to take on the rest of the school year! I am excited to see our students again, and we have so many great centers and activities planned to do with them. Here is a look back at… Continue reading Take a Look Back #61- Winter Sensory Bin, Lego Maze, January Homework Challenges, and more!

Take a Look Back #57- Beebot, Letter Construction, Easy Sensory Bin, and more!

There are 4 weeks until Christmas (can you believe it? I can't!), so we have started planning and gearing up for all the holiday celebrations and fun. Are you doing anything special with you class?  Let me know in the comments below! Here is what we were up to this past week: Shredded Paper Sensory… Continue reading Take a Look Back #57- Beebot, Letter Construction, Easy Sensory Bin, and more!

Take a Look Back #55- Pompom sensory bin, turkey sight word center, fall loose parts and more!

Here is a quick look back at some of our centers from this past week! Turkey Sight Words This sight word turkey literacy center was perfect for practicing writing and reading sight words. Our students loved picking out the different pieces to complete the turkey, then writing down the sight words they used! Pompom Sensory… Continue reading Take a Look Back #55- Pompom sensory bin, turkey sight word center, fall loose parts and more!

Take a Look Back #52- Apple seed counting, number formation practice, fall sensory bin and more!

This has been a long week! It was Meet the Teacher at our school on Thursday night, so we spent a lot of time prepping and getting ready for it. It went so well, but I am glad it is over! Take a look back with me at a few centers we did this past… Continue reading Take a Look Back #52- Apple seed counting, number formation practice, fall sensory bin and more!

Take a Look Back #51- Apple sensory bin, popsicle stick letters, dinosaur math provocation, and more!

We are in our second week of school and our students are starting to understand the rules and routines of  being in school. We were able to get to some really great centers this past week, and I thought I should share a few of them Apple Sensory Bin We used oatmeal as the base… Continue reading Take a Look Back #51- Apple sensory bin, popsicle stick letters, dinosaur math provocation, and more!

Take a Look Back #48- dinosaur sensory bin, teen number stacking game, and more!

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!