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!
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!
We had lots of Easter fun in our classroom this week. Our students created a lot of different art work, played in different sensory bins and had fun in math. Take a look at some of the things we did, and make sure you get all the way to the end of the post to… Continue reading Instagram Posts of the Week #36- Easter egg marble painting, Easter Roll and Add, Capacity Water table, and Letter Egg Hunt with Free Recording Sheet
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)
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
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
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 (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
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
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