We have a play-based learning curriculum in our province. That means that students should be playing while they learn. We are always looking for ways to incorporate literacy into our play centers and have students learning while having fun! These are 3 centers that are easy to incorporate into your literacy centers: 1. Building with… Continue reading 3 New Sight Word Play-Based Centers for Kindergarten
Spring does not seem to want to come this year. The warm weather teased us last month, but now it has been cold and grey for the past few weeks. You wouldn't know it by looking at our classroom though! We have had some really fun spring-themed activities and centers. Take a peek at what… Continue reading Instagram Posts of the Week #39- sight word flower garden, seed transient art, vegetable garden small world, and more!
Working on sight words is so important for kindergarten. Students need to be able to recognize and write them to become good readers and writers. Since it so important to work on them, I am constantly looking for new and fun ways to work on our sight words to keep it interesting. One of the… Continue reading Easy Low-Prep Sight Word Activities for Kindergarten
We are constantly trying to reinforce and practice sight words. It can get boring doing the same activities, so I came up with these building with sight words activity packs. Students use the pieces to build different items, and this one has students building a lucky clover for Saint-Patrick's Day. There are 46 sight word… Continue reading Build a Sight Word Lucky Clover for Saint-Patrick’s Day
This past week we have been learning about community helpers, and our students were very excited with anything to do with construction workers. We also started with some Saint-Patrick's Day activities. Here is a look back on some of the things we did: What Can You Build? Literacy Center We wanted to get our students… Continue reading Instagram Posts of the Week #32- construction play dough, construction worker loose parts, sight word lucky clover literacy activity and more!
This week was a short one- Monday was a holiday! So I am feeling refreshed and loving the 4 day work week! Family Frames These cute house frames were made for our families for Family Day. I pre-made the popsicle stick houses by hot gluing them together. Each student painted their house, then drew a… Continue reading Instagram Posts of the Week #31- Family pictures craft, Sight Word Pizza, Alphabet literacy center, making 10 with paper chains freebie
What a bananas week this has been. We ended off last week on the 100th day of school, there was Valentine's Day this week, and Chinese New Year, and we had our Elective Day today (students picked a fun activity to do inside or outside the school). It was exhausting but so fun, we had… Continue reading Instagram Posts of the Week #30- BOOM Cards, Sight Word Center, Valentine’s Day and More!
There have been so many fun things happening in our classroom lately. Our students have been so creative and we have been having a great time learning and playing in kindergarten! Here are a few things that we have been up to: Arctic Small World Play Center Our students have loved playing in our small… Continue reading Instagram Posts of the Week #28- Arctic exploration with loose parts, fishing for sight words, math loose parts, 100th day of school and more!
As we continued to learn about snowflakes and winter in general (check our last week's post for more ideas), we did some fun activities this week around the same theme. Scroll all the way to the end to find a free printable for a class book based on The Mitten! Snowflake Invitation to Create After… Continue reading Instagram Posts of the Week #27- snowflake geoboards, owl painting, literacy loose parts, class book
It has been snowing here- a lot. Our students were showing interest in the snowflakes and how the snow was falling so we made sure to incorporate lots of winter centers into our learning this week. Snowflake Loose Parts This center was made to inspire students to create their own unique snowflakes using loose parts.… Continue reading Take a Look Back #26- snowflake loose parts, color word books, beading sight words, and more!