I do not believe this list to be exhaustive. It’s just what I see as top priorities to wrap your mind around when you’re staring down a “school starts” date on the calendar. I like sharing about how I think on this blog. I hope you find these tips helpful if you’re a new to teaching or just new to kindergarten.
Little Spelling Box
These DIY spelling boxes are perfect for kids working on sight words at home or in the classroom.
Mrs. Ricca's Kindergarten: Finally...Classroom Reveal! More
The Pocket Chart Station in the Kindergarten Classroom (Kindergarten Chaos)
I am super excited about sharing today’s #31daysofkindergarten post. And today is all about implementing the Pocket Chart Station in the Kindergarten Classroom. I love this station because there are s
FREE (huge!) list of routines and procedures to teach at the beginning of the year in Kindergarten (and 1st grade, too!)
Brag Bracelets - Ink Friendly Black and White
Brag Bracelets are an awesome classroom management tool and have been super popular in my classroom. Students work hard to earn them and are super excited when they receive one! I particularly love the fact that students get to take them home which helps to create a positive teacher/parent communication channel. This pack includes 24 different BLACK AND WHITE brags bracelets to use for multiple occasions. I print them on bright colored paper and they look super cute!!!
How to Make Crate Labels & use Large Classroom Labels
DIY - How to make crate labels for your preschool, pre-k, and kindergarten classroom. Get organized this year.
Teaching Kindergartners How to Write a Sentence
Several lesson ideas and anchor charts to use when Teaching Kindergartners How to Write a Sentence. Uses the gradual release model to full implication.
First Day of School Photo Booth
First Day of Kindergarten Photo Booth | Classroom idea for Meet the Teacher Night
13 Stellar Things to Know for the Beginning of Kindergarten
13 Things Kindergarten Teachers Should Know for the Beginning of Kindergarten
Book buddies for classroom reading.
First Day of Kindergarten Tips Tricks and Ideas for Success
Everything you wanted to know about the First Day of Kindergarten. Kindergarten Chaos shares her 'real-life' first day schedule and includes tips and tricks
First Week of Kindergarten Activities, Books, and Ideas
This blog post is full of ideas for the First Week of Kindergarten. Includes book suggestions, activities, and links to accompanying ideas.
Table Trash Bins FREEBIE - classroom management idea