Rug Rules Poster
Oh how I forget the beginning of the year wiggles, giggles, and total distraction at the carpet :) I made this poster to hang at my rug as a visual reminder for expected behavior.
Morning Meeting Time
I love the morning meeting time. There are so many skills that can be reviewed within these routines and we all know how much kinders love routines. I use equity sticks and do not have an assigned "calendar helper" or "weather helper" etc. I find that it keeps my students more engaged if they don't know exactly when they will be called on to help or ask a question. Once I get all the routines up and running I can run through the entire class at least once and sometimes twice. I'm listing the…
Lesson Plans! It’s almost a New Month!
….and you know what that means! Time to switch out our calendar and put our September writing pieces into our portfolios. The children LOVE calendar time every day, and it makes me SO happy! We practice SO many skills every day. If you already have my calendar pack, be sure to go back and re-download it! I’ve added TONS of extras so you have a variety of different options when planning your calendar! If you’re interested, you can take a peek at it, by clicking below: Here a couple of sneak…
On to the Learning Train!!
This week the kiddos have been working hard and learning lots!!! I have been teaching phonograms, parts of a book, stamina reading, reading...
Ohhhh.... The Things You Can Do With an Oil Drip Pan - Make Take & Teach
You have to hand it to teachers– they are SO creative! Who would ever think an auto oil drip pan would make such an awesome center activity. If you are joining me on my “Cookie Sheet Challenge” I know what you’re thinking. An oil drip pan is “technically” not a cookie sheet. I have tons […]
Sight Word Chants Freebie - Little Warriors
Last Summer, I came across this brilliant post at Growing Kinders! She had the ingenious idea of putting sight word chants on popsicle sticks! she made up little labels to print out and stick on Popsicle sticks to make it easy and convenient to do with the kiddos! Here are her sticks: Isn’t she just the smartest person!? She...Read More
Calendar time is a daily routine in my classroom. For the next school year, I would like to make this time more interactive for every student. I "GOOGLED" for ideas and of course found some great stuff on Mrs. Meacham's Website. I adapted what I found from her site to fit into my classroom. Every month, I will staple the 2 sheets pictured below on laminated construction paper. The students will keep their "Busy Beaver" calendar folders in a bucket. The special student of the day will hand…