Kindergarten First Week

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Name writing (& pre-writing) activities for Pre-K #pre-k #finemotorskills #namewriting

Name writing activities

It's several weeks into the school year and I haven't posted anything about my new class yet, but it's all good- they're a great bunch! I have 11 kids and they are loads of fun and full of personality. I'm so lucky that their transition was easy, I didn't even have any criers on the first day! We've been hard at work on identifying their names, identifying the letters in their names, and getting the muscles in their hands strong enough to be ready to start writing their names. Here are some…

One of TpT's 10 FREE DOWNLOADS! FREE & EDITABLE Procedures Planner & Organizers!

FREE Procedure Planner & Organizer {EDITABLE!}

One of TpT's 10 FREE DOWNLOADS! FREE & EDITABLE Procedures Planner & Organizers!

First Day Jitters Feelings Graph for 1st Graders. Inspired by the book, "First Grade Jitters" by Robert Quackenbush.

First Grade Jitters Back to School Activities for First Day & Distance Learning

This no prep, differentiated First Grade Jitters book study is a must-have book companion for First Grade Jitters by Robert Quackenbush. Perfect to use on the first day and for Back to School, this resource has numerous meaningful and fun activities for your students. Now with a Google Slides versi...

17 Different Ways to Review Classroom Procedures - Teaching Made Practical

17 Different Ways to Review Classroom Procedures

We all know the importance of teaching and reviewing classroom procedures. As upper elementary school teachers, we are bombarded with recommendations to practice routines and procedures constantly, particularly the first week of school, and then to keep practicing them throughout the school year. But reviewing and practicing procedures can get a little boring, especially for students. Below are 17 different

Chester Raccoon and The Kissing Hand - feelings on the first day of school - FREEBIE

2 Thinking Maps and Chester Raccoon

I have 9 days under my belt!!! The Kinder team has been busy teaching rules and procedures, assessing with DIBELS, and comforting little ones! Ahh, the beginning of the year... I wanted to share with you some of the activities that we worked on last week. So here we go! I introduced the kiddos to 2 types of Thinking Maps this week. We read a story from our reading program, Hands Can. We brainstormed some things that our hands can do and I recorded them on a Circle Map. The students also…

Read First Day Jitters and have students share how they felt on the first day of school!

Search | The Kindergarten Smorgasboard

Howdy! I am Mr. Greg from The Kindergarten Smorgasboard. My real name is Greg Smedley-Warren. I have been teaching for 11 years. I spent a year teaching fifth grade, two years in second grade and am now in my 9th year in Kindergarten. Kindergarten is my passion and my calling but honestly, that wasn’t how it started. When I was moved to Kindergarten (not voluntarily!) I called my mommy and cried. But on the first day, I fell in love and knew that Kindergarten is where I belonged. I have…

First Day of Kindergarten (via Bloglovin.com )

First Day of Kindergarten (A Spoonful of Learning)

That day is here for a lot of us and just around the corner for the rest! The first day of kindergarten!!!! Our to-do lists are multiple pages long and our heads are full of all the ideas and things w

Name collages using dot markers! My preschool students are having fun learning the letters in their name. EDITABLE FREEBIE.

EDITABLE Name Mats for Preschool, Pre-K, and Kindergarten

Name collages using dot markers! My preschool students are having fun learning the letters in their name. EDITABLE FREEBIE.

Kindergarten Lesson Plans, Week One!

Kindergarten Lesson Plans: Week One!

Hello, everyone! This week I am going to tell you what my lesson plans were for the first week of Kindergarten. Each week, my lesson plan...

FREE Editable Name MATS perfect to use all over the classroom to help preschool, pre-k, and kindergarten kiddos learn their names. #names #preschool #learnnames #pre-k #namecards

FREE Editable Name Mats - Pocket of Preschool

FREE Editable Name MATS perfect to use all over the classroom to help preschool, pre-k, and kindergarten kiddos learn their names.

Anchor Chart to introduce and teach conflict resolution skills (image only)

7 Best Coping Skills Worksheets From Around the Web - Unstress Yourself

Anchor Chart to introduce and teach conflict resolution skills (image only)

School Days Printables & Labels part 1 | Worldlabel Blog

School Days Printables & Labels part 1

This really cute set of labels for School Kids and Teachers is designed by Erin Rippy of InkTreePress.com Printables are in PDF templates, they are both fillable and editable. Yes, they are ready …

“I Gotta Go” is a fun way to teach children bathroom manners, etiquette and proper hand-washing. This music video is ideal for toddlers, preschool and kindergarten children.

Bathroom Manners Children’s Song ♫ I Gotta Go ♫ Good Manners & Hand Washing by The Learning Station

“I Gotta Go” is a fun way to teach children bathroom manners, etiquette and proper hand-washing. This music video is ideal for toddlers, preschool and kindergarten children.

The Daily Alphabet: The Stress of Dismissal on the 1st Day

The Stress of Dismissal on the 1st Day

Dismissal time on the first day of school can be stressful! Check out this tried and true way of keeping track of transportation changes!

Kids can be SO scared to make mistakes. Whether they come from a home where mistakes aren't embraced or they're just natural born perfectionists, they're {sometimes} terrified to make them...

How to Teach Your Students to Celebrate Mistakes | The TpT Blog

Cara Carroll says, "I want my students to know that I make mistakes EVERY.SINGLE.DAY and I want them to feel like they can make mistakes, too."