Every year, at the beginning of Kindergarten we begin learning the color words. If you are like me you own the color word CDs and sing them over and over until you can't stop. Then you sing them at home, in the shower, in your head all the time! The good news is: They work! Kids learn how to spell their color words very easily when they learn it in song. (Funny, that actually works for almost anything.) I was growing tired of my old color word poem charts in my classroom and decided to make…
Back to Basics: Cutting and Gluing Kinder Style
I use the poems and practice pages at the beginning of the year to teach safety and responsibility with scissors and glue. At the end of the year, my students still chant the poems when we get out our scissors and glue. I hope you and your students enjoy them as much as we do! What's Included: * ...
Some Freebies! Happy Spring!
Happy Spring! Freebies for you... Blooming Garden Clip Art Burst of Blooms Clip Art A Fun Center Game OR use as Homework! The Bunny Hokey Pokey for Binders or to hang up... Have a great day!
Happy Birthday to Your Students -- Printable Freebies to Make it Fun and EASY!
Have you ever asked a kindergarten child why it's their birthday? Most of them truly have no idea what it means when it is their birthday. ...
Silly songs your preschooler will love
Here are eight silly preschool songs that your preschooler is sure to enjoy. Plus, music is a great way to develop language, motor, and memory skills.
10 Preschool Transitions-- Songs and Chants to Help Your Day Run Smoothly
Preschoolers LOVE music. They enjoy moving, making sounds, and singing! There's something about music that draws them in and points their attention at whoever is making music. A few summers ago, I took a class on
The First Three Days
Well I’m back in the swing of things. The first three days were pretty good. I have 16 lovely first graders, and I think we’re going to have a great year. This week we worked on routines and expectations. My students loved the Marshmallow Toes! Thanks to Kelli at Castles and Crayons! Here are some more pictures of my classroom. Ignore the sorting bins for supplies. My Important Times wall and clock! Thanks to Mrs. Lemons at Step into Second Grade and Lauren at Just Add Clipart. This year…