First Week of Kindergarten

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Explore first week of kindergarten activities, lesson planning, and crafts, The first day and week of kindergarten is a fun time for taking pictures and inviting kids and families into a vibrant, joyful learning community. Anchor charts and photos of the students begin to adorn the walls. Learn how to build literacy foundations with Nellie Edge Kindergarten Seminars and Resources.

Nellie Edge Kindergarten Writing and Online Seminars
How to Have the Best Kindergarten Back-to-School Night Ever: Family Scavenger Hunt Step-by-Step. Families’ first visit to kindergarten is organized. First Grade Teachers, Kindergarten Teachers, Student Teaching, Kindergarten Activities, Fun Activities, Back To School Night, First Day Of School, Preschool Learning, Fun Learning

How to Have the Best Kindergarten Back-to-School Night Ever

Best Kindergarten Back-to-School Night Ever: Family Scavenger Hunt Step-by-Step Organize the environment so families' first visit into your classroom will be purposeful & inviting. Ideas for a scavenger hunt with fun activities that involve parents. FREE printable resources & tips for teachers to ease the fear of the kindergartners' initial experience. #stepbystep #parents #backtoschool #kindergarten #NellieEdge #free #fun #activities #ideas #scavengerhunt #firstday #organization #fear…

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Kindergarten Handwriting Tips

30 Essential Handwriting Lessons: No time for isolated handwriting lessons? This research-based handwriting model will ACTIVELY ENGAGE your students...

Build a Happy Classroom: Teach Gratitude! Learning to Express Gratitude Is a Year-Long Theme: We Sing, Sign, Spell, Express and Write “Thank You. Kindergarten Handwriting, Kindergarten Anchor Charts, Kindergarten Literacy, Social Emotional Development, Social Emotional Learning, Social Skills, Abc Phonics, Habits Of Mind, Writing Strategies

The Simplest Way to Build a Happy Classroom: Teach Gratitude!

Build a Happy Classroom: Teach Gratitude!. Learning to Express Gratitude Is a Year-Long Theme: We Sing, Sign, Spell, Express and Write “Thank You.”

How to Have the Best Kindergarten Back-to-School Night Ever: Family Scavenger Hunt Step-by-Step. Families’ first visit to kindergarten is organized. First Grade Teachers, Kindergarten Teachers, Student Teaching, Kindergarten Activities, Fun Activities, Back To School Night, First Day Of School, Preschool Learning, Fun Learning

Fun Back-to-School Night Tips from Nellie Edge

How to Have the Best Kindergarten Back-to-School Night Ever: Family Scavenger Hunt Step-by-Step. Families’ first visit to kindergarten is organized...

  Kindergarten Handwriting, Kindergarten Anchor Charts, Kindergarten Chants, Kindergarten Teachers, New Teachers, Writing Center Preschool, Writing Strategies, Writing Ideas, Abc Phonics

Perfect for first grade review too!

Handwriting, Phonics, and Word Work Teacher's Guide from Nellie EdgeHandwriting is taught in an authentic context: First, using each child's nameThen, real words have personal meaning to a child are introducedFinally, high-frequency "heart word" sentence lessons that build stamina for the Writing Wo...

Nellie Edge: Parents need to know HOW to be your partners to make a HUGE difference in achievement! Multiply your teaching effectiveness ALL YEAR LONG. Send home Editable PreK-1 Calendars for family-friendly learning Kindergarten Learning, Learning Activities, Teaching, Abc Phonics, Habits Of Mind, Real Teacher, Social Emotional Development, Letter To Parents, Math Art

Clarify to parents how to boost learning at home

Nellie Edge: Parents need to know HOW to be your partners to make a HUGE difference in achievement! Multiply your teaching effectiveness ALL YEAR LONG. Send home Editable PreK-1 Calendars for family-friendly learning

  Kindergarten Blogs, Kindergarten Calendar, Kindergarten Handwriting, Kindergarten Activities, Back To School Night, School Fun, Abc Phonics, First Grade Teachers, Word Work

8 Ideas for back to school night in kindergarten

Favorite Back-To-School Blogs for Kindergarten and Pre-K Teachers by Nellie Edge.

  Kindergarten Homework, Kindergarten Teachers, Student Teaching, Teaching Tips, Homework Calendar, Abc Phonics, Real Teacher, Letter To Parents, Free Lesson Plans

At-Home activities: Simple & meaningful to build literacy!

Create meaningful family learning traditions that build school success. Editable. Free yearly updates. Includes 10 parent letters and reading logs. "There are so many activities that families can do together in place of paper/pencil homework...and [the calendars] are editable!" Rachelle, kinder...

  Writing Folders, Writing Lists, Writing Words, Writing Workshop, Kids Writing, Opinion Writing, Kindergarten Handwriting, Kindergarten Writing, Kindergarten Teachers

Give students templates for lists - authentic work!

Begin the year with these writing printables! Kids LOVE to write lists in their Independent Writing Centers! This expanded resource includes these writing list templates: My Favorite ABC WordsMy Wish List for FamilyMy List of FriendsMy List of Favorite "Heart Words"My List of Favorite CostumesMy Lis...

Kindergarten Organization: Thoughtful attention to classroom organization allows kids & preschool te Kindergarten Classroom Organization, Kindergarten Language Arts, Kindergarten Lesson Plans, Kindergarten Centers, School Organization, Preschool Teachers, Organization Ideas, First Grade Teachers, New Teachers

Create a Beautiful Kindergarten Classroom

Nellie Edge write how Thoughtful attention to classroom organization allows kids & preschool teachers to create beautiful classroom environments & at home. Student learning activities become more self-directed in joyful, organized environments where there is a place for everything & everything in its place! #kindergarten #organization #graphic #classroom #activities #NellieEdge #ideas #management #teachers #centers #writing #drawing #science #simplykinder #newteacher #firstgrade

Your Kindergarten Year with 10 Memorable Traditions Establish daily routines! Ideas for Morning jobs. Settling-in time. Fun reading and storytelling. Use kids' names all day. Beginning Of Kindergarten, Kindergarten First Day, Beginning Of The School Year, Kindergarten Teachers, New Teachers, Student Teaching, Kindergarten Activities, Classroom Activities, Fun Activities

So many tips for a smooth beginning of school!

Establish daily routines! Nellie Edge gives ideas for Morning jobs; Settling-in time; Kindergarten kindness; Good manners; Songs! Building community; Fun reading & storytelling; See how kids' names become learning points! #kindergarten #begintheyear #kindness #NellieEdge #singing #fun #activities #meeting #classroom #management #newteacher #settlingin #morning #system #plan #calendar #behavior #writing #handwriting #fingerspelling #joy #kids #jobs

How to Have the Best Kindergarten Back-to-School Night Ever: Family Scavenger Hunt Step-by-Step. Families’ first visit to kindergarten is organized. First Grade Teachers, Kindergarten Teachers, Student Teaching, Kindergarten Activities, Fun Activities, Back To School Night, First Day Of School, Preschool Learning, Fun Learning

Fun Back-to-School Night Tips from Nellie Edge

All you need for a Family Scavenger Hunt! Organize the environment so families' first visit into your classroom will be purposeful & inviting. Ideas for a scavenger hunt with fun activities that involve parents. FREE printable resources & tips for teachers to ease the fear of the kindergartners' initial experience. #stepbystep #parents #backtoschool #kindergarten #NellieEdge #free #fun #activities #ideas #scavengerhunt #students #firstday #organization #fear #roundup

Resource book makes it easy to implement High-Frequency "Heart  Word” program. Includes lists, parent letters, crowns, procedures, 4  large printable posters, floor size posters, take home sets of  sight words & 62 word cards. #highfrequency #words #NellieEdge #kindergarten #heartwords #pd #newkindergartenteacher #poster #list #parents #ideas #activities #phonics #abc #writingworkshop #sightwords Parent Letters, Letter To Parents, Learning Targets, Learning To Write, Kindergarten Writing, Kindergarten Activities, Word Program, Sight Words Printables, Abc Phonics

Kindergarten Sight Word Program

Resource book makes it easy to implement High-Frequency "Heart Word” program. Includes lists, parent letters, crowns, procedures, 4 large printable posters, floor size posters, take home sets of sight words & 62 word cards. #highfrequency #words #NellieEdge #kindergarten #heartwords #pd #newkindergartenteacher #poster #list #parents #ideas #activities #phonics #abc #writingworkshop #sightwords

For your best school year ever! K-1 blogs: Family Scavenger Hunt, Kindergarten Giving Tree, Family Learning Calendar, Kindergarten Kindness, Teach Gratitude, Keep Joy Alive, Kindergarten-Friendly Handwriting and Sight Word Work. #Kindergarten #newkindergartenteacher #Parents #handwriting #printables #organization #howtoteach #growthmindset #ideas #calendar #scavengerhunt #activities #families #athome #blog #invitation #NellieEdge #tpt #learn #newyear #kids #fun #free #volunteers #classroom… Kindergarten Blogs, Kindergarten Calendar, Kindergarten Handwriting, Kindergarten Activities, Back To School Night, School Fun, Abc Phonics, First Grade Teachers, Word Work

Favorite Back-To-School Blogs for Kindergarten and Pre-K Teachers

For your best school year ever! K-1 blogs: Family Scavenger Hunt, Kindergarten Giving Tree, Family Learning Calendar, Kindergarten Kindness, Teach Gratitude, Keep Joy Alive, Kindergarten-Friendly Handwriting and Sight Word Work. #Kindergarten #newkindergartenteacher #Parents #handwriting #printables #organization #howtoteach #growthmindset #ideas #calendar #scavengerhunt #activities #families #athome #blog #invitation #NellieEdge #tpt #learn #newyear #kids #fun #free #volunteers #classroom…

Stamp and Read Skinny books provide a scaffold into early independent writing of key sentence patterns. Making pattern books is a great way to differentiate instruction and provide practice using foundational literacy skills. Writing Center Kindergarten, Beginning Of Kindergarten, Kindergarten Books, Literacy Stations, Literacy Skills, Literacy Centers, Work Stations, Language Activities, Writing Activities

CHILDREN LOVE STAMP AND READ SKINNY BOOKS! They provide a scaffold into early independent writing of key sentence patterns. Making pattern books is a great way to differentiate word work and provide practice using foundational literacy skills and high-frequency words early in the year. Directions how to make a stamp & read book! Sturdy wooden stamps. #stamps #writing #kindergarten #NellieEdge #read #ideas #prompts #activities #howto #animal #teacher #book #wooden #example #blog #handwriting

Nellie Edge ABC Play Dough Mats: ABC and Fingerspelling FREE + recipe! Play dough develops small finger muscles for writing & provides rich social context for language & concept development. Use abc mats for word work! Kindergarten Handwriting, Kindergarten Literacy, Handwriting Ideas, Handwriting Activities, Literacy Skills, Literacy Centers, Finger Strength, Professional Learning Communities, Abc Phonics

Nellie Edge Kindergarten

Download these FREE play dough mats (connect FINGERSPELLING and correct LETTER FORMATION) Build kids' engagement, finger strength, dexterity, fine motor skills! Laminate for the classroom or sharewith parents to use at home. #fingerstrength #handwriting #letters #letterformation #NellieEdge #finemotor #athome #dexterity #free #printable #fun #kindergarten #specialed #learn #newteacher #firstweekofschool #fingerspelling #alphabet #tpt #practice #name #ideas #activities #teaching…