FREE Beginning Literacy Assessment

It’s the beginning of the year, and you have a whole new class that is sitting in front of you.  You don’t know them besides the information you got on the student information card.  You know the first few weeks are getting to know them.  Both personally and academically.  You also know the first few […]

Off for an Alphabet Search

How is it Spring already??!  I just can’t get over how fast this year is flying by.  I don’t know about you, but I’m so ready for some warmer weather.  Warmer weather means we take our learning outside.  For some reason, we stay more focused when we are outside.  And it’s that time of year […]

August Literacy Centers

If you are a planner, summer is probably in full swing and you are ready to get a head start on back to school prep.  There is so much to do to get your classroom ready.  Then there is lesson planning along with literacy centers and math centers. If you are a procrastinator, you probably […]

Fishing for the Alphabet Game

Learning games that focus on the alphabet are perfect to use all year long.  This fishbowl alphabet game is so easy to differentiate between learners who are being introduced to the alphabet or those with more alphabet knowledge. Learning the Alphabet This simple and fun game helps learners make a connection between the capital and lowercase […]

Pasta Alphabet Letter Matching

There seems to be an endless need for alphabet games in early childhood classrooms.  With 26 letters and even more sounds it is no surprise teachers are constantly searching for a new alphabet activity to practice letters in a new way. Alphabet Food With all the talk and action about removing kitchens from early childhood […]