Do you teach in small groups just to have other students come to ask you questions? You need literacy centers in your classroom ASAP! Literacy centers are a MUST in my classroom. If you’re a classroom teacher, you understand the importance of literacy centers. They have such a positive impact on our learners development! Introducing […]

How to Organize Centers in Your Classroom

It amazes me how quickly a classroom can fill up with “stuff”.  The last classroom I moved into my family was in shock as we unloaded box after box of teaching goodies.  The amount of resources we use with our students is a tad bit overwhelming.  But, knowing that I will be able to organize everything […]

Beginning Sound Matching Game

I don’t know about you, but I’m so excited to see the early signs of Spring! It’s a time when nature comes out of a resting period and transforms into the beautiful colors we love. This is also a perfect time to pull out your spring thematic units, activities and centers. This beginning sound literacy […]

A Camping Scavenger Hunt for Little Learners

Camping is a great family activity that you can do any time of the year.  Our favorite time to camp is the fall and spring season where the weather is perfect-not too hot or too cold!  We get away from all the stress of every day life and just enjoy everything around us.  We have […]

Alphabet Activities

Practicing the alphabet is something that goes on in an early childhood classroom daily.  It is a must to have a variety of fun alphabet activities to keep centers exciting.  These are a few of my go-to activities to teach all the letters of the alphabet. Letter Sorting The first activity we use is a […]


I am a huge supporter of centers (or wrong way to label them!) in the classroom. The purpose of centers is to provide activities to the majority of your students while you teach in small groups. In my opinion, introducing centers as early as possible will reap huge benefits! Start off slow and easy! […]