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POSITIONAL WORDS WITH THE GINGERBREAD MAN

There are so many fun, creative ways to teach the story of the Gingerbread Man during the holiday season. This year, I took the science and literacy approach with using positional words as my main focus. My students loved this interactive reader focusing on positional words with the gingerbread man! Favorite Gingerbread Picture Books Have […]

STEAM Halloween Art

Halloween makes for a crazy week of school.  Making learning fun (or just tossing out candy) is probably the only option for success. That is why I created a week of STEAM Halloween learning activities.  The perfect science, technology, engineering, art, and math are perfect for a sugar-filled week of learning. What is STEAM? STEAM […]

HOW TO REDUCE CONFUSION DURING KINDERGARTEN CENTERS

Being a Kindergarten teacher is such a fun and rewarding adventure. Kindergartners learn more in one year than probably any other grade in the entire school. The faster you build a routine, the faster your group of learners will know what to do without any confusion. I always start with my kindergarten centers to build […]

Interactive Farm Book for Little Learners

One of my favorite thematic units to teach in the classroom is farm. There is so much to teach and a ton of ways to incorporate standards into your instruction.  I have a variety of farm books to choose from for our unit, but my new favorite is our interactive farm book. I just recently introduced these […]

BACK TO SCHOOL LESSONS FOR LITTLE LEARNERS

Back to school is such an exciting time for teachers. However, the to-do list is rather lengthy, and it can be hard to get everything done. To be honest, there have been a few years where I focus on planning my routines, organization and schedules and realize I don’t have the first week planned. That’s […]

END OF THE YEAR LEARNING

It’s the best time of the year. The end of the school year is approaching and you have a classroom full of excited students. Your classroom managements skills have to be on point as well as your activities and lesson plans! Don’t dread end of the year learning! Make it the most exciting time for […]