I love doing plant experiments and sprouting seeds with young children in the spring. Not only do they get excited
Since sight words are so critical to reading success because they are used so often and can not easily be
I love incorporating science experiments and STEM challenges into my lessons! They are so engaging and meaningful for my students
One of the first skills that I assess for my pre-k and kindergarten students is their letter knowledge. Some students
I love how these earth day crafts & writing prompts turned out and I wanted to share them with you.
Since we talk about and see flowers starting to grow this time of year as a sign of spring and
Plastic Easter eggs can be used to make a variety of festive learning centers for young students. In this post
As a teacher of young students, holidays usually involve some sort of celebration at school. I always like to give
When introducing or discussing growth mindset with young students I like to use the book The Little Engine that Could
I wanted to share with you today some favorite and fun ideas for teaching the letters of the alphabet and
This post contains my favorite end of the school year craftivities and bulletin board displays that I have used over the
I saw several recipes for Easter Peeps play dough on Pinterest and had to try it for my class! By
Today I am sharing some favorite Easter gift tags that can be added to any Easter treat to easily create
After working on addition and subtraction with manipulatives, math talks & stories, I needed to find a fun way for
Throughout the school year I like to surprise students with a little something extra special to recognize their hard work
Let’s face it, learning 26 letters and their sounds can be a daunting task for young children. Even though at
In the spirit of Earth Day I wanted to share with you how we re-use egg cartons in our math center.
Recently I was asked for end of the year student gift ideas. I went back through my files and found
Signs of the Spring Season I love the coming of spring because it signals the end of the long, cold winter.
One of my favorite holiday activities is decorating Easter eggs with students. I love finding new and creative ways for
Wind Experiments, Activities, and Book List March is the perfect month to do a learning unit on wind. Here are
I am always on the look out for fun ways of practicing letter recognition and beginning sounds with my students,
Differentiated Addition & Subtraction Practice This activity was created to address 2 issues I was having with my kinders –
It’s raining, it’s pouring, your students’ decomposing numbers knowledge will be soaring! I created these activities to make decomposing
Resurrection Eggs Christian Easter Activities I love using Resurrection Eggs to tell the Easter story. They keep students engaged and interested.
The Colors of Easter Jelly Bean Poem Christian Activities, Printable Book The Colors of Easter Poem is one of
Coding has quickly become a favorite of myself and young students. Even NAEYC has realized its importance – “Early coding,
Part of our kindergarten science curriculum requires us to teach the difference between a solid, liquid, and gas. This is
December is a super busy month! In addition to teaching our regular curriculum, we have to plan & practice for
Why Teach Computer Coding? There is no way of denying it, we live in a digital world. Computers, smartphones, and
Teachers never have enough time, especially in November! There’s parent teacher conferences, the post-Halloween sugar rush, Thanksgiving, etc. Since planning
After visiting the pumpkin farm (one of my favorite field trips!) and bringing back loads of pumpkins, I like to
Today I’m sharing some of my favorite hands-on and interactive ideas for practicing and assessing color recognition and color words.
One of the first skills we work on during the first few weeks of school is name recognition. While some