Saturday, January 28, 2017

Read With My Teacher

Playing with letters, sounds, and words in kindergarten is a joy to us!  One of the most important things we do as teachers is teach our students to have fun while learning to read. 
Want to share with your parents how happy and confident of a reader their child is becoming!?!
Try sending home “little paper emergent readers” with our “parent helper” sheet attached.  Your students reading confidence will grow! 

We believe this will help strengthen your relationship with each of your parents while reinforcing the skills your emphasizing in the classroom.  

CLICK RIGHT HERE to check out our unit in our TpT shop! 

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Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Label The Teacher And A Friend!

After the students label the teacher...
they can label a friend!  
Amazing teacher pictured above ~ Mrs. Julie Lee 

Our students had so much fun!
The most excited part of this activity was finding out who they would label!!!

Labeling a picture is an important part to learning to write.  This is a fun way to help beginning writers develop confidence in becoming an independent writer. 
This "Label a Friend" freebie is our gift to you! 
Enjoy your holiday break with your friends and family! 

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Spiders, Skeletons, & Bats...Oh YES!

Check out the pictures of my kiddos
 enjoying our thematic centers.  
"FANGTASTIC" time of the day! 

Some of the center activities are from this unit by Julie Lee.
CLICK HERE to check it out!
"Batty Smells" in your classroom!

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Apple Center Favs!

 Just sharing a couple of our favorite 
"Apple Centers".  
"Eat An Apple" Poem from Deanna Jump
is a must for every Kindergarten Classroom!

We can't get enough of
"Kindergarten With Susie"
HAPPY poems.  We do them all year long!
I just LOVE fall time! 

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Secret Password

 When "Bonnie Kathryn Teaching" shares a post on her facebook page with a picture from your classroom...ya better blog about it again...right!?!

This is a picture of my "Secret Password" that is outside my classroom door this school year.  IN LOVE!
In the past...I would change the picture to go with one of the themes that I was teaching each month.  Beginning teacher ~ who stayed at school way to much.  HA!  
This is the "Secret Password" when my classroom was a camping theme for the year.  The password was on marshmallows!

Let me tell you a little about the
"Secret Password"...

This is a great way to reinforce concepts being learned in the classroom.
Shapes, Colors, Numbers, Letters, Sight Words, etc.
You can differentiate too...Some students will tell you the sight word, spell the sight word, &/or use it in a sentence.

You will make a personal connection for the start of the day with each child.
How great is that!?!?  

Sunday, September 4, 2016

Pete The Cat Tour!

We had the BEST first 2 days of school this week.  The kids had SO much FUN!  I am SO proud of how well they are behaving and learning all the rules of the classroom and the school. 
The students always LOVE our “Pete the Cat School Tour!”  I'm always super surprised how many of them TRULY believe that we'll find Pete the Cat.   

Look at those SMILES!

Tricky part is trying to get the "TREAT" into the classroom while you are gone! 

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