Here's a newly updated Rules for the iPad poster all freshly updated for you! The poster has five simple rules in a positive PBIS format with some cute little illustrations to help non-readers, and it is FREE for you to download and print!
Here's a list of my favorite free and paid iPad apps for Kindergarten and Pre-K for the 2018-19 school year! These apps include skills such as alphabet recognition, beginning reading skills such as letter sounds, sounding out words, and learning sight words, as well as early math skills such as numbers and numeracy, shape recognition, matching sets, patterning, addition and subtraction, etc.
Here is a brand, new product for those of you that teach the letters and sounds, especially within the "Letter of the Week" format: It's our Alphabet trace and Sound Circle Worksheets! I love these because they are simple, straightforward, and to the point, and can usually be done in ten minutes or less.
A fun, interactive, whole group game for young children that boosts problem solving skills and cooperative learning! Kids practice self-regulation skills, thinking ahead, cooperation, following directions, and boosts social skills. You can’t beat that, right?
Here is a great Muffin Man themed STEM project to add to your nursery rhyme unit! It is creative, fun, & only takes a few basic materials. All you need are some leftover muffin liners of various colors & designs, paper, markers or crayons, glue, and some imagination! TK, kindergarten, STREAM, learning songs, easy
Middle Sound Cups are an easy, inexpensive literacy center! We also have some great no-fail tips on teaching kids to identify those tricky medial sounds!
An idea for a literacy center that is easy and inexpensive to put together, AND fun for kids, too! Can be adapted for middle or ending sounds, as well!
Here are some great tips to help teach kids to write on lined paper! It's always been one of my LEAST favorite things to do in kinder, but I've gathered some ideas that seem to work well! Continue reading
CVC Pockets can be used to review CVC words (consonant-vowel-consonant words), beginning sounds, middle sounds, ending sounds, sound blending, vowels vs. consonants, and even left to right progression! There are so many skills packed into this one little activity!
If you are having trouble getting through a lesson without interruptions, then you’ll be happy to hear that this is simply a classroom management skill you can learn by changing just a few things! It’s actually a collection of teaching … Continue reading