Birthdays are a special day for kids! Taking time to acknowledge and celebrate student birthdays in the classroom is important but can be a lot of work. Looking for simple birthday classroom ideas that that won't take too much time or money? Keep reading for 8 easy ideas that will make your students feel special and help build a sense of classroom community. Birthday Display Displaying ... Read More about Birthday Classroom Ideas and 8 Simple Ways to Celebrate
With summer just around the corner it can be tricky to keep your students focused and engaged! Are you looking for math activities for your wiggly end of the year kindergarten students? Keep reading for 3 summer math activities perfect for end of the year review (or summer school) and fun enough to keep your students attention. Add seasonal themes to your math activities and make them more ... Read More about Summer Math Activities for Kindergarten
Looking for great summer writing activities for your kindergarten or first grade students? Writing is hard work for our new little writers and it can be tricky to keep them motivated... especially at the end of the school year! Read on for 3 fun summer ideas that will keep your students writing right up until the last day. Label it! Summer Writing If you are having trouble keeping your ... Read More about Summer Writing Activities for Kindergarten
Writing centers in kindergarten and the start of first grade can be a challenge to say the least! Few beginning writers can write for any length of time independently. And everyone wants your help at the same time. It can be stressful… for the teacher and the students! Here are 3 writing center tips that might help. Be Realistic What writing tasks can your students work on independently at ... Read More about 3 Writing Center Tips for Beginning Writers
Spring is blooming this time of year and so are our emerging writers! Looking for some Spring Writing Activities that are just right for your Kindergarten (& even first grade) writers? Read on for 3 writing ideas you can use in your classroom this spring. Label it! Spring Writing Labeling a picture might seem like an activity more suited for the beginning of the year, but look again! I ... Read More about Spring Writing Activities for Kindergarten: Prompts, Vocabulary and more!