:smiling_face_with_3_hearts: As a kindergarten teacher you realize that you often worry about each student, what goes on in their life, and how good or bad they are performing in the classroom. This kind of mental stress is unhealthy and can lead to teacher burnout, so it is crucial to identify several signs and deal with it.
Looking for some cute and easy Easter crafts for kids this Spring? In this post, I’m sharing some of my favourite Easter Crafts for toddlers and preschoolers. These kids crafts are cute and easy to pull off for even the littlest of hands. Use them in the classroom, at home, or for a party! Make them in less than an hour!
Pathway to Fluency is a complete and comprehensive Science of Reading (SoR) Aligned Curriculum! Look no further for your whole-group, small-group and one-on-one reading instruction. Pathway to Fluency has been developed to teach everything from phonological awareness to fluency and spelling in a systematic way using methods that are proven to be effective.
I love these fun word work activities for daily 5, center ideas, and independent practice. They are great for first grade and second grade students. These word work activities are awesome for building phonics mastery, reading skills and confidence!
Whether your students are in the classroom or at home taking part in distance learning, cars can be a great engagement and learning tool. Kindergarteners will love playing and working with numbers, letters, math concepts and reading strategies while using toy vehicles. This post is full of activities, games and teaching ideas for parents and teachers alike. Don't miss out on the great free resources, too. These are inexpensive ideas to help with distance learning.
Need a way for students to INDEPENDENTLY practice mapping high frequency words? This is IT!!! The Science of Reading supports Orthographic Mapping as an essential tool in building fluent readers. It helps students connect the sounds that they hear in words to the spelling that those sounds make. Mapping out sounds makes words more easily recognizable, and the words become part of a reader’s long-term memory. This activity allows for independent, self-correcting practice. Check it out.
:pencil2: Directed drawings can be really fun activities to do with young learners. It gives children a chance to be creative and really take pride in their work. It can even be a great way to add some seasonal decor to your house or classroom. While it may seem difficult to squeeze it into your day, there are so many reasons to try directed drawings with your kids.