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If you give a reindeer a rootbeer. Pre-k Kindergarten Reindeer Games Preschool Christmas, Holiday Fun, Holiday Crafts, Christmas Crafts, Christmas Ideas, Christmas Writing, Xmas, Christmas Templates, Reindeer Christmas

Reindeer Games

Our trip around the world on Christmas Airlines has begun--and we are having all kinds of fun learning about Christmas traditions in other c...

This is a great worksheet to teach similies! Worksheets are a great idea but computer paper can get very pricey especially if you have 20 students or lots of classes! Also the time to make lots of copies would be a downside. Teaching Language Arts, Teaching Writing, Writing Activities, Teaching Tips, Speech And Language, Teaching Poetry, Writing Rubrics, Writing Goals, Paragraph Writing

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When we were making our Mother's Day projects (shown below), I noticed that one of the pages included a simile. Then, it dawned on me that I have yet to teach my kids about similes :)! So, we used the project to jumpstart a simile mini-lesson! I made this chart that we used to come up with some similes for our moms! Notice the sticky notes... my sticky-note stash is GONE! I have ZERO sticky notes left! Seriously, how can a teacher survive without stickies?! I didn't want to write directly on…

and shapes printable. Math First Grade a la Carte: Spookley the Square Pumpkin activities First Grade Classroom, 1st Grade Math, Math Classroom, Classroom Ideas, Grade 3, Math School, School Fun, School Stuff, School Daze


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Pete the Cat Dice, play game to collect all the colors of his shoes Preschool Literacy, Kindergarten Fun, Preschool Books, Literacy Activities, Preschool Supplies, Preschool Ideas, Teaching Math, Craft Ideas, September Preschool

Free for All Friday

Kindergarten blog with ideas on classroom management, centers and learning through play!

Little Warriors: Teddy Bear Picnic & Math and literacy centers Picnic Theme, Picnic Birthday, 2nd Birthday Parties, Birthday Ideas, Leo Birthday, Teddy Bear Day, Cute Teddy Bears, Bear Crafts, Bear Theme

Teddy Bear Picnic & Math and literacy centers - Little Warriors

Last week was our Teddy Bear unit. Always such a fun unit! We bring our Teddy Bears to school on Thursday for our “bear share”. The bears spend the night at school and we have our Teddy Bear picnic on Friday. This year I decided to make some teddy bear picnic baskets out of some...Read More

Check out later.This literacy activity includes 19 different graphic organizers and reading response cards. I work as a co-teacher in a leveled first reading gro. Reading Club, Reading Response, Teaching Reading, Teaching Ideas, Reading Art, Guided Reading, Reading Comprehension, Learning, Kids Book Club

Brown Bag Book Club Literacy Fun

UPDATED 11/2012 This literacy activity now includes 28 different graphic organizers and reading response cards. The implementation of the B3C (brown bag book club) helped the students get excited about the weekly story and gave them the opportunity to write down key elements and share with their pe...

Ahoy Me Hearties! By popular demand and request, I created this pirate themed packet to utilize during your math and literacy centers. Pirate Preschool, Pirate Activities, Pirate Games, Math Literacy, Literacy Centers, Teaching Math, Elementary Teaching, Literacy Activities, Teaching Tips

Pirate Adventures Centers for Math & Literacy

Ahoy Me Hearties!! By popular demand and request, I created this "pirate themed" packet to utilize during your math and literacy centers. There are 20 different activities (10 math and 10 literacy) to keep your young buccaneers busy. I also incorporated both color images and black/white images. You ...

One of my favorite teaching themes is Earth Day and Recycling. Math Literacy, Science Classroom, Literacy Centers, Earth Day Activities, Art Activities For Kids, Science Ideas, Teaching Themes, Teaching Art, Teaching Science

Hooray for Earth Day Math & Literacy Centers

One of my favorite teaching themes is Earth Day and Recycling. Although I may not be the "greenest" person on the Earth, I feel it is very important to stress eco-friendly habits to our students. The future "generations" to Mother Earth and our environment. I have incorporated some "fun" activities ...