It never fails to amaze me just how much my kinders LOVE to color. The simple question, "can we color this when we're done?' It always warms my heart, because it tells me, no matter how hard we work at reading and writing and math or no matter how much they enjoy all things techie, they haven't lost the love of simply coloring. Of course, it's hard to fit coloring into a busy kindergarten day filled with standards and expectations to be met, so one way I balance it, is by offering coloring ... VIEW POST
Editable Color By Sight Word Mystery Pictures and a FREEBIE
Editable Color By Sight Word Freebie
One of the most frustrating things in teaching for me in the past has always been the inability to make teaching materials fit MY students' needs. I mean I totally get that huge companies can't possibly make a product to fit the needs of every teacher . . . they're more of a 'one size fits all' kind of deal. But the problem is, our students and our classes are not 'one size fits all' kind of students. I mean, the main premise of differentiating our instruction is that we meet ... VIEW POST
Fishing For Sight Words Freebie!
Fishing for Sight Words is going to be your new favorite activity. Trust me. Students love it and you'll love that you can edit the sight words to fit everyone's readiness level. Winter Break Tasks Winter break never seems quite long enough does it? You probably had big plans to revamp your entire schedule, create some new games for your students, reorganize your classroom library or start a new behavior management system . . . but then those long lazy mornings were just so nice, and ... VIEW POST