While school's out for summer for some of us, other of us are still trying to cram assessing, field trips and last-minute assignments in to these few final days. And the kids . . . well . . . they just want to have fun. So in attempt to accomplish both meaningful and engaging activities these last few days, I put together a fun little Word Work I Spy that I'd love to share with all of you. I mean, really, what kiddo doesn't love an activity that involves magnifying glasses ... VIEW POST
Summer Fun Freebie For Those Last Days of School.
Differentiated Spring NO Fuss NO Muss!
I know that the calendar has announced that ‘It's Spring.’ But as I look out my deck window, I still see three feet of snow. Will it never leave? I’ve decided that the only way to make Spring come is to WILL it to come. So I’m going all out and getting my spring on. I’m starting with No Fuss No Muss I Spy Math Fun for Spring. My kindersneed a little breath of fresh SPRING to get them through this last week before break. This packet has so many extension pieces and is so ... VIEW POST
The Whirlwind of Christmas and a Winner, too.
This time of year just kicks my bootie . . . I feel like I’m running 100 miles an hour and can’t catch up. Somehow, everything gets done, but it is definitely a whirlwind. So in honor of my whirlwind, here’s a whirlwind peek at my week in pictures. In the class . . . My sensory table is decked out with a little Christmas Spirit. Yes I always like to put a little academic activity and such in there, but I also hide some other goodies in there for when they finish their 'work.' I had ... VIEW POST
I Spy A Freebie For Fire Safety Month!
It’s Fire Safety month and that means there will be a whole lot of STOP-DROP-AND ROLL talk going on in kindergarten. There is something so appealing about firefighters to small children. I know that after our local fire team visits every year, there is all kinds of make believe talk on the playground and in dramatic play. We write thank you notes to the firefighters, draw pictures . . . You name it! They just can't get enough of them. It makes studying community helpers at this time of ... VIEW POST
I Spy A Target Find You’re Gonna Love and a Freebie To Get You Started
A reader of mine mentioned that there were some oh so cute magnifying glasses at Target and I just HAD to go check it out. I'm always interested in finding anything that will engage my kinders. So I was delighted to find these. Look at these cutie patootie looking glasses. And you know what they go perfect with ? An I Spy of course!! I have an "I Spy with my Frog's Eye" Word Work packet (you can check out this FREEBIE from last spring that goes with it HERE) that would be perfect ... VIEW POST