Find Time-Saving Kindergarten Resources ➔

Category: back to school

Use these fun and engaging kid approved activities when teaching letter sounds in Kindergarten this year.

Teaching Letter Sounds in Kindergarten

Have you heard all the buzz lately about the science of reading? If you’re anything like me, I’m sure your ears perk up anytime you hear about new ways to help our students grow in reading skills! Today I’m going to chat about using the resources you already have to

Read More »
An All About Me Lapbook is the perfect way to start the new school year with your students. Use these fun and engaging activities to get to know your students.

All About Me Lapbook Activities

All About me is such a fun topic for young learners! I love diving into this theme with my students because they are always so excited to participate. After all, young children are experts on themselves and love sharing facts and favorites of their own. If you’re looking for fun,

Read More »
Using games to help students learn letter identification is a fun and easy way to get in lots of letter identification practice in ways your students will love.

5 Fun Games For Letter Identification

Is letter identification feeling a little lackluster in your classroom lately? Teaching young children their letters isn’t always easy. Letter identification can be confusing and requires lots of practice to really sink in. Typically, repetition makes most people think of flashcards, which have their merits, but I have another idea

Read More »
Use these fun and engaging back-to-school lapbooks to get your kiddos excited to start the new school year.

6 Fun Activities For Back-To-School Lapbooks

Back-to-school is an exciting time in the primary classroom! With new classrooms, new faces, and brand new learning materials – what’s not to like?! As a kindergarten teacher, I know my new students are eager to join in but they are often a bit nervous also. For this reason, I

Read More »
Setting up a back to school writing center is easy with these helpful tips and tricks to get you started.

Setting Up a Back to School Writing Center

Setting up my classroom and planning for a brand new year might be one of my very favorite things about teaching. New materials, fresh classroom decor, and fun (and functional) centers just make my teacher heart SO happy! Whenever I am setting up my classroom for a new year, I

Read More »
Use these fun and engaging hands on apple activities to teach your students all about apples.

7 Apple Activities For Hands-On Learning

If you teach in the primary classroom, chances are you probably do some kind of “Apples Unit” during the school year. Children love learning all about apples, and they are a great symbol to help celebrate the coming of fall and cooler temps! But, you can learn about apples any

Read More »
Boom Cards for use in the Kindergarten Classroom

Using Boom Cards In Kindergarten

Are you on the Boom Card train yet?! Whether you are brand new to Boom Cards are use them already in your classroom, it’s probably safe to say that you might have heard some buzz about them! Today we will be discussing Boom Cards 101! Read on for all of

Read More »
Your kindergarten students will love these fun and engaging shape activities perfect for the beginning of the school year.

Back to School Shape Activities for Kindergarten

Learning about 2D shapes is such an important concept to teach in early childhood classrooms. I wanted to share some of my favorite go-to, hands-on, Back to School Shape activities to do with my Kindergarten class to help introduce shapes. We do these activities all month along with reading books

Read More »

BTS Blog Hop

What better way to welcome the school year back than with a back to school blog hop and amazing giveaway! I’m teaming up with some awesome teachers to bring you back to school ideas and a giveaway! So this week was my first week back to school! The summer went

Read More »

Meet the Teacher Night

Last Friday was our Meet the Teacher night and I got to meet 15 of my 18 new students. And can I say that they seem so sweet and am so excited for this school year!!! I am linking up with 2 Super Teachers to show you some great ideas

Read More »