Christie-Lee Smith

Christie-Lee Smith

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Parent gift for first day of kindergarten (My copy of the poem is here: http://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/First-Day-Priority-Checklist-and-Parent-Gift-Tag-Poem-775010), but I can't take credit for the poem.

Parent gift for first day of kindergarten (My copy of the poem is here: www.), but I can't take credit for the poem.

Create a photo book of famous structures from around the world to use in your block center. Great for kindergarten, preschool, and homeschool classrooms! Includes a link for a free 30-page structure book!

Good idea - Create a photo book of famous structures from around the world to use in your block center. Great for kindergarten, preschool, and homeschool classrooms! Includes a link for a free structure book!

10 Ways to Practice Writing Your Name - Kids Activities Blog

Writing your name and writing it properly is quite the accomplishment for our kids. Writing their name and labeling things as theirs is a big deal to kiddos. Help give them the confidence early with some of these Name Writing activities.

To expand upon this, the kids create a matching book with a picture of their structure (and their written description complete with labels,etc). You could also use a story telling app--creating a digital book to document and write about their work.

"Scribbles may not make any sense to an adult. They look like a lot of lines, loops, and squiggles. But these marks are very important to a young child. They are a child's way of writing her thoughts. Drawing and scribbling are the first steps in using the skills children will need later for writing." - Mincemoyer, 2013 — Alphabet Academy South Twos http://thealphabetacademy.com #reggio-inspired #scribbles #importance #mincemoyer #twos

Scribbling is the beginning of writing for young children. It is an essential skill - the scribbling that is.