Name Activities for the beginning of the school year
Included are 13 fun and engaging name activities to use with your class. They would be great throughout Pre-K and for the beginning of the year Kindergarteners. Many of these activities I left in free choice centers year round, and they were always favorites! *Name match (practice recognizing and ...
Egg Carton Ladybug Craft for Kids - Buggy and Buddy
Egg Carton Ladybug Craft for Kids: Easy ladybug art project for preschool and kindergarten. Makes a great addition to a unit on insects or bugs or an extension activity to The Grouchy Ladybug by Eric Carle! Fun activity for spring, summer, or Earth Day! ~ BuggyandBuddy.com
Heart Addition Math Mat
Create a heart-themed learning experience in your math center with this free Heart Addition Math Mat Printable where students can count, write and add!
Hush from Possum Magic. Finding a way to display writing samples the students made their ringtail possums do the work. Hanging by their movable tails (attached with a split pin) the possums hold the writing for everyone to see.
NEW The Magic Hat Learning Unit and FREE download
I am SO EXCITED to share with you my NEW, "The Magic Hat Themed Learning Unit", which can be found at my Etsy Store, LearnandGrow.etsy.com The reason I am so excited about this learning unit is because it is my first unit where I drew all of the main illustrations myself. Yeah! I had so much fun doing this, but it was also a lot of work. My favorite illustrations were probably the kangaroo and baboon. So look for those! This learning unit is inspired by the book, The Magic Hat, by Mem Fox…
Earth Day and Where Is the Green Sheep?
Day 2 of the week - The theme this week is Books! Then letters of the week are W, w, X. Learning Activity- I read the book Where is the Green Sheep? by Mem Fox to Connor and Lauren. Then, Connor and Lauren each chose a color. I cut a construction paper cloud usingtheir chosen color. They glued the shape to the form sheet (Mailbox Magazine February/March 2009). Next, they decorated the shape so it resembled a sheep from the bookand named the color of their sheep and where their sheep might…
Measurement Length Activity – The Really Big Dinosaur
This measurement lesson was inspired by the story The Really Really Big Dinosaur by Richard Byrne. It really got my Pre-primary (4-5 year olds) class engaged and motivated about measuring length!
Mem Fox Comprehension Freebies
Howdy Mates! Time for some Down Under Fun!! This is the second year we have taught Australia in our first grade rooms! Each grade teaches a different country and represents it at Multicultural Night! We couldn't believe how many families attended last year! Mem Fox has been a favorite author of mine and I love sharing her books with the kids. This year I added more work on comprehension to review what they've already learned. I started off with Possum Magic. I use my Promethean Board Unit…
Hattie and the Fox by Mem Fox - Problem and Solution Worksheet
A read aloud classic - Hattie and the Fox by Mem Fox. This simple one page worksheet focuses on problem and solution of the story. The sentence structures are provided so students fill in the missing parts of the story - all while focusing on initial sounds, phonics, and book vocabulary! Perfect for...