HEART ENGINEERS: VALENTINE’S DAY STEM ACTIVITIES

It’s time for another holiday teacher friends and that means even more themed fun! What’s better for Valentine’s Day than hearts? My kindergarteners absolutely love anything that has to do with building so on this special holiday, I combine STEM fun with all things hearts. Your kids will love these Heart Engineering STEM Activities that come with free … More HEART ENGINEERS: VALENTINE’S DAY STEM ACTIVITIES

TEACHING IN DECEMBER: MAKING IT MAGICAL AND MEANINGFUL {plus some freebies}

Happy December, teacher friends! I know that December can be a very busy time, not just at home, but also at school. But can I just state something… I love teaching in December. Yes, our students might be a tad chatty. Yes, we have deadlines to meet and prepping to get done for when we … More TEACHING IN DECEMBER: MAKING IT MAGICAL AND MEANINGFUL {plus some freebies}

ORGANIZING CENTERS TO MAXIMIZE STUDENT INDEPENDENCE

Hey Teacher Friends! There are so many amazing ways to organize centers, but it’s important to find a system that works for you. True Teacher Confession Time: When I first started centers in my classroom (as a first year teacher) I was so lost. The idea of my students rotating around the room, where to … More ORGANIZING CENTERS TO MAXIMIZE STUDENT INDEPENDENCE

TIPS FOR MAKING THE MOST OF MORNING MEETING

Happy Fall, Teacher Friends! It’s officially November and we are finally getting the hang of this whole “school thing” in Kindergarten. If you teach little ones, you know that it can take some time before all parts of your day are up and running completely because teaching every little procedure is beyond important. Rolling out … More TIPS FOR MAKING THE MOST OF MORNING MEETING