Greetings friends. Yes, I am still alive. I don't know about you, but man the beginning of the year is killer. We just wrapped up week four. Four weeks sounds like a long time but it really has went by fast with minimal sleep for sure. I have wholeheartedly thrown myself into the success of building ... Read More about Still Alive & Kickin’
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Y'all, I can't believe we are already here. This summer was the fastest summer in the history of summers. Ever. Seriously, I feel like I blinked and now I am back in my room trying to find the bottom of a dozen crap piles. I do have all of my furniture set where I *think* it will go this year. I'm ... Read More about Back To School
I'm super excited to link up with my friends at Freebielicious this week for some back to school fun. I'm not going to lie, typing the words "back to school" make me a little nauseous. Don't get me wrong, I LOVE my job but man, oh man, has this summer flown by. Currently, I am ... Read More about Must Have Monday
Literacy centers have always been my students’ favorite part of the day. I am always sad when I talk to teachers and they say they don’t have time for centers anymore. I realize that the pressure we are under as kindergarten teachers has increased greatly the past few years, but at the end of the ... Read More about Using Centers To Create Learning Experiences
Who said kids get to have ALL of the fun? If anyone deserves a good ole treat, it’s YOU! We've got your back! I hope you brought your bag because you're about to embark on some ah-mazing Teacher Trick & Treating! I have teamed up with my ... Read More about Trick AND Treat Just For YOU!!!
You love random right? Of course you do or else you wouldn't read my blog. I mean, I am one squirrel away from the nut house at any moment. So here it goes. Aren't these so stinking cute? My teammate displayed these in the hall when we read Brown Bear. Students made their own bear and added ... Read More about #random
Sooo, I totally didn't plan on posting tonight. Usually Monday is kind of a beast of a day and never allows for a free minute. Yay for being productive! I am also stopping “life” at the moment to watch The Voice. Do you watch it? OMGoodness. It is so wonderous. I know ... Read More about Easy Peasy (but Purposeful) Centers? YES Please!
Who said learning can’t be FUN? Yes, you are about to view some real live learning fun ART pictures! I know, I know, many teachers can't do art anymore. I really don't understand why. ART is SO good for fine motor skills (you know, that thing that makes good handwriting), following directions, and ... Read More about For the love of ART!
Oh my goodness friends. There is so much I want to share with you about my adventures this month. I’m still trying to wrap my head around everything I learned and figure out how to best present that information to others. J I will be attacking my classroom this week. I am on a mission to get it ... Read More about Need Stuff For Your Classroom? How about Free stuff??
Day two of Picture Palooza! If you are just joining me, I have hundreds of pics taken during the first semester that I never blogged about so I am posting them all this week. Today I am sharing with you my favorite fine motor centers. The first two weeks of school, we strictly do fine motor centers. ... Read More about Picture Palooza Take TWO!
Word work is one of my favorite activities to do during our literacy time. Here are my answers to this week’s questions. J 1. Experimenting with words for learning and practicing a spelling pattern (brainstorm a list of ways you can do this) Before students can learn words, they need to ... Read More about K Daily 5 CH 6 Linky Party WORD WORK FREEBIES
I LUV'd Kindergarten -- back in the day!! I LUV Kindergarten now!!!! I'm so excited to have the opportunity to introduce myself here to you, Crystal's amazing audience, where all things are super Kreative!! I'm Debbie Clement...... and I kid you not -- I got my official launch into ... Read More about Award Winning Author/Illustrator gets Launched in Kindergarten!
Hello! My name is Cindy Feeney and I am the author of a very new blog called LOVE THOSE KINDERS. I am so honored to be a guest blogger on Crystal’s wonderful and FUN blog! Thank you Crystal! I am in my 17th year of teaching kindergarten! I can’t believe it myself – time has flown and so many things ... Read More about For the Love of ART!!