Monday, January 1, 2018

Happy New Year It's Penguin Time

Winter is in full swing and Christmas has passed.  This time of year the students in kindergarten like to learn about penguins.  Little learners like to learn about winter animals.  Here are a few items created to make your classroom and your teaching reflect the love for these birds.

Penguin Decor

I hang the alphabet and number posters with small Command Hooks so  I can change decor easily and frequently with our themes.  Each poster has a small circle in the top center to indicate where to punch a hole so they can easily be hung on the hook.  

The posters include the letters A-Z, plus the digraphs ch, sh, th, ph, wh, and the double consonants.  These cute posters will give students a reference point to turn for help. 

The number posters are 0-20 with numerals, number words and a ten-frame on each poster.

All of the posters can also be printed multiple to a page to create flashcards or game cards for Old Maid, Go Fish or Memory.

Penguin Alphabet Flashcards

These cute flashcards are a great way for little learned to practice naming and matching the letters of the alphabet.  Cut on the line for rectangle shaped cards or loosely follow the penguin outline to have penguin-shaped cards.  So much fun for little hands to play with.

Penguin Swim Game

 Here is a fun penguin themed game that helps practice sight words.  Pick a card, read the word, and if read correctly, move forward the number of places indicated on the card.  The first one to the finish line is the winner.

Have fun with your classroom as you learn about penguins.  

Monday, October 23, 2017

Just posted to TeachersPayTeachers, these cute bat-shaped flashcards to practice Fry's first 100 sight words.  They come in full color and a blackline version.  Have fun learning to read sight words.

Going Batty Flashcards

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Week 4 of K3 Plus Summer School Program

This summer school class is just terrific.  They love to work at centers and especially when they go to computers.  This week we turned to "Teach Your Monster to Read" and we are having a blast learning the names and sounds of the letters.

Click on image to go to newsletter.

Week 3 of Summer School Kindergarten

Here is the newsletter from the 3rd full week of Summer School.  We have worked hard in 3 short weeks to make new friends, learn the school rules, and begin learning how to read.    This class is awesome!

 Click on image to go to newsletter.
Click on image to go to the newsletter for the week.

Thursday, July 16, 2015

Week 2 was Water Slide Play

     We had a great time today during our water play.  We set up the water slide, brought out some wading pools and took our water table outside to play with the tubes.  The weather was hot and the water was cool and it was a lot of fun to play.

Kindergarten Happenings Week 2

Click on the link to go to the newsletter for the week.   A copy is also in each child's backpack.


News Letter Week 1 of Summer School

Week one of kindergarten was great.  Click the link to go to the newsletter I sent home last Friday.

Kindergarten Happenings Week 1

Sunday, August 24, 2014

What a busy first week of Kindergarten!

Follow the link below to get a copy of what we did last week.  We have learned  a lot of skills for completing our work with our best effort.  These few days spent working on expectation and behavior will pay big dividends when it comes to making gains academically.

 Kindergarten Happenings Week 1
Kindergarten Happenings Week 1

We are working so much with play dough that I am asking each child to bring a 4-can package of play dough.  The attached list will let you know when your week to sponsor play dough is.

This is going to be a great year!