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learnings from first year of school - my thoughts on starting age, phonics and routines.

Get kids writing ... | Great ideas like getting kids to be in charge of writing, reading and ticking off shopping lists; making scrapbooks with picture, photos, diary entries; writing down the score when playing games...

Type in any word(s) and this website will generate handwriting worksheets.

Age appropriate activities for kids

alphabet book -- let kids pick out and help take pics of A-Z items

Number room

Kindergarten worksheets - Following simple instructions

Paint in ziplock bags, taped to table. Great distraction, no mess!

No Time for Flash Cards - Great Site!Magic Letter Painting Alphabet For Starters

Pirate Pre-K Pack (with boy and girl pirates)!! 30+ pages of pirate learning and fun!

Another pinner says: The motherload of teaching blogs. Search by the grade you teach and you will find a PLETHORA of awesome blogs dedicated to your level!

If you are working with kids on the spectrum this is one place you should visit and download all. Absolutely awesome resources.