Joanne Carroll
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Decomposing numbers with dominoes - start with a number in a circle and have…

Decomposing numbers with dominoes - start with a number in a circle and have students place the dominoes that add up to that number (use as a strategy for struggling students to develop number sense)

Sorting by Shapes Math Center ~ Great for the first week of school! (Free idea.)

A Place Called Kindergarten: math.love this as a center for sorting shapes! (Could also make shape mats all white or black so the children are only using the shape without the color cues after they master it with colors)

Assessment Preschool/Start of schooling - A great assessment resource that is…

MUST FOR BOY & EOY ASSESSMENT! Assessment Preschool/Start of schooling - A great assessment resource that is great for both parent information and for teachers when children are beginning school in their first year!

Loose parts letters discovery bin.

Learning to write: Creating letters with loose parts {from Adventures in Kindergarten: Discovery Time} Need: glass or pony beads, mirrors, index cards with letters written on them, 1 basket for beads and 1 basket for index cards,

The students' "homework" for the first day of school is to fill up a brown paper bag with 5 or 6 things that are important to them. Over the next several days, they take turns sharing their bags with the class and talking a bit about themselves.

"Me Bag" The students' "homework" for the first day of school is to fill up a brown paper bag with 5 or 6 things that are important to them. Over the next several days, they take turns sharing their bags with the class and talking a bit about themselves.