no-no: classic writing project with emphasis on cute stationery and very little student writing. Even kdg. students need to construct connected text, not just fill in blanks.

The Techy Teacher: More and More Clouds

How to teach correct pencil grip - with the fun alligator trick! | Sight and Sound Reading

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Thanksgiving Photo Booth Props {Would be fun for a class party too!}

FREE Thanksgiving Photo Booth Props

When A Picture is Worth 1000 Words - Love Learning I remember some ideas that were hard for my young students to just remember. You know these concepts as well! Reversals are some of the most common difficulties for beginners. We show our students a symbol and tell them the name of it and expect (and need?) them to remember both for the next time it comes up.

When A Picture is Worth 1000 Words (Love Learning)

Easy and Manageable Behavior Management System (An Educator's Life: Rewards Made Easy)

An Educator's Life: Rewards Made Easy

Cute getting to know you activity for the beginning of the year. Great for back to school, or can also be used for student of the week. FREE!

Getting to Know You

Kinder Kreativity - Kindergarten-Friendly Coloring Rubric Can I just say how ridiculous this is? Kids color to express their creativity! Who are we to tell them to color in the lines, use "the right color", or don't leave any white space?? So that they can be just like everyone else??

Kinder Kreativity

Word chants. I love these! Great for chanting/spelling our sight words.

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25+ Reading Games and Sight Word Activities

TGIF {Special Edition} - Reading Games & Sight Word Activities

Easy to make game for developing vocabulary. Would be great for social studies and science terms. Several other good muffin tin games at this post, too!

Muffin Tin Reading Games - Growing Book by Book

Toss and answer vocabulary game

Muffin Tin Reading Games - Growing Book by Book

End of Year Writing Craftivity for Grades K - 6!

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Great tools to use with your grade level!

Teacher Tools for Interactive Whiteboards

Rowdy in Room 300: Back to school Blog Hop!

Back to school Blog Hop!

10 fun ways to applaud classmates. Ways for the class as a community to celebrate a student's work

Sugar Blossoms: Classroom Cheers

LETTER U ART ACTIVITY- UPSIDE DOWN ME- This pkg contains templates to create this super cute letter u craft. I got very tired of making an "Umbrella" every year and U is usually such a difficult letter for crafts that I came up with this. Comes with a super cute poem to attach. Enjoy

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If I lived in a snow globe writing prompt (can be done as a 5 senses poem for older kids, typing the final draft so it will fit in a smaller space)

Mrs Jump's class: Snowman Math and Literacy Fun!

Snow Angels for a Winter Bulletin Board [image only]

Artistry of Education: The Case of the Missing Snowman Revisited

Penguin Winter and Christmas Door Bulletin Board Idea

5 Festive Door Displays for Christmas/Winter!

Snowman Door Decoration

Christmas Candy Cane Estimation - PreKinders

End of year bulletin board.

Bulletin boards

Free sight word activities! Great to use with smart board or to provide independent practice at computer stations.

Sight Words Activities |

The best count by 5s song I've seen! My kids love this, we do it everyday! Have Fun Teaching on youtube!

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Keep Calm & Let A Kindergarten Teacher Handle It - Tagless T Shirt

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Effective Pre-K and Kindergarten Classroom Management | Socyberty

Effective Pre-K and Kindergarten Classroom Management