Classroom Management: Transition Task Cards
Transition task cards are a fun way to review key concepts while transitioning to a new task! I use them several times throughout the day as we transition to a new activity. My students answer chorally and then move to their next spot. Whatever the task, these task cards are perfect to use during an...
Circle Time Chant - Free Printable
Great circle time chant for preschool!Â Even if you don't have a long circle time, this chant is the perfect length to a brief break for the kiddos.
Pass the Clap - A Fun Game!
Pass the Clap - A Fun Game for all ages! This is a great game for team building. with many benefits in the classroom, and plenty of giggles, too!
Rocking and Rhyming!
We love to sing and rhyme in our classroom. One of our favorite songs to jam out to is Jack Hartman’s “Make a Rhyme, Make a Move” from his Hip Hop Alphabop Volume 2 CD. As a quick time filler, I put some of the miniatures from the Lakeshore Vowel Teaching Tubs into a basket and pass one out to each child. Make sure that you have enough sets of rhymes for the children in your class. So, if I have 18 kids, I will put 9 rhyming pairs into the basket. We sing this song: Yes, it’s kinda corny…
What To Do The First Week of Kindergarten and Classroom Pictures - Miss Kindergarten
We did it! We survived the first week of kindergarten! I am so lucky to be working with the best partner teacher on the planet 🙂 And we absolutely have the best class in the whole entire world! We met our adorable class on Tuesday; they were so eager and ready to learn! I just […]
Button Button - Who's got the button? Game
Button, button, who's got the button game rules and instructions on how to play. Also includes fun variations. Great for kids of all ages.
10 Fun Clapping Games for Kids in Preschool
These hand-clapping games for kids in preschool and kindergarten are fun and educational. Start with easier songs and games and move to the challenging games as your child's coordination improves.
New Year 2014
Hello Everyone! I have had several requests to update my New Year unit for 2014. While doing that, I decided to add a couple of things to go along with where we are in our curriculum. I have added another poem/chant to help kids work on responding to rhythm, rhyme, and alliteration using voice and body, as well as written expression. I have also added a component practicing the hard and soft sounds of c and g. Oh! and there is a quick 2-d geometric figure activity. The unit ended up to be…
You will find 4 transitional songs to use in your early childhood classroom. Some of these are songs that I have made up and others have been taught to me by other teachers over the years. I find that singing helps transitions through out the day. You can print these cute song pages so that you alw...
Arctic Animal Videos - Simply Kinder
teacher approved list of Arctic Animal Videos for kindergarten, first grade, and preschool. Learn about polar bears, arctic hares, penguins, and more.
FREE Printable to Help Keep Kids Healthy & Active
Simon Says Active Kids FREE printable activity for healthy kids