A classroom library is a must have in my future kindergarten classroom. Students learn how to read by reading! I hope to keep the library organized by topic in different baskets and dedicate time each day for free reading. The most important aspect of a classroom library, however, is not the organization but the inclusion of culturally diverse books. I want my students to see themselves in the books as well as see thier classmates.
Today I got sucked into the black hole of Pinterest and I discovered several amazing ideas for Halloween in the library that I had forgotten about. Honestly, I try to stay off of the Pinterest website because once I get on there, I can go ahead and count on an hour of time being lost...
Is it time for you to gear up for a new school year in the library? I thought I’d compile some of my must-do library tips for the start of the year. BACK TO SCHOOL BOOKS I love to welcome students to the library at the start of the school year by setting […]
Teach toddler, preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, and first-grade students how to use their crayons. This how we use crayons activity is perfect as a back to school activity for the beginning of the school year. This is a great resource for both teachers and homeschool parents. #freeprintable #crayons #howto #preschool #kindergarten #prek
Who wants to go to the library over summer vacation? Me!.. said no kid ever. But it can be a lot of fun! Besides all the awesome programs libraries offer, can create fun, easy and free games of your own that your kids will love!
If you were to pick up one of my classroom library books, you would probably see 3 different labels on them. I have tried SO many different organization and labeling systems over the years. My current system has worked well for my third graders, but before I dive into that, let's run through the disasters