Summer Math That's Perfect for a Preschool Ice Cream Theme | Fun-A-Day!
Hands on summer math that is just perfect for a kindergarten or preschool ice cream theme. Great for working on fine motor skills and counting with kids.
Playdough Subtraction Activity for Kids
Kids are going to have a blast practicing subtraction with this math games for Toddler, Preschool, and Kindergarten age kids using playdough. Playdough Subtraction Activity for Kids I love fun, hands on math idea! This fantastic Playdough Subtraction Smash from Mama Papa Buba is such a fun, creative way to teach kids about subtraction! Make […]
Pet Themed Activities and Centers - Pocket of Preschool
Pet themed activities and centers (freebies too) for preschool, pre-k, and kindergarten (math, writing, letters, rhyme, sensory, art, blocks, STEM, dramatic play).
Jelly Bean Math Activities - Freebie!
Love to incorporate candy when I can! Here's some free jelly bean activities for graphing, sorting, and tallying! One other fun thing I like to do is give the kids their beans in plastic eggs! Sometime I even hide them in the classroom. It really is a management thing because instead of passing them out or putting them in bags I have the ready to go when the lesson starts in eggs! =) (Gotta find ways to keep the fun right!) I provided with color and without because last year I had to white…
Bright Idea for Anchor Charts
Are you loving this fabulous blog hop? I know I am! There are so many great ideas I want to try out. I have always read about how important it is to have a "special" spot for anchor charts and keep the same type of anchor charts in the same spot in your room. It helps the brain retrieve information when that information is organized. For example, always hang the math anchor charts in the same spot. My classroom has a lot of bulletin boards, but the ones large enough for anchor charts were…
FUN Back to School Games for Kindergarten
Today I want to share some FUN back to school games for Kindergarten with you, but first – let me tell you what I’ve been up to lately…In my last post I mentioned that we recently bought a house and we’re busy getting settled. You know you’re a teacher when you are excited about decorating and making ... Read More about FUN Back to School Games for Kindergarten
My Money Mini Book-Identifying Coins
This mini-book is perfect for introducing students to coins. It is designed to help children learn to identify quarters, nickels, dimes and pennies. It also introduces them to value of each coin and ends with using skip counting to count groups of like coins.
Kindergarten Math: Place Value
Teaching Place Value is an essential concept for students to understand and master. When students successfully understand place value (the value of
Jack and the Beanstalk
Last week (yes, I’m a little behind) we read Jack and the Beanstalk, which ties in nicely to my seeds and planting theme. We began by reading Jack and the Beanstalk (the version by Little Go…
What is Subitizing and Why Teach it?
WHAT IS SUBITIZING? Subitizing is not a term that we use often, but it is an important mathematical concept that can greatly benefit student
Teaching Nonsense Words - Simply Kinder
Number Fluency Practice for kindergarten. Use these free activities to practice reading number fast and accurate.
Capacity: the maximum amount something can contain. In order to teach my students this term, I purchased four new sensory tubs from Amazon.com. I must have grabbed them on sale because I told my co…
Five for Friday: May 6th
Hi guys! I'm back to link up with Kacey from Doodle Bugs Teaching for her Five for Friday linky to share 5 teaching idea from this week! 1. Roll to the Top! In math, we have been talking about subtilizing strategies and one of the strategies we talked about is recognizing numbers quickly on a dice. I made this "Roll to the Top!" so the kids could have extra practice with counting and eventually subtilizing numbers on a dice. I have the kids roll and trace the numbers until one number reaches…