Follow the Yellow Brick Road Retelling - Cara Carroll
I’m back today to report to you that I DID NOT have to suck it up and eat the larva for snack today. And…PTL…I remembered my math & literacy stations AND I got a full 7 hours sleep…minus 30 minutes here and there thanks to a cover hogging husband :) Yes friends, today was MUCH …
Emotions Chart for Kids
I don't know about you, but my kids love the Disney Pixar movie Inside Out. It is such a fun story, and I really enjoyed the whole concept of "which emotion is at the control panel right now?" It has become more than just a fun movie for our family, too, as we've begun helping our kids identify their emotions using the characters Joy, Sadness, Disgust, Fear, Anger, and Surprise (Bing Bong!). One way we've been doing this is through a chart I've created. I found this image from lifehacker.com…
Blooming in Kinder"garden": A Kindergarten Story
Last week we began a Language Arts unit on Fairy Tales. After all the years that I have taught Kindergarten, I have never purposely created a unit for Fairy Tales. I have read them but not discuss them in depth. I love it and so do the children. I began with The Three Little Pigs. First, we talked about the storyline which they all know. Then, using a link titled Speakaboos.com we watched a version of this beloved tale. Last, we created the story map (see below). I did look at all the great…
Inside Out Teaching Emotions Activities-Social Skills & Autism
Disney Pixar Inside Out inspired Teaching Emotions craft & Activities. LOVE the idea with the paint chips and words to visual for kids who need help describing how they feel. Perfect asperger's / autism tool and social skills group idea.
Three Little Pigs (Sprinkles to Kindergarten!)
Last week was a fabulous week of fairy tale fun with The Three Little Pigs. We started the week with by creating the 3 pigs' houses. We made the straw house by gluing on hay that was leftover from
Monster themed graphic organizers! Download the preview for a FREEBIE! Included: - "text-to-self" connection - "text-to-text" connection - "text-to-world" connection - two character analysis graphic organizers - story map with and without lines (characters, settings, problem solution) - compare...
Paper Plate Emotion Masks - No Time For Flash Cards
So simple it's brilliant. Talk about feelings and make these emotion masks at preschool.
Printable Emotions Mix-Up Game - Inspiration Made Simple
Use these printable emotions dice for speaking and feelings vocabulary practice in any language, including French!
Five Finger Retell of Goldilocks and the Three Bears
Students cut and paste pictures of main events in Goldilocks and the Three Bears onto a five finger retelling graphic organizer.