Time Filler Idea: "Guess Who?" Cards
What do you do when there are five minutes left in class? One of my favorite quick activities is "Guess Who?" cards. Give each student a recipe card and have her write about ten facts about
Tot School: Bears - Mrs. Plemons' Kindergarten
Do your kids LOVE Brown Bear, Brown Bear as much as mine? This story is such a classic I just had to plan a week theme around Bears and our favorite Brown Bear books. **This post contains affiliate links for your convenience. View our full disclosure policy here.** Here were our plans for Bear week: And […]
The Week in Rewind, A Peek At My Week, and Fall is Here!
This past week seemed so fast and furious. The weekend went by even faster. It’s 6:00 on Sunday night and in a few hours I’ll be starting ...
Back to School Songs for Preschoolers
10 fun back to school songs for preschoolers with free printables.
Cardboard Tube Bear Craft - Creative Family Fun
Create a zoo and fill it with this simple cardboard tube bear craft. It's a simple and fun kids craft that makes use of recycled materials.
Back to School Calendar Book
Update: See this post for how my calendar book looks now! It evolved throughout the years to be more of a daily journal page in which we ...
Chrysanthemum...What a Perfect name!
Hello Everyone! Hope you're about to have a funfilled weekend! During tutoring today, one of my little sweeties reminded me of the cutest ...
Halloween Counting and Subitizing Freebie
Today I wanted to stop by and share with you this subitizing freebie game that’s perfect for Halloween. If you’re not familiar with subitizing, it’s a fancy name for quickly being able to recognize “how many” without actually counting. It’s an important skill that, once mastered, will help students become successful mini mathematicians. One of ... Read More about Halloween Counting and Subitizing Freebie
Classroom Rules and Expectations FREEBIE — Keeping My Kiddo Busy
Start as you intend to go. Have you heard this line before? My mentor said this to me as I was preparing my lesson plans my first year of teaching. I didn’t really understand what she meant at the time, but then, funny enough…. someone said the exact same thing with me when I had my first daug
Happy Saturday Everyone! I'm happy today because I am going on vacation tomorrow! "Where are you going, Mrs. Greene?" I am taking my k...
Painted Leaf Mobiles
By now you know that I am usually very slow in getting my art projects posted here on the blog. This Fall I am mostly writing about things we made a year ago. These beautiful
12 Books to Build Classroom Community
These are my favorite read aloud picture books to build classroom community.
Social Studies In Kindergarten: Maps and Communities
A Kindergarten blog about effective teaching and making learning fun.