kindergarten

Valentine’s Theme Sensory Jar

  I love the idea of sensory jars and the educational activities you can do with them. This week we made our first one, a Valentine’s theme sensory jar using just two ingredients, candy hearts and rice. This was so easy and inexpensive to make, and it can be used by so many different age […] Read more…

Preschool Letter Recognition Activities

I have a 3-year-old at home with me this school year, and we have been working on a lot of preschool letter recognition activities. Learning letters is great preparation for kindergarten, and it is important pre-reading and writing practice. We try to mix it up and keep it fun so he doesn’t lose interest, and […] Read more…

January Kindergarten Worksheets

Over the Christmas break, I’ve been snatching a few hours here and there to finish my January Kindergarten worksheets. December’s set was so much fun to create, I couldn’t wait to get this one out as well. This set is filled with winter friends, winter sports, winter writing prompts, and other snow inspired awesomeness. There […] Read more…

Fun & Easy Reading Activities for Kindergarten

  If you follow my blog at all, you’ll know that I am obsessed with reading activities. My special interest comes from memories of learning to read with my mom, working with struggling kids in my husband’s childhood elementary school, and teaching my own children to read. It is such a critical skill, and I […] Read more…

Christmas Tree Graphing Activity

  I was talking to a teacher friend yesterday, and she mentioned that this last week before Christmas, is a tricky one for teaching. The children are just too excited about Christmas, and they are easily distracted. With that in mind, my homework suggestion of the day is to send the kids home to graph […] Read more…

7 Christmas Counting Activities for Preschool

  Counting is one of those things you just have to practice over and over again, but it helps if you can count something fun. My 3-year-old son is working on his counting within 10, and so I came up with some fun Christmas counting activities for preschool age children. All of these activities are […] Read more…

Kindergarten Reading Comprehension Passages

  My latest project that has been stewing in my brain over the holiday, is Kindergarten Reading Comprehension Passages. I’ve wanted to create these for years. They remind me of my mother, a teacher turned stay-at-home-mom, who taught me how to read from materials she mostly made herself. When it was time to read she […] Read more…

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