Tuesday, October 28, 2014

I'm 32 and My Favorite Color is Green

One of my little cuties made this today.
It's me.
I love my kiddos!

We continue with our letter and word of the week.
And for my followers that write to me and ask about my letter/word order, here is what I have coming up:
Cc, like
Pp, play
Hh, have
(short week- review)
Vv, you
Gg, are
Uu, here

. . .and that brings us to winter break!

ALL of the letter and word resources are found in this pack. Each week I just click and print! No scrolling- I'm telling you, this has changed me as a teacher! 

In math I've been giving our benchmark assessments like crazy. So, I've needed fun centers to keep the kids busy. I LOVE THIS PACK!

I leave you with another adorable picture.Our color of the week is obvs brown. My little guy said that the brown things he drew were, "Brown bears sliding in brown mud."

I'm in love!

Happy Tuesday!

Sunday, October 26, 2014

Editable Spelling and Vocabulary {FREEBIE}

In kindergarten we learn a sight word a week and a color word each week. Because of this, our assessments change frequently and I needed something to fit my needs.

So I made this.


Here are tips, tricks, etc. on how to use this product efficiently. 

This morning, I was making my sight word reading assessment (although, this can easily be a spelling assessment) for tomorrow and the next three weeks (at the end of those three weeks, I'll send the form home for parents to review and sign with child *also included in the pack) and thought that I'd share with you, too!
Just click the picture below. 

Happy Sunday!

Saturday, October 25, 2014

FREE Pumpkin Math and Science


Some squirrels got to my pumpkins.
So, I did what any kindergarten teacher would do. . . 
'brought them in for math and science!

After using our 5 senses and counting our seeds, we filled this sheet out on clipboards. I made it FREE for you! **PLEASE leave feedback if you download. Feedback is what makes me decide whether or not to post my products as free. :)
(Click the image above)

In Art Class, the kids made the CUTEST masks! My little ones were so proud and some were telling me that they made, Sammy Seal or Callie Cat! Love my little smarties!

With our October theme continuing, we have been using my SPOOKY CENTERS pack every single day!
Check out the fun!

And I introduced graphing to the kiddos. We even used our Dollar Section Pumpkin Counters!

Grab this graphing freebie here.

Our letter and word of the week has been so fun AND EFFECTIVE for the kids!
Grab all of the below letter/word resources by clicking here:

We also had a new color of the week and had so much fun with it! Check out the pig below!
Grab this sheet HERE.

Last but certainly not least. . .
I made a new editable pack!

This is great for grades 1-3 as far as sorts, lists and tests go!
For kindergarten, like me, I LOVE this for sight word reading and spelling assessments! There are even editable sheets to send home for parents to work on with the children.
TUTORIAL INCLUDED in the description!

Want to win one?
Just leave your email in a comment below. . . or buy it on sale today!
Everyone was a winner!

Thursday, October 16, 2014

Simple October Ideas!

We only had two days of school this week, due to conferences. Can you believe that we did this all in those two days?!

I introduced a new sight word. . .

Grab ALL of the three sight word resources above from this pack:

We reviewed our letters and sounds. . . 
Grab this beginning sound match HERE.

Grab this upper/lowercase review HERE.

Grab this sort HERE.

And we do a lot of fun things in October! Check 'em out. . . 

We learned a new color- perfect for this time of year!
The kids LOVE this song!

Grab this Color Word Worksheet HERE.

We are going over community helpers, fire safety, traffic signs/signlas, etc. 

And my FAVE! In math we have a shapes unit, so why not do SHAPE MONSTERS?!
I just throw this together each year and they always turn out so cute!

Happy Thursday!

Thursday, October 9, 2014

Brilliant Ideas. . . from my coworker

It is definitely October. I love October more than September. Here is why. . . 

My kids are actually writing in their October Journals! I love how hard they are trying!

Our letter and word of the week continues with Bb and "go."
'Love differentiating the below sheet. The lower group works on the beginning sound; my highest group works on sound spelling each word.

And check out the cutest video from today! LOVE my kids!

All of the above are from this pack. I just click and print each week! Seriously, I just printed the next three weeks during the last 10 minutes of my prep today! Love it!

Math has been fun centers, but we did do this worksheet. . . and it's free!
I can't finish this post without talking about the love of my life next door. I never want to teach without her on my team again. Ever. 
Look at these cute pumpkins her kids made! First they worked on mixing red and yellow.

Then today, I needed a purple activity. She said that she just threw this together! What?! 
So, the kids mix red and blue in their palette to paint the circles.
Once they dry, the kids cut out the circles in math and glue them in rows to make grapes and write those cute words that go with our purple song.


Love my job and the people that I work with!

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