Hands-on Literacy and Math centers for the beginning of the year - Kindergarten Smarts
This week our class is getting to know their ABC’s with exposure to this fun and interactive literacy center. It also helps build fine motor skills with the use of the clothes pins. I used a sentence strip (had to tape two together) and color coded them to match the letters on the clothespins. It’s …
Birthday board I made for my kiddos. I downloaded the months off of Teachers Pay Teachers and used one of my fonts on Word to print out the word "birthday." The parents and kids love the new display for the classroom :)
Racing to understand place value in EYFS
Place value is a fundamental concept in our number system, but it tends to fall between the cracks until children reach KS1. In fact many c...
Masher Print Painting
I love to print and/or paint with unusual "brushes." Today's "brush" of choice were my collection of mashers. I have a small collection (6 or 7) different manual potato mashers. It is fun to compare the different prints that they make. Some of them look kind of like bee hives. Some of them are round like "Mickey Mouse Ears." Some are kind of squiggly like worms. Others look like our blocks when they are put away. This activity was a definite hit with the children, we filled quite a few pages…
What do you do when you don’t know what to do outdoors?
What do you do when you don’t know what to do outdoors? | Creative STAR Learning | I'm a teacher, get me OUTSIDE here!
Kids, Pre-School and Beyond!
Our local community board. Using an old car mat and photographs from where the children visit over the year at pre-school such as the post office, tea room, doctors, dentist, hairdressers, shop, etc. EYFS Links: Understanding The World