How to knock at the bathroom door, how to close it behind them, how to wash hands, throw away towels … routines, routines, routines. Help the parents of your students on the first day. I provide various colors and encourage them to use the colors they like or even rainbow write by using a few colors a huge hit!
And, lastly, a super cute directed draw of the mascots. Your kids will absolutely love the easy directions that they can do with little to no support from you. We posted the list on our math wall, but I also made a smaller version for students to take with them to their center if they want.
One of the most repeated themes on our helpline post about teaching kindergarten was that you should always over-plan for this age group. They won't last forever, but that is OK! I use a sided number die but you can use a blank die instead.
I believe very strongly that sight words should always be introduced within a meaningful context prior to completing the activities outlined below.
Make plans to keep the lines of communication open. I hope this was helpful and gave you some ideas! First of all, our students are half day, so we only get to teach them for about 3 hours a day!
You can even do the follow-up graphing activity to reinforce this math skill! Whoever gets to first wins. It give my students the opportunity to practice what we have learned and keeps them busy so I can do my Guided Reading groups!
This saves a ton of paper and my Kinders adore using the dry erase markers. Simply cut and paste them right into their journals and discuss their responses as a class afterward. This blog post from Kindergarten Works gives you all sorts of recommendations. Player 1 rolls 2 dice. Materials, activities, and equipment should be stored in their own containers.Dinosaur Math and Literacy Centers are loaded with fun, hands on dinosaur themed activities to help your students build math and literacy concepts!
Literacy skills covered are letter identification, beginning sounds, handwriting, syllables, building vocabulary words, sight words, research skills, and writing/journaling. (formerly cheri197.com) Mrs. Jones shares links to free printable materials on the internet for young children, their teachers and parents.
A community helper theme teaches students about all the people who live and work in their neighborhood. There are so many fun community helper themed activities you can do with preschool, pre-k, and kindergarten kiddos and sneak in tons of learning experiences too!
activities for the writing center, writing mini-lessons, writer's workshop lessons, the writing center, engaging writing lessons. 6. Take your class on a mini-adventure on the first day. “I teach routines, rules, but I also go on some kind of ‘adventure.’ My adventure is going through the school to find where everything is, the bathrooms, the nurse, the front office, the cafeteria (which we practice going through the line), library etc.
Writing Center Activities for Literacy Centers or Daily 5 I created these activities for my students to use in the writing center. They love to write friends' names, word wall words, make their own lists, and more! All these activities are4/5(K).Download