It has been awhile – teaching third grade is pretty time-consuming, but fun! This is the end of my second year, and it has been a blast. I was able to make changes with things that didn’t work quite as well last year, and tried a few new things this year. One of the best […]
Starting in August, I will be teaching third grade! Quite a jump from preschool, but I am so excited. There’s more opportunity to work with reading and writing! I’ve been scouring Teachers Pay Teachers, and my local teacher supply store for ideas. I also LOVE Blair Turner. She has such great posts and ideas, and […]
As the end of the year came so quickly, I didn’t take many pictures from the end of our insects and plants unit. The kids really enjoyed using vocabulary words like thorax and chrysalis! I was so amazed at how quickly they caught on and used the words in our day-to-day learning and playing. We […]
Partner measuring activity Rachelle Rosenblit has an adorable measurement activity. We have started our unit on plants this week. We started out labeling the parts of a plant, and looking at various seeds. We read “The Tiny Seed” by Eric Carle, and listed all the things a plant needs to grow. This week we will […]
Miss Graffe’s Class: Teaching Arrays I found a few really great blogs about teaching arrays. Now, we don’t really do this in preschool, but it’s a great idea for the future. As for preschoolers, I love the idea of using qtips to fill in 10 frames, which is something I’ll be introducing soon. They will […]
The last two weeks we have talked about art – Famous artists and their work, as well as what tools they use and lots of vocabulary. This Matisse project had students using their fine motor skills to cut out shapes. I had a few patterns cut out for them to use if they wanted to, […]
This week we learned all about snowmen! The kiddo’s liked making the melted snowmen, thought a few were concerned that they didn’t look like the other snowmen we made! For the other ones, I had snowmen cut outs, brown stick arms and scarf pieces and the kiddos chose their hats then put the snowman together. […]
This is one of my new favorite blogs! Tons of great ideas, and her items on TpT are beautiful! Mrs. Ricca’s Kindergarten!
Ever the planner, I’ve found some adorable spring themed activities! Trillium Montessori had some great literacy activities on their page. They are so cute and hands on. I know my preschoolers will love them come spring! Great activities from Trillium Montessori!
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