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Kristen's Kindergarten · 3d ago

The Three Little Pigs

Around this time of year every year, my students and I read at least one version of The Three Little Pigs.  I love that this story is one that my students immediately connect with (mostly be...
Kristen's Kindergarten · 3W ago

Fine Motor Fun in November

This month, I decided to bring a little fall to our fine motor drawers! Each month when I introduce the new activities to my students, I am purposeful in telling them what skills they will w...
Kristen's Kindergarten · 2M ago

Exploring our 5 Senses

We recently had one of the most fun days ever in my classroom exploring our 5 senses! I transformed my classroom into a Mad Scientist Lab so that we could learn more about our 5 senses. In u...
Kristen's Kindergarten · 2M ago

October Fine Motor Drawers

Last month, I shared a post all about setting up our new fine motor drawers.  My students need as much practice as they can get developing their fine motor skills.  Each month I change out t...
Kristen's Kindergarten · 4M ago

Sit Spots Giveaway!

Have you heard about SitSpots?  If you haven’t, you’re missing out!! I have two sets of SitSpots in my classroom and I LOVE them!! I have one set that my students sit on during our large gro...
Kristen's Kindergarten · 4M ago

Super Scissors!

I’ve got a few beginning of year ideas to share with you today using some super scissors (and punches)!.  My friends at Fiskars sent me some of their cutting products so that I could share h...
Kristen's Kindergarten · 5M ago

Brilliant Bowls

Do you know about these AMAZING bowls from IKEA?  They are from the KALAS collection and are currently $2.49 for a 6 pack–which is a great deal! I may or may not own 10 sets of these bowls. ...
Kristen's Kindergarten · 5M ago

Starting STEM Early

Instead of having my students work on papers or worksheets when they come into our classroom each morning, I have them use STEM boxes.  These boxes help my students develop critical thinking...
Kristen's Kindergarten · 7M ago

Sight Word Practice

Raise your hand if your students need to learn sight words each year!! Mine do and practicing them can get boring…quickly, so I decided to find a way to engage my students in the learning an...
Kristen's Kindergarten · 8M ago

Fun on the Farm

I’m so excited to share this post with you!! Its an idea I’ve had in my head for months and I am so thrilled to finally have been able to execute it! As part of the unit we are in, we learn ...