Kindergarten Learning Centers

Kindergarten Learning Centers

Kindergarten learning centers are one of my favorite components in my classroom. Math and literacy centers have and always will be an essential part of my kindergarten classroom because I know how important hands-on learning is with five and six-year-olds. Sometimes I...

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Community Helpers Centers for Kindergarten

Community Helpers Centers for Kindergarten

These community helper centers will have your students begging to learn! These centers give your students an opportunity to play while practicing important kindergarten skills. It's also a fun way to incorporate teaching yours students all about the people who live...

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Pet Theme Centers for Kindergarten

Pet Theme Centers for Kindergarten

I LOVE creating themed centers for my kindergartners and these pet theme centers are no exception! I find my students learn best through play which is why math and literacy centers are so important! So often, kindergartners are expected to work above and beyond what...

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Morning Work Tubs for Kindergarten

Morning Work Tubs for Kindergarten

If the start of your school day is as crazy as mine, I know how stressful it can be! Between parents who have questions, students who need immediate attention, or a call from the front office, it’s hard to split your attention in 5 different ways AND still be in...

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Laminating Classroom Materials with Mead

Laminating Classroom Materials with Mead

As a kindergarten teacher, a functioning laminator is a top ten item I need in my classroom! It helps our learning material stand up to lots of wear and tear and keeps me from having to recreate our centers and classroom decor year after year. So I was really excited...

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Summer Math and Literacy Centers for Kindergarten

Summer Math and Literacy Centers for Kindergarten

I love switching out our themed centers each month! I wanted to share a look at our summer themed centers which are perfect for the last few weeks of school or even if you're teaching summer school! Math Centers: Watermelon Addition The kiddos will choose 2 watermelon...

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Subtraction Fluency Practice

Subtraction Fluency Practice

We have been working on our addition & subtraction fluency a lot in kindergarten! Earlier in the year, I introduced Add & Reveal and my kiddos went bonkers over the cards! They already loved our Read & Reveal cards, so they were really excited about these!...

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Learning to Read Words with Blends and Digraphs

Learning to Read Words with Blends and Digraphs

 Our CVC centers and CVCe centers have been a HUGE hit in our classroom...I knew I had to make some fun centers for blends! The kiddos love the interactive, hands-on activities they get to use during center time and they're truly becoming great readers...

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Reading Simple Sentences with Read and Reveal Cards

Reading Simple Sentences with Read and Reveal Cards

My students have been doing such a great job reading use our Read & Reveal cards! So I knew I needed to create something to help them transition into reading simple sentences. I introduced these to my reading groups and they ate them right up! They felt so proud...

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January Centers for Kindergarten

January Centers for Kindergarten

A few years ago, I created some easy-to-prep, ready-to-go centers for my literacy and math time called See & Stamp Centers. They included 4 literacy centers and 4 math centers for each month that covered skills my kinders could complete independently! They loved...

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Fun Halloween Counting Mats

Fun Halloween Counting Mats

Learning to count is extra fun with googly eyes are involved! These adorable monsters are in need of some eyes! Have your kiddos pick a card, look at the number on the corner, and add that many eyes to the monster's face. These googly eyes are extra fun since they...

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Race Track Reading with DYMO

Race Track Reading with DYMO

If there’s one important thing you need to remember when teaching young learners to read, it’s to make the learning FUN! Young children learn through play, so why not capitalize on this? You can turn any learning activity into a game and your kiddos will eat.it.up....

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Spring Centers for First Grade

Spring Centers for First Grade

Hello there! Happy Spring! I sure do love this time of year 🙂 I wanted to pop in and share some of my newest centers! These centers were created with first graders in mind, but can definitely be used to differentiate for your "high flyers" in kinder 🙂 The themes are...

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Sight Word Fluency Booklets

Sight Word Fluency Booklets

I am always looking for new, fun ways for my kindergarteners to practice sight word fluency! Sight words are an essential building block in teaching beginning readers how to read, and continue to be important as the students move up in grades. So the more practice,...

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Addition Fluency Practice with Add and Reveal Cards

Addition Fluency Practice with Add and Reveal Cards

My students are loving our Add & Reveal cards! They are set up similarly to Read & Reveal so they're super familiar with them...and anything with a hidden piece is always fun 😉 One of our kindergarten standards is to add and subtract fluently, so we practice...

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