All About Penguins! {craft and writing freebie}

One of my all time favorite things to teach about during the winter months are penguins. Nothing gets much cuter than a penguin! This book, Penguins, Penguins, Everywhere! is such a great, child friendly book that shares tons of penguin facts! Here's a little blurb...

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Summer Popsicle Craft

This week we wrote about what we are looking forward to doing this summer and turned our writing into adorable little popsicles. We stapled construction paper over the writing so that it was nice and colorful. On the inside, we all used the sentence starter "This...

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Fun Spring Craft Idea

Hey Friends! One Spring Party stands between me and my Spring Break and I could squeal with excitement!! I absolutely love my job and I adore my class this year, but I am very excited to be spending my break in New York with my sister!!! We are working hard on making...

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Candy Cane Tear Art {holiday craft ideas}

Now that it's December, we're officially transforming our room into a winter wonderland! Last week we made these adorable candy canes! Tear art is wonderful for fine motor practice! But it does ensue a lot of sweat and tears {on both the teacher's and students' part...

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Gobble Gobble {turkey headbands}

Gobble gobble! Happy almost Thanksgiving y'all! Our class is preparing for our Thanksgiving performance full of Pilgrims, Indians and turkeys!!! Today we made our costumes for the play.  I wanted to share this super cute and easy turkey headband we made because,...

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Alphabet Soup and Organizing Centers

At the beginning of the year, we practice a lot with spelling our names. It is an important skill that my kinders will need for the rest of their lives! And I love crafts, so I try to incorporate them into my lessons in any way I can! To go along with our cooking...

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All About Me Craft & a Giveaway!

There's nothing more fun at the beginning of the school year than learning all about your new students...well that and organizing! It's fun to learn all the new different personalities in your class, but it's also really helpful as a teacher to use your students'...

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Short Vowel Units & a New Craft!

A few months ago I created some fun hands on activities for my littles who needed some extra work with short vowel sounds. I used it as an intervention tool, but of course when the other students saw it being used, they wanted a piece of the action too 😉 So it's...

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Planting our Kinder-Garden!

I love, love, love springtime! Everything is just so cheery and beautiful!  Here's what we're going to use to decorate our very own kinder-garden!  Our garden buddies are going to help us when we study plants. {Don't mind the 3rd sentence! I didn't realize...

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Peep Peep!

Yesterday we finished our peeps in a basket. They turned out absolutely adorable and really brighten up our room for spring! I decided to have my students make a spring cinquain since we are always working on parts of speech. We started the lesson by reading It's...

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If you are looking for hands-on, engaging kindergarten activities, you came to the right place!





  • Use magazines to practice letter recognition! Click here to see how to have your class go on a pirate treasure hunt for letters!
  • Using Beaded Number Rods to help kids visualize addition/subtraction.  (Free number toppers, flashcards and tips/ideas.)
  • Hooray for kindergarten printables! Use these worksheets to practice summer sight words, writing and math! They're great for homeschool activities and are 100% fun! #printables #kindergarten #misskindergarten
  • Students have to figure out the last sound in these CVC words using pictures! Use them to practice word families to for struggling readers who need help listening for the ending sounds in words! #teaching #literacy
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