Mrs. Vento's Kindergarten: TLC Farm Books and Chicks

There was an old lady who swallowed a fly Retelling project using a plastic Baggie. This could also be used in conjunction with a food chain unit. Kids need to make a new story using a food chain

Rug song

Miss Kindergarten wants to hear your songs! If you teach kindergarten (or even first) you know how much of a difference songs make in your c.

Interesting...Dr. Jean says a rubber band can give much-needed support for children who have a hard time holding a pencil correctly.

How to help kids who have a hard time holding a pencil correctly? Jean says to put a rubber band around the wrist and then put it around the pen or pencil. She said that Silly Bands would actually be better than rubber bands.

Toddler Approved!: Book of the Week: The Little Old Lady Who Wasn't Afraid of Anything. Includes free printable pieces. Such a fun story to act out!

Book of the Week: The Little Old Lady Who Wasn't Afraid of Anything

Looking for fun ways to teach your child letter names and sounds? These Alphabet Activities for Kids are perfect for you. The best way to start teaching your child letter recognition is to introduce the letters in his/her name first. Next, find unique and creative ways to teach letters in playful, natural settings that make learning...Read More »

Alphabet Activities for Kids

This was a serendipitous idea that came while the boys were playing with playdough today. As I watched them play with the cookie cutters, I grabbed

the itsy bitsy spider

Lee's Kindergarten - nursery rhyme idea - Itsy Bitsy Spider craft idea with sight word "the" written in by student.

Video Lesson: Syllables LA.K.CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RF.K.2b - Count, pronounce, blend, and segment syllables in spoken words.

Syllable Lesson Video- I like this hint: put your hand under your chin and when your chin drops you are saying a vowel sound or talk in a robot voice.

FABULOUS site for making class books....lots of ideas and literature links.

First two weeks of school (Color Weeks) FABULOUS site for making class books.I swear I make them almost once a week and they are my students' favorite picks from the classroom library!

Building Better Readers: Resources For Practicing Fluency

Building Better Readers: Resources For Practicing Fluency

These song posters would be a great way to teach punctuation to your class! It will keep the kids entertained and is a good way to help with their memory. They also include some rhyming, which could work two things in one :) -Cassie Smith