THIS IS WHAT I HAVE BEEN LOOKING FOR! You do not get paid for chores because it's an expected part of being a family. Allowance is teaching children how to manage money. I have started this with the kids, the chore list doesn't get money but the commission chart does! There are different chores on each. AND she incorporates tithing and savings! Brilliant!
We are reading them. We are writing them. We are rolling them. Building them. Spelling them. Playing games with them. Anything and everything we can do to learn our popcorn words! Popcorn words are another name for our sight words. We call them popcorn words because they are supposed to "POP" into your head when you see them! Here is a literacy center we are having fun with this week......pick a piece of popcorn, read it, and write it! To prep this, all you need to do is cut construction…
To make this all you need to construction paper and Velcro. I typed up the students names in comic sans (two per page-one at the top ...
FREE read alouds
Listening centers have always been one of my standard centers. Students are listening to a good model of fluent and expressive reading. An added bonus is the headphones. I love the magical effect that headphones have on my students. Students are able to tune out the rest of the class and focus on the voice of the reader while watching the words. This is a must-have center when teaching small groups. Students are engaged which makes this center the quietest group of students in the classroom…
Alphabet Letter of the Week Lesson Plans - Meet Penny
Share & Help Me GrowI love teaching my children about the alphabet by having a letter of the week. Looking for the posts relating to a particular alphabet lesson? Just click the pictures below: More alphabet lesson plan ideas For some great alphabet lesson ideas, follow me on Pinterest. Read my review of God’s Little Explorers Preschool […]
Q-Tip Number Painting
Whether you're working more on numbers with your preschooler or kindergartner or you're simply looking for a way to add some more fine motor work into your child's day, these Q-Tip number painting…
Letters On The Go - No Time For Flash Cards
by Kim When you are on on the go, sometimes your children are not so cooperative. Whether you are on a road trip or just running errands around town your children probably are not too happy about it and let you know. Allie did a great post about learning on the go in which […]
50 Simple Alphabet Activities for Preschoolers | Hands On As We Grow®
To help preschoolers recognize letters, learn upper & lowercase and the letter sounds, these alphabet activities for preschoolers are easy to implement!
My Precious Family
My little KK turned 6 years old this week! I loved spending the entire week going through our Blessing Book and celebrating Kaitlyn's birthday by remembering the gift from God she is. To learn more about this, or to purchase one of your own visit http://www.thebirthdayblessing.bigcartel.com/ We celebrated our 6 year old first at school with a birthday lunch and cupcakes for her class. Later that night, we celebrated with family over pizza and more cupcakes! Kailtyn got another charm from…
Magazine Letter Hunt Worksheets, Literacy Center
UPDATED file: When I used these with my own kids, I realized that the original font was a poor choice and the kids had trouble distinguishing D from O - I've fixed the font to something super simple that is much easier for the kids to recognize. I also changed it to add a place for their name too! ...
Matching Alphabet Beans Literacy Game - The Imagination Tree
Make an alphabet beans literacy game and an ongoing resource to use in lots of activities together! Playful literacy fun and learning for preschoolers!
And Now I Know My ABCs
We begin school this week! I've been busy in my room decorating and trying to make it look inviting and fun for the students. As I am working I have been thinking of my little
Fishing For Letters Game - No Time For Flash Cards
Fishing games for kids are great tools for learning all sorts of things. Toddlers can learn colors, letters, numbers and more!