Investigating Plants: Part 2

Investigating Plants: Part 2

  In our first plants experiment, we wanted to find out what type of seed would grow the fastest. You can read all about it here: Our Plants Experiments: Part 1 But this experiment was all about the sun! I’m sure by now that you’ve seen how to grow lima...
The Very Hungry Caterpillar FREEBIE!

The Very Hungry Caterpillar FREEBIE!

  16 days to go until summer!! And today we are celebrating with a FREEBIE!! This freebie is perfect for you to use in a center during your unit on insects, butterflies, or during a study of “The Very Hungry Caterpillar” by Eric Carle! It’s a fun...
Investigating Plants: Part 1

Investigating Plants: Part 1

  Only 18 days until summer!!! The weather is finally getting hot here, so I have to admit that I’ve DEFINITELY got summer fever!! But… for 18 more days, I’ve got a classroom full of 4-year-olds who are still expecting me to show up and be amazing...

A New Kind of Egg Hunt

  I don’t like Easter Egg Hunts. In fact, if it was up to me, we wouldn’t even do one. And right now you’re probably thinking, Why in the world don’t you like egg hunts???? The kids love them!  For starters, they have absolutely nothing to do...

Should You Teach Sight Words in Pre-K?

There’s been a lot (and I mean A LOT!!) of discussion lately in several of the preschool/pre-k teachers Facebook groups I’m a member of about teaching sight words in pre-k. It seems that many teachers teach sight words to their kiddos because they choose...

Question of the Day

The Question of the Day is a great routine to establish in your classroom! Some of the benefits include: Your kiddos get a daily opportunity to make a choice and express their opinions. The questions are great conversation starters and help you create opportunities...

The Cat in the Hat Week!

Our second week of Dr. Seuss was all about “The Cat in the Hat!” And, while this is one of my favorite Dr. Seuss books, my kiddos this year didn’t love it. So, I followed their lead, and altered my plans a little as the week went on. They had a blast...

Green Eggs and Ham Week!

This week was all about “Green Eggs and Ham” by Dr. Seuss! We had so much fun reading, playing, and rhyming! This book is one that I could read a million times, and my kiddos would never get tired of it. We read it each day with a different comprehension...

Ruby Payne: Understanding Poverty

So, most teachers were off work today, sitting at home in their jammies watching Netflix. But, our district had a PD day today. Most teachers were at their campuses doing whatever incredible PD their principals had in store for them. But, I was lucky enough to get to...

“Green Eggs and Ham” Word Cards!

I’ve just started working on my “Green Eggs and Ham” book unit, and the word cards are up on TPT! My word card sets are usually $1.00, but everything is 50% off for the first 24 hours it’s posted! So they’re only 50 cents today! Go grab...