(This content was originally published on Primary Inspiration blog, and has been edited for publication here.) Have you tried using math riddles as a teaching tool in your kindergarten classroom? Kindergarten math riddles are powerful for getting and keeping your students' attention and for conveying content! If you have any doubts about using riddles, try this the next time your class is unfocused, off task, or cranky (we all know that it can happen to the best of them...): just say the word ... Read More about Build Number Sense with Kindergarten Math Riddles
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Hi, Teaching Friends! Kindergarten kids love riddles! Your little learners will have a great time solving these riddles, and you'll love to watch how their number sense will grow with each one they solve! These riddles are a great basis for number talks and practicing math vocabulary, and are also a super easy way to model identifying key details, making inferences, and drawing conclusions! Have a great time using this sample set of eight riddle cards! Happy Teaching! ... Read More about Math Riddles = Kindergarten FUN!!
Hello, Teaching Friends! Easy prep is the name of the (teacher) game at this time of the school year, right? Who has the time for complicated games with lots of cards to print and cut? And let's not even talk about laminating and cutting all those cards! But since we KNOW the the name of the game for our students is learning with fun, games are the way to go! You'll find this set of two addition games to be super simple to add to your centers. All your students will need to play these one ... Read More about Easy Prep Math Games for Kindergarten
The sneaky leprechaun is about to arrive again – Time for more St. Patrick Day fun! Today I have Free Roll a Leprechaun St. Patrick’s Day Kindergarten Worksheets for you. It is a fun little game you can play! Roll a die and then color, cut and paste the leprechaun and put him together. This freebie actually has 2 different leprechauns you can choose from. You can make a leprechaun face AND a full leprechaun. One craft is easier than the other so you can use the one that is best for the skills of ... Read More about Free Roll a Leprechaun – St. Patrick’s Day Kindergarten Worksheets
Did you know that February is black history month? We have a few ideas to help you teach little people different black American heroes (and ordinary people!). For instance, once simple thing you can do is Ask your families if they have any food or tradition they would like to share with the class. You can also do this for Asian Americans, Hispanic Americans, etc. You could make a class cookbook! You can also do a class research project or, so “copy-cat” art. Check out all the wonderful ideas and ... Read More about Black History Kindergarten Lesson Plans and Ideas with free download!