Nursery Rhymes: not just for babies anymore! Some people think that nursery rhymes are just for little kids, but it's absolutely not true! They are perfect for teaching reading. Nursery Rhymes are Fun for Students and Teachers! These fun poems help young readers practice basic foundational literacy skills and become better readers... plus, they're silly and always make me smile. Of course, the kiddos like them too! When I first started teaching first grade I didn't have a ton of books ... Read More about Nursery Rhymes: How to Use Them to Teach Reading
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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!
Do you want to help teach little people about the election process this President’s Day? Today I have 10 fun ideas to help you teach children about the election process and help you celebrate President’s Day. In addition, I have a fun free printable download that children will love. This download goes along great with the Duck for President book. So, to get started, let me share with you a few ideas for President’s Day…. Read the book Duck for President Hold a mock election Make campaign ... Read More about Duck For President Lesson Plan and Activities
This is such a fun Cut and Paste Activity for Kindergarten kids to make anytime! Get the freebie HERE! Get the freebie from Sight and Sound Reading HERE! ... Read More about Cut and Paste Activity for Kindergarten
This Long OO Sound Worksheet is a lot of fun for kids! Take a look at this freebie and get it HERE. Grab this freebie from Sight and Sound Reading HERE! ... Read More about Long OO Sound Worksheet