I love Spring in the Kindergarten classroom. Once we get through the dreary days of March, the fun starts to happen. There is something magical about the eagerness to learn in the spring. The kids have really internalized what it means to be learners. They know how to learn and why learning is never ending.
Category Archives: Favorite Books
In my opinion, The Sunflower House is a classic. We read this book in my kindergarten classroom each year and the kids are always thrilled with the treasures I bring in for them to explore. My cousin is a farmer in Eastern Washington and was able to grow sunflowers this year. I’m hoping
My kindergartners are in love with writing lists! I downloaded the FREE list forms on Teachers Pay Teachers, made by Nellie Edge, and organized them in a little tote. My kids love making grocery lists, wish lists, and lists of their friends in the class. I have a handful of resources around the room, like
I’ve owned Playful Learning since the day it came out in print. The author, Mariah Bruehl is a blogger and has a fabulous website where she offers online courses for parents and teachers. I’ve loved her work and consider her a “online friend” who I have never actually met in person (unless you count Skype
Like most teachers, I love Jan Brett’s books. Every year, usually in January, I take out my ever-growing collection of her books and introduce one of my favorite author/illustrators to my kindergarten students. Friends, I can tell you with all honesty that I want to BE Jan Brett. I would love to be able to