It’s that time! The kids are coming and you have about 12 million things spinning around in your head before they get there. This year, our team met a few weeks prior to all of the back to school craziness. We got our plans typed out and our copies made. By the time school started […]

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Last week, I got to meet all of my sweet little kiddos. I am way girl heavy this year! I have half the amount of boys that I do girls which must be God’s way of getting me ready for what’s to come in my life. I am already so looking forward to this week […]

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One thing I remember from college that I have always used as a way for my students to learn about each other is Me-Boxes. Each year, I have students put together their Me-Boxes at the beginning of the year and we also use it as their memory boxes at the end of the year. I […]

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We have been having so much fun doing our color days this week. We started the week with red and followed with orange, yellow, green. Each morning, the kids have a morning task of color word work to complete. We play the color songs (which I’ll share here in a minute) and work on just […]

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It has taken me awhile to really figure out what I want to do during calendar time. I know that it’s important and it’s a skill that I want my kids to master. I have tried countless binders, folders, pages…etc. Nothing has really worked for me until now. I am not undoing binders and then […]

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We have been talking and learning all about ways to go this week. Our shared reading for the week is “To Town” and it’s our first one. We’ve been pulling in other stories to build on our discussion about transportation. Of course, the all time favorite for the week so far is “Don’t Let the […]

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Last week, I shared with you how I have been making my life with calendar so much easier. I am putting the entire year in one folder and the kiddos are using expo markers and little erasers to follow along as we go. Here is a picture that I shared from last week. I set […]

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I started doing a computer station last year. We started with beginning sounds and then moved on to labeling. The kids love computer station, but I had some kids that needed a little more of a challenge. My goal this year was to make a computer station for the kids that are little quicker and […]

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