Sunday, September 27, 2015

Birthday Necklaces

I love birthday hats as much as the kiddos do...but I wanted to try something different this school year to make them feel special on their birthday. 

CLICK RIGHT HERE to use "Birthday Necklaces" in your classroom!
We also create a "Birthday Class Book" so that each student can draw and write a birthday wish to their classmate.  I got this idea from my cooperating teacher about 10 years ago and use it EVERY year!  It is fun to find out what things they like to get their friends. Plus...I know many parents save this a memory keeper!  
CLICK HERE  to go to our TpT Shop and get it for FREE!

Have a great school week, 
Amber & LuAnn

Monday, September 7, 2015

Classroom Photos 2015

This is our calendar wall.
"Focus Wall" from Deedee Wills.
"BECAUSE" words inspired by Hello Literacy.
Blogged about by Kindergarten Smorgasboard! 
Reading & Math Boards
During the year, I will add reading anchor charts to the board.  
Math Manipulatives Shelf
Word Wall & Writing Board
Special spot for Deanna Jump & Deedee Wills
"Writing Through the Year" anchor charts
I just ADORE how my "Table Signs" turned out!
Cannot wait to display my students wonderful work here! 
One of my favorite management ideas that I use EVERY year.
Thank you Mrs. Mayas Kindergarten Blog!
Dramatic Play Area!
Aren't the silhouettes from School Girl Style!?!
Art Shelf Labels
This is my "Free Choice Board"
The students in my classroom will complete their "MUST-DO" thematic center and then he/she can choose a spot to work/PLAY until time is up.
We blogged about our "Free Choice Labels" right here!
Our Go Noodle Welcome Board
This was a fun way to introduce the kiddos to THE CHAMPS
and get them excited for BRAIN BREAKS!

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