Handwriting Without Tears

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Kindergarten Classroom - Adorable anchor poster to remind your students to put their names on the paper. The best part is that it's FREE! First Grade Classroom, Classroom Behavior, Classroom Posters, School Classroom, Classroom Ideas, Classroom Procedures, Future Classroom, Kindergarten Classroom Setup, Kindergarten Behavior

Pick up my pencil and write my name anchor chart {FREEBIE}

FREE Poster to help students remember to put their name on their papers.

10 Preschool Letter G Sensory gel writing. Fill a snap-lock bag with a bit of hair gel and some food coloring and mix together. Such a fun way to get your kiddos to write! Preschool Literacy, Preschool Letters, Learning Letters, Alphabet Activities, Early Literacy, Literacy Activities, Preschool Activities, Kids Learning, Writing Letters

Preschool Letter G - In My World

We are back from our very long break! Let’s just say one of us (not me) was very keen to get back into it and kept nagging to do school work! And so, we started out Preschool Letter of the Week G with a beginning sounds basket. Filip took out the items one by one …

 Activities for early writers. Learn with Play at Home: Learn to Write. Activities for early writers.Learn with Play at Home: Learn to Write. Activities for early writers. Preschool Literacy, Preschool At Home, Kindergarten Writing, Teaching Writing, Literacy Activities, Name Writing Activities, Writing Activities For Preschoolers, Preschool Journals, Early Learning Activities

Learn to Write. 12+ Activities for early writers.

Follow us on Pinterest for tons of great kids activities and ideas. Activities for teaching children to write Before children can write, they need to build up the necessary fine-motor skills. Involving them in a range of fine motor activities will allow them to develop the muscle strength and coordination necessary for writing. Like many things that children must learn, writing is something that comes with time and practice. It also often goes hand in hand with learning letters and learning…

to Introduce Preschool Journals to 3 Year Olds Wondering how to start a journal with a 3 year old? This post shares how we introduce simple journals and the tools we use. - Teaching 2 and 3 Year OldsSIMPLE SIMPLE may refer to: Preschool Journals, Preschool Literacy, Preschool At Home, Preschool Lessons, Literacy Activities, Toddler Preschool, Preschool Activities, Kindergarten, 3 Year Old Preschool

How to Introduce Preschool Journals to 3 Year Olds

Wondering how to introduce preschool journals to 3 year olds? Here are some examples of our journal activities, and how we keep them simple.

Plastic plates as dry erase boards! This might be handy on those days when 15 kids want to use the dry erase boards :) Classroom Organization, Classroom Management, Classroom Ideas, Organization Hacks, Classroom Whiteboard, Diy Whiteboard, Classroom Schedule, Classroom Board, Classroom Teacher

Teaching My Friends!

By the time my friends reach 4th and 5th grade, there are some things that should be non-issues. There are some things I should not have to spend instructional time on. Basics. Thus was born the No Excuses list. Each year, after the first couple of weeks of school, I do a quick intro to the No Excuses list. This is a chart of things that, by the time they get to 4th or 5th grade, a student can reasonably be expected to be responsible for doing. Things like starting sentences with capital…

On a Rainy Day Writing; rain, april, weather, letter r, letter u - Spring Crafts For Kids April Preschool, Preschool Weather, Kindergarten Crafts, Preschool Crafts, Preschool Seasons, Kids Crafts, Daycare Crafts, Classroom Crafts, Rain Crafts

On a Rainy Day...

As a class we came up with a list of describing words for a rainy day. The students had to write two of those words on a raindrop in white crayon and then they painted over it with watercolor to make the word show. The students had to use those words in their story about the rain. I used the sentence starter: On a rainy day... The students water colored the top of their umbrella and added yellow boots. Umbrella Outside Umbrella Inside Boots Raindrops The cute umbrella and boot idea came from…

Alphabet Letter Puzzles (Lower-case Letters) - All 26 Lett Alphabet Activities, Literacy Activities, Educational Activities, Preschool Alphabet, Montessori, Kindergarten Literacy, Early Literacy, Early Learning, Kids Learning

UPDATED Alphabet Letter Puzzles (Lower-case Letters) - Whole Alphabet Included!

Alphabet Letter Puzzles (Lower-case Letters) - All 26 Letters Included! By Little Miss Teacher All 26 letters are included in this paid file download - a through z. Cut out each letter then cut each letter into individual pieces along the black lines within each letter to create the puzzle pieces.

 Scissors Practice Poem - Back to School Activities - Freebie “Scissor Practice Poem! Help Preschool, Pre-K, TK, and Kindergarten students practice cut - Preschool Fine Motor Skills, Preschool Songs, Preschool Curriculum, Preschool Lessons, Preschool Learning, Kindergarten Classroom, Preschool Crafts, Kindergarten Chants, Pre K Curriculum

FREEBIE! Scissors Poem

Freebie "Scissor Practice" Poem! Help young students practice cutting by using this little poem to chant their way to professional gift wrapping!

Easy Teaching Tools: Handwriting without Tears (also links to TPT site where they have cute themed sheets) Kindergarten Handwriting, Handwriting Activities, Handwriting Practice, Kindergarten Writing, Teaching Writing, Teaching Tools, Literacy, Free Handwriting, Teaching Handwriting

Handwriting without Tears Paper {FREEBIE}

Easy Teaching Tools has created 30 templates that are fun and will work for any scholar in your classroom. The HWT packet comes with the following paper: holiday, social studies, science, thematic, and more! You can use this paper for the writing process, daily journal entries, thematic units, soc...

The ultimate writing center--- My students went from hating to write to fighting to get into this station! - good way to organize writing center Kindergarten Writing, Teaching Writing, Writing Activities, Teaching Ideas, Literacy Worksheets, Teaching Tools, Teacher Resources, Writing Lessons, Writing Skills

New Classroom Reveal…..Finally!

So I finally feel confident about sharing some pictures with you. I have shared several on IG already. Do you follow me there? Well, you should...seriously. Here goes nothing......... First, I'm going to take you through a few bulletin boards in our first grade hallway. My BFF at work & fellow blogger, Stacey, from Teaching Ever After, & I were totally inspired by Jodi's Restroom Review bulletin board. We went from having bathrooms in our classrooms to having a shared hallway bathroom. It…

Learning the Letters in My Name: 12 Name Activities for Preschoolers. I love the creativity in these activities. Preschool Curriculum, Preschool Lessons, Preschool Classroom, Preschool Learning, Toddler Preschool, Early Learning, Fun Learning, Teaching Kids, Homeschooling

Preschool Name Activities

Help preschoolers learn the letters in their names with these fun hands-on activities!

Using black and white pre-writing line paper will help the child practice their visual motor skills while trying to copy the the black lines in the while lines using a different color marker. Preschool Writing, Preschool Learning, Preschool Activities, Pre Writing Practice, Writing Skills, Cutting Practice, Motor Activities, Therapy Activities, Writing Lines

Pre Writing Lines - Free Practice Worksheets - Your Therapy Source

Practicing pre writing lines are an important skill to get children ready for handwriting letters. This freebie provides bold lines for early learners.

Sight Word Practice - Lots of great ideas for teaching sight words and writing sentences! (kindergarten and first grade) Teaching Sight Words, Sight Word Practice, Sight Word Games, Sight Word Activities, Writing Activities, Educational Activities, Kindergarten Language Arts, Kindergarten Writing, Teaching Reading

Sight Word Practice

How do you introduce and teach sight words each week? Our school system begins teaching sight words the first week of school. We introduce 3-4 words each week. We teach around 77 sight words during the kindergarten year. We begin each day with sight word practice. I have a student tell me one word, tell how many letters are in the word, name the vowel(s) in the word and tell if the vowel is long or short, and tell if the word has any chunks (little words or special sounds we have learned)…

Reading Text in Kindergarten sight word spell center.I like they have to write the word after making it with letterssight word spell center.I like they have to write the word after making it with letters Kindergarten Language Arts, Kindergarten Centers, Kindergarten Writing, Kindergarten Literacy, Teaching Reading, Guided Reading, Montessori Elementary, Reading Lessons, Student Reading

Shared Reading Text in Kindergarten

While working in Arkansas recently, I talked with kindergarten teachers about finding the right kind of text for shared reading. I look for books and poems that are close to the guided reading leve…

Number Formation Rhymes Teaching Kindergarten N Atilde Ordm Meros Preescolar Preschool Math, Math Classroom, Kindergarten Math, Math Activities, Number Songs Preschool, Home School Preschool, Monthly Themes For Preschool, Lesson Plans For Preschool, Preschool Classroom Schedule

Number Formation Rhymes

I'm excited to share with you my Number Formation Rhymes! I've been teaching my little ones how to write numbers and wanted some rhymes to help them remember the formations. I found these rhymes and