Here are just some of the ideas I use in my classroom to help keep my students organized: Each student has a "Work in Progress" Folder in their desk. They use this folder to put any unfinished work in. Anytime throughout the day that they have time, they are to get this folder out and finish any work in it. This really helps the students keep from shoving papers in their desk. I really don't let the students keep much in their desk. They have their "Work in Progress" folder, journal, 1 book…
First Week Back!
Don’t you LOVE it when you do back to school, thinking… “Man, I am going to be SO ready since I worked all summer to make my classroom better than ever!” THEN you disc…
Level 3 handwriting worksheets - uppercase - The Measured Mom
Get this set of free printable handwriting worksheets for preschool and kindergarten!
Learn to Write Numbers and a Free Printable
This activity is part of my Learn to Write Numbers printable packs. Be sure to click over to get all the fun printables and ideas. I've got two early learners here. One is great, albeit somewhat
Ahh, December. I think December and January are probably my two favorite months to be a kindergarten teacher. Why? Because that is the time of year where letters and sounds and reading and writing really starts clicking. We are learning what writers do... and are getting really good at remembering our finger spaces and stretching out our words. :) Yesterday in phonics one of my littles, totally by herself, stretched out and wrote the word "valintin" for Valentine! I was so impressed! One new…
State Symbols Flip Book and Interactive Notebook
Your students will love learning about the 50 states with these hands-on flip books! There are 50 flip books included (one for each state). #TpT #TeacherGems #USsymbols
Level 1 Handwriting worksheets: Uppercase - The Measured Mom
Looking for free handwriting worksheets? Have your preschooler trace letters in all sizes for some great beginning practice!
20 Summer Handprint Crafts: Beach, Camping, Vacation Keepsakes
Summer Handprint Crafts are a great way to preserve those summer memories from the beach, vacation, camping or just for fun craft time.
Tuesday Teacher Tips: Communication
Are you tired of parents saying "we didn't know or we didn't read your newsletter" when you talk to them? Let the student's fill out this FREE Classroom Newsletter every Monday morning and they will guarantee that their parents will read their own, personal NEWSPAPER! For more Parent Communication tips and resources, pin this post for later! Perfect for First, Second, Third, Fourth, Fifth and even Sixth Grade. Tuesday Teacher Tips: Communication at Fern Smith's Classroom Ideas and Teach123.