More Easy Valentine’s Hands On Activities

More Easy Valentine’s Hands On Activities

A while back we found all these awesome goodies at the dollar store… We showed you how we used the plates and the table scatter in a post – Easy Valentine’s Hands On Activities – but we forgot to circle back and show you how we used the foam hearts and the pompoms!  Oops!  So let’s fix that.  See those large foam hearts?  Let’s put those to use....

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Zero the Hero’s Store!

Zero the Hero’s Store!

We hope you all had a great time with us at the PK1 Conference.  What a whirlwind of new ideas!  It was so wonderful to be surrounded by so many people passionate about teaching little kids. Today’s Tuesday Teaching Tip is brought to you by CKA’s President Elect and kindergarten teacher, Kimberly DeMille, who shares this idea that perfect for Hundred’s Day idea with us. For...

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Jump Your Way to Groups of 10

Jump Your Way to Groups of 10

Spring is right around the corner and the weather is beautiful.  It’s the perfect time to head outside and use CKA President-Elect and kindergarten teacher Kimberly DeMille’s fabulous kinesthetic idea for teaching ways to make 10!  She uses a giant sidewalk chalk number line to introduce the concept, and practices both addition and subtraction this way.  How much fun is...

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One, Two, Tree! Easy Seasonal Kindergarten Counting Game

One, Two, Tree!  Easy Seasonal Kindergarten Counting Game

December is in full swing and the count down to Winter Break is ON!  The days may technically be getting shorter but they sure can feel longer!  Here’s a super easy math center idea to the rescue.  Debra Weller, TK teacher and CKA Co-President shares this adorable game with us.  In her words, “Cut out trees, add dice and pom poms= an instant counting game.” Easy peasy,...

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Lion or Lamb? Get Your Ten Frames On!

Lion or Lamb?  Get Your Ten Frames  On!

In Like a Lion, Out Like a Lamb March roars in like a lion So fierce, The wind so cold, It seems to pierce. The month rolls on And Spring draws near, And March goes out Like a lamb so dear – Lorie Hill – Get your Common Core Measurement and Data skills going in high gear with this simple, topical idea for March.  You’ll be working those Counting and Cardinality and Number...

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