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Kindergarten writing prompts are a great way to show progress throughout the year. It always amazes me how much growth they have from August until May! Teaching kindergarten writing involves much more than just making sure they can write their letters, though that is important. It also involves things like adding details to pictures and […]

How Kindergarten Writing Prompts Can Show Amazing Growth From August To May

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Teaching kindergarten has absolutely been one of the most rewarding experiences of my lifetime. And, not gonna lie…it has also been one of the most exhausting, mind-bending, and character-building experiences too! (If you are a first-year teacher – never fear! Just keep reading! 🙂 ) Teaching Kindergarten It could very well be that since I […]

Teaching Kindergarten: 10 Helpful Tips Shared From 10 Years Experience

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Classroom management for kindergarten is kinda my jam…as in – I LOVE IT. I mean, the phrase “classroom management” doesn’t sound too thrilling, and quite honestly, it probably sounds like something you’d want to put at the bottom of a to-do list. By name alone, it would seem to fit nicely alongside “clean your closets,” […]

Classroom Management for Kindergarten: 5 Tips That Will Make Your Year Great!

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While a book for kindergarten may seem like it is only meant for 5-year-olds, it has the power to teach and remind all ages of important lessons that we can easily forget. Teaching kindergarten has provided countless moments to reflect on who I was as a 5-year-old and who I wanted to be. As I […]

How Can A Book For Kindergarten Teach An Important Lesson To All Ages?

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Let’s set the scene: You have just been hired to teach – KINDERGARTEN. You are going through ALL the nerves and excitement and can’t wait to meet your kids. BUT – there’s a topic that stays ever-present in your mind in the summer months leading up to the new school year: Setting up a kindergarten […]

10 Must-Haves For Setting Up A Kindergarten Classroom: First Year Teacher Help!

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Screening for kindergarten is one of the most helpful things for kindergarten teachers as they head into a new school year. The purpose of kindergarten screening is for teachers to get an idea of where each individual child is in regard to skills – both academic and social-emotional. If you are a kindergarten parent, you […]

Screening For Kindergarten: 10 Top Tips Kindergarten Teachers Should Know

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What is my biggest announcement to date? Well…I WROTE A BOOK! Technically speaking, WE wrote a book. Who’s WE, you ask? My songwriting partner and pal, Nathan Meckel. There’s a little bit of a back story that follows the journey from idea – to song – to idea – to book release in the fall […]

It’s My Biggest Announcement To Date! Wanna Know What It Is? 2023

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Whats a desk pet shop? You may be saying to yourself, “Not only am I wondering what’s a desk pet SHOP – but just WHAT is a DESK PET?” Aha. Good question. If you aren’t sure what a desk pet is…check out this post first! Now, let’s say that you DO know what a desk […]

Whats A Desk Pet Shop? 10 Top Picks From My Kindergarteners

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Entering kindergarten is an exciting yet intimidating experience for many young children and their families. In order to make sure your child is prepared for the transition, it’s important to know what questions to ask a kindergarten teacher and your prospective school. It’s important to get as much information as possible from educators and other […]

5 Of The Most Important Questions To Ask A Kindergarten Teacher

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My favorite 100 days of kindergarten project has been a winner year after year. It’s a tough call, honestly, as there are SO many fun 100th day activities for kindergarten! I’ll just go on and let the cat out of the bag here and now. Our kindergarten 100th day shirts are THE BEST THING EVER […]

My Favorite 100 Days of Kindergarten Project (And 10 More Awesome Ideas!)

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