The Ultimate List of Alphabet Activities For Kindergarten

The Ultimate List of Alphabet Activities For Kindergarten

Do you need some easy alphabet activities for kindergarten? We’ve got a great list of fun activities for your classroom! You’ll find games, printables, videos, and a whole list of ideas for to help your Kinders learn their letters. Lots of ideas for independent or...

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Free Hand Washing Book for Kids

Free Hand Washing Book for Kids

Get your FREE hand washing easy reader for your preK-1 students today! This step-by-step guide will teach students how to properly wash their hands to stay germ free while practicing reading skills. Download your FREE reader now! As early childhood teachers, we know...

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Wash Your Hands Activities

Wash Your Hands Activities

Kindergarten is dirty. Germs are everywhere and it's so important to keep your hands clean. And so here is a list of hand washing videos previewed by us and a free hand washing book for your students. This article works well with these two Simply Kinder resources:...

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Forky in Kindergarten

Forky in Kindergarten

Your students will love these Forky in Kindergarten activities inspired by Toy Story 4! Check out this post about all of the super fun and educational activities you can do in your classroom with Forky! When I saw Toy Story 4, I immediately thought to myself FORKY!!!...

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Tips For Teaching Handwriting

Tips For Teaching Handwriting

Check out our list of teacher-approved and student-tested tips and tricks for teaching handwriting in Kindergarten! Full of great ideas for the variety of learners in your classroom. Handwriting has been a hot topic in our Simply Kinder Facebook group lately. So we...

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Teacher Approved Alphabet Songs

Teacher Approved Alphabet Songs

These fun alphabet song videos will get your students engaged and learning! We've compiled a complete list of teacher-approved songs for you to easily use in your lessons. We love using videos to help us teach, so we've gathered a bunch of our favorite videos to help...

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Teacher-Approved Videos Letter M

Teacher-Approved Videos Letter M

Still searching for activities and video to help teach the letter M? We've got you covered with these teacher-approved videos and activities! Keep scrolling to find all the links you need to teach the letter M! Finding appropriate videos on YouTube can be difficult...

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Glue Sponge Tips

Glue Sponge Tips

Have you seen all the excitement about glue sponges? You may hear teachers say, "Best teacher hack ever!", or, "Life changer! I'll never go back!" Well, we've gathered all of the glue sponge tips up in one spot to give you the lowdown on how to make them for yourself...

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Classroom Routines and Procedures

Classroom Routines and Procedures

Establishing classroom routines and procedures is a vital part of classroom management and for setting students up for success all year long. We've got you covered with some great ideas and tips to make sure your year is off to a great start! Establishing classroom...

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Counting To Ten With Bears

Counting To Ten With Bears

Get this cute FREE counting to ten bears printable today to teach number sense and fluency in your kindergarten classroom. Students will love these fun manipulatives to help them practice their numbers to 10!   Everyone loves cute cuddly bears! I thought it would...

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Teacher Tips For Work-Life Balance

Teacher Tips For Work-Life Balance

Struggling to find balance between teacher work-life balance? The struggle is real as more gets put on teachers plates and there's less time to do it all! We've created a list of tips from fellow teachers to help you balance and restore sanity this school year....

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Clothespin Name Practice

Clothespin Name Practice

We're always looking for new and fun ways for the students to practice their names at the beginning of the year. Today we're sharing clothespin name practice as a simple homemade center. Supplies needed for the clothespin name practice A bag of clothespins A bag of...

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Centers Management

Centers Management

Do you want to manage centers with efficiency and ease in your kindergarten classroom? Then check out this centers wheel for a practical approach to control the chaos of centers. We often get asked, how do your manage centers?  Managing centers is not an easy...

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How To Make A Centers Wheel

How To Make A Centers Wheel

Check out this post all about how to make a centers wheel to help manage center rotations in your classroom. Follow these easy steps to learn how to make one for your classroom today! The question comes up often in our Teacher Facebook Group, "how do you run your...

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Letter and Number Discrimination

Letter and Number Discrimination

The beginning of Kindergarten is all about learning letters and numbers and what better way than with a great picture book! Read this blog post to learn how to use literature to engage students while practicing letters and numbers. Letters and Numbers Discrimination...

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Back to School

Back to School

It's back to school time which means FREE resources! We've compiled this post with all of your FREE back to school needs so you can kick off the school year! Can you believe how fast summer has gone by? It's already that time to start thinking about back to school....

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Free Helping Hands For Meet The Teacher

Free Helping Hands For Meet The Teacher

We all have a huge wish list of items that we could use in our classrooms right? This year, put out some free helping hands for meet the teacher night to help you get some of those much needed items for the school year. There are so many parents out there that are...

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Kindergarten Homework – First Quarter

Kindergarten Homework – First Quarter

Are you ready to start your year with organized and efficient homework for your kindergarten students?  We have you covered with a free kindergarten homework week!   Tired of pulling things together at the last minute and feel like it's boring and not meaningful?...

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Relationships with Families

Relationships with Families

Building relationships with students and families is so important to creating a classroom community and having everyone feel vested and welcomed in the classroom.  Here are some great tips and FREE printables for how to build relationships with your families!...

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Alphabet Lock Center

Alphabet Lock Center

Have you seen these Lakeshore Alphabet Learning Locks before? Our kids are LOVING them! So today we're sharing our alphabet lock center and a free printable to go along with them! This article (and most) on Simply Kinder does contain affiliate links.  Clicking these...

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Free Student Data Book

Free Student Data Book

This FREE monster data book is the perfect way to collect data and show growth for all of your Kindergarten students. This fun and comprehensive book will document exactly what students have learned! Get yours below! Your students will learn so much in your class this...

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Alphabet Tub Activities

Alphabet Tub Activities

Do you have a box of 'alphabet stuff' but aren't sure what to do with it? Here is a list of 30+ Alphabet Tub Activities that you can use to help your students learn their letters and sounds! https://youtu.be/t2_EK8_5mAs This and most articles on Simply Kinder contain...

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Name Crafts & Name Centers

Name Crafts & Name Centers

Names Crafts and Name Centers are a great way to learn and celebrate the names in your class!  You have our Name Printables bundle and know how easy it is to use, how much time it has saved you, and how it has helped your students learn to write their names, now let's...

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