Chicka Chicka Boom Boom Activities: Free Alphabet Game

Chicka Chicka Boom Boom Activities: Free Alphabet Game

Our fun Chicka Chicka Boom Boom activities include a fun cover and find game that practices letter identification and beginning sounds. Easy to prep and 100% free. Perfect for Kindergarten literacy centers or homeschoolers! This Activity Pairs Well With Kinders...

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Free Printable Rhyming Bingo Game For Kindergarten

Free Printable Rhyming Bingo Game For Kindergarten

FREE Rhyming Bingo game. Make learning fun with this hands on rhyming activity for kindergarten! Use as literacy centers, morning work or guided reading games. Easy to prepare and ready to go in a flash. Click through to grab your free printable. This resource works...

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Movable Small Group Cart

Movable Small Group Cart

Take a peek inside our small group cart that can be used at your intervention table or rolled out to your students for social distancing. Small groups are an important part of your daily instruction. But some teachers are being told no more small groups and so these...

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20 Teacher Recommended Picture Books That Rhyme

20 Teacher Recommended Picture Books That Rhyme

Need some good children’s books that rhyme? We’ve gathered a list of books to help young learners play with word sounds. Click through for our teacher recommended & kid approved list of rhyming picture books for kids. This resource works well with these Simply...

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Alphabet Videos

Alphabet Videos

We've gathered all of our teacher-approved Letter Videos all in one place so you can easily access all of the letters of the alphabet. This resource works great with these Simply Kinder resources: Below is one of our favorite videos to show the correct way to...

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Beginning and Ending Sounds Clip Cards For Kindergarten

Beginning and Ending Sounds Clip Cards For Kindergarten

Do you need to create a simple literacy center to help your kindergarten students practice beginning and ending sounds? Our FREE sounds clip cards are easy to prepare and kinders love them. They will be a great tool in your literacy tool kit. This resource works well...

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Best Phonemic Awareness Activities For Kindergarten

Best Phonemic Awareness Activities For Kindergarten

Phonemic awareness skills are an important part of reading success. Teaching them can be a lot of fun. Kindergarten and first grade students will enjoy rhyming, blending, syllable activities, and working with phonemes.  We've got everything from games to centers....

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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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Learn to Write May

Learn to Write May

Do you expect your student to learn to write the month every month? It's such a repetitive word in kindergarten - in calendar, on the board, and on their projects.  It's very helpful for the kids to learn to write it and so we have these free February Writing...

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Best Picture Books About Diversity For Young Learners

Best Picture Books About Diversity For Young Learners

We've got 15 picture books about diversity for kids. Books are our secret weapon when it comes to teaching children about diversity and inclusion. Perfect for teachers or home school families. Teach your kids to celebrate diversity and build community. As teachers we...

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How to Teach Sight Words: Tips For Kindergarten Teachers

How to Teach Sight Words: Tips For Kindergarten Teachers

Are you wondering how to teach sight words? You know that just practicing and memorizing them isn’t that helpful. So, what can we do to liven things up? Here are our best tips to help you teach sight words to your Kinders. One of the hot topics in the Simply Kinder...

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Legi Liner Review:  Add Lines Anywhere

Legi Liner Review: Add Lines Anywhere

We were SO excited to come across this super cool Legi Liner and could not wait to get our hands on it. Legiliner is a new way for teachers to easily draw writing lines for students. We may make a small commission from the Amazon links in this article...

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December Learn to Write

December Learn to Write

Do you expect your student to learn to write the month every month? It's such a repetitive word in kindergarten - in calendar, on the board, and on their projects.  It's very helpful for the kids to learn to write it and so we have these free December Writing...

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Easy Editing

Easy Editing

Do you do editing with your students? We always do in the context of their writing but have never really done it formally. We encourage students to reread their stories but what exactly are they looking for? Well, we know that explicit instruction is key, so we wanted...

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The Ultimate List of Kindergarten Sight Word Activities

The Ultimate List of Kindergarten Sight Word Activities

Are you looking for easy Kindergarten sight word activities? Try these fun activities in your classroom! We've got free worksheets, fun games, and oodles of ideas for making learning fun. Perfect for independent learning or small groups. We have so many ideas that...

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FREE Printable Sight Word Game To Make For Fall

FREE Printable Sight Word Game To Make For Fall

Are you looking for a fun literacy center activity that you can set up for independent learning? Try our free printable sight word game for kindergarten kids. This free fall themed game is fully editable and perfect for fall literacy centers. A WORD FOR PARENTS You...

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Free Sight Words Printable Card Activity For Kindergarten

Free Sight Words Printable Card Activity For Kindergarten

This free sight words printable is an engaging learning activity for Kindergarten. It is a great way to practice using high-frequency words in sentences! The editable printable allows you to customize the words your students are learning. Perfect for classwork and...

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Teacher-Approved Alphabet Songs

Teacher-Approved Alphabet Songs

We love using videos to help us teach, so we've gathered a bunch of our favorite videos to help teach the letters of the alphabet! Alphabet Song by Have Fun Teaching (4:36) This song provides practice identifying the names and initial sound of all the letters in the...

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Sight Word Walk

Sight Word Walk

Every once and a while an idea is shared in the Simply Kinder Facebook group we just love and we are excited to bring you another one of those today.  Serena O'Malley shared this fun Sight Word Walk she does with her students each year and shared this fun video of her...

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Recycling and Word Family Craft

Recycling and Word Family Craft

This is a fun and simple recycling project that can be used to celebrate Earth Day while practicing a word family. The bright colored flowers make a lovely spring decoration and can be used to create a "recycled garden" in the classroom by making this Recycling and...

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Free Printable Short Vowel Word Match

Free Printable Short Vowel Word Match

  Free Printable Short Vowel Word Match-Clouds and Rain Drops I love a good rainy day because it reminds me of when I was a kid and our school held indoor recess. We would sit in the hall and play with Lincoln Logs and Tinker Toys, write short stories or put together...

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Ice Fishing For Sight Words

Ice Fishing For Sight Words

Winter themed activities make the long, cold months pass in a flash. We reserve a special time in January to study cold weather animals and sports. One fun way I've found to incorporate sight word practice is with the Ice Fishing for Sight Words activity. Luckily you...

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Red Hat -at Word Family Craft

Red Hat -at Word Family Craft

The fun picture book, Red Hat, inspired me to do a winter themed word family project. We have fallen in love with Lita Judge's book Red Hat. Its a simple book filled with beautiful illustrations. We were lucky enough to meet Lita Judge this fall at Defiance College's...

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