Letter and Number Discrimination

Letter and Number Discrimination

Letters and Numbers Discrimination We spend a lot of time at the beginning of the school year talking about letters and numbers. Our ELA time is focused on letters – identifying letters, learning the sounds, writing the letters, etc.  Our Math time is focused on...

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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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Free Printable CVC Short U Puzzles

Free Printable CVC Short U Puzzles

We've covered all of our CVC words now, so I'm sharing the last set of the free printable CVC puzzles with you today, short u. If you missed the other free printable CVC puzzles I've shared over the last few months, you can find the short a puzzles here, the short e...

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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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Sight Word Sticker Center

Sight Word Sticker Center

Sight Word Sticker Center If you're anything like me, you're always looking for new center ideas, preferably ones that are quick and easy to set up! This sight word sticker center is one that I often use. It's a great center activity when you need an independent group...

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Kindergarten Sight Word Cat Story Worksheet

Kindergarten Sight Word Cat Story Worksheet

Kindergarten Sight Word Story and Worksheet Simple stories that kids can learn to read on their own can be a big confidence booster for early readers. Today I'm sharing a short story that focuses on high frequency sight words. This sight word cat story worksheet gets...

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Free Printable CVC Short I Puzzles

Free Printable CVC Short I Puzzles

We've moved into practicing our short i words. I made these free printable cvc short i puzzles to help reinforce the words during our center time. These puzzles are helping the students reinforce our CVC words we’ve been learning. Their perfect for early finishers,...

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Free April Printable

Free April Printable

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 April Writing Printables...

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Free Student Data Book

Free Student Data Book

Your students will learn so much in your class this year and it is extremely powerful to have them actually see that growth. And so here is a free student data book to help your students chart and measure what they learn. One of the easiest measures to start with is...

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Teacher Approved Easter Videos

Teacher Approved Easter Videos

It's Easter time and a great time to add some bunnies and eggs into your lessons. And so here are your Teacher Approved Easter videos for preschool, kindergarten, and first grade. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nZLIiq7B85g B-U-N-N-Y Easter Song by Kiboomers (2:45)...

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Free March Printable

Free March Printable

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 March Writing Printables...

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Free Spring Sight Word Practice Sheets for Kindergarten

Free Spring Sight Word Practice Sheets for Kindergarten

Are you working on sight words with your kindergarten students? Our free printable sight word practice sheets will engage your learners and help them work on their reading and writing skills. Don’t you just love it when kids suddenly realize they can read? We saw it...

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Easter Egg CVC Puzzles

Easter Egg CVC Puzzles

Do you students love Easter eggs? Every year, my kindergarteners get so excited over all of our Easter themed activities especially the ones with Easter eggs. This year, I added these Easter Egg CVC Puzzles to our center rotation. This activity is a fun and hands-on...

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Kindergarten Homework – Fourth Quarter

Kindergarten Homework – Fourth Quarter

Homework driving you crazy?  Tired of pulling things together at the last minute and feel like it's boring and not meaningful?  Simply Kinder has you covered with our Kindergarten Homework with Weekly Family Games!  Keep reading and learn how to get your first week...

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Favorite Book Free Printable

Favorite Book Free Printable

It's no secret that reading books is a staple activity in every classroom!  And today we have a free printabe for your students to reflect on their favorite book. (Keep reading for information on how to download). This activity would be great to do during Reading...

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Spring Flowers Writing Activity

Spring Flowers Writing Activity

Spring Flowers Writing Activity with Printable Worksheet Celebrate the spring season by decorating your classroom with pretty flowers! As a parent I love walking down the halls of my children's school and seeing the bulletin boards covered with projects the kids have...

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CVC Words

CVC Words

My kinders are learning all about CVC words right now.  They spend the first parts of the school year learning letter names and sounds.  We have now reached the point where we can take this skill to the next level and begin blending and segmenting words. What are CVC...

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Free Printable CVC Short E Puzzles

Free Printable CVC Short E Puzzles

Last month I shared CVC short a puzzles with you. This month I'm adding free printable CVC short e puzzles to help the students practice their CVC words. These puzzles are helping reinforce our CVC words we've been learning. They're perfect for early finishers,...

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Learn to Write February

Learn to Write February

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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Free Printable CVC Short A Puzzles

Free Printable CVC Short A Puzzles

We've been working on our short a words so I created these Free Printable CVC Short A Puzzles to help the students review their words during center time. These puzzles are a fun way for the students to review and practice their short a words. You can use them for your...

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January Writing Printables

January Writing Printables

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 January Writing...

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The Day It Rained Hearts: Writing and Reading Activities

The Day It Rained Hearts: Writing and Reading Activities

Writing and reading activities to accompany Felicia Bond’s delightful book, The Day it Rained Hearts. These free printables help Kindergarten students with fluency, reading comprehension and writing. Perfect for Valentine’s Day. This and all articles include affiliate...

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Kindergarten Homework – Third Quarter

Kindergarten Homework – Third Quarter

Homework driving you crazy?  Tired of pulling things together at the last minute and feel like it's boring and not meaningful?  Simply Kinder has you covered with our Kindergarten Homework with Weekly Family Games!  Keep reading and learn how to get your first week...

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Syllable Sort – Free

Syllable Sort – Free

Understanding syllables can be tricky for some kindergarten students.  The best way to learn them is to practice, practice, practice!  This free winter syllable sort will help you gain an understanding of where your students are with this phonological skill. Why are...

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