Videos About Plants

Videos About Plants

Spring time means plants in kindergarten and so here is your teacher approved Videos About Plants list from Simply Kinder! From a Seed to a Flower (2:12) This short video shows the basic parts and needs of a flowering plant using playdough. It provides a wonderful...

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Recycled Peel Chia Monsters

Recycled Peel Chia Monsters

    Who doesn’t love a fun lesson that includes making your own monster, protecting the Earth and growing an easy plant? This lesson lets kids have fun creating silly monsters while learning about recycling and the needs of plants.     This lesson...

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Spring Short and Long Vowel Puzzles

Spring Short and Long Vowel Puzzles

I LOVE spring. It is such a happy time of the year. Flowers are in bloom, the grass is green, and outdoor recess does wonders for the soul. These Spring Short and Long Vowel Puzzles will be the perfect addition to your literacy centers this year. Your students will be...

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Lucky Leprechaun Door

Lucky Leprechaun Door

Spring fever has set in and teachers are pulling out all sorts of tricks to keep their students on task this time of year!  Here is a fun idea for St. Patrick's Day to motivate and reward your students with this Lucky Leprechaun Door Classroom Management idea!...

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Leprechaun Trap Project

Leprechaun Trap Project

So many fun activities to do for St. Patrick's Day.  If there is one thing we know about leprechauns, it's that they like rainbows, clouds, and gold coins.  And so why not encourage your students to create a trap and try to catch one?  In...

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Oh, The Places You’ll Go Printable

Oh, The Places You’ll Go Printable

One of my favorite books is Oh, The Places You'll Go by Dr. Seuss.  It's such a fun that has such a great message for people of all ages.  I also love the illustrations and colors the book uses, so fun and upbeat.  And so here is a free Oh, The Places You'll Go...

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Seuss Door with Free Balloon

Seuss Door with Free Balloon

It's March and that means an author study for Theodor Geisel.  It's a great time to read all books Seuss and many schools accompany it with some fun activities. One activity this year is a door decorating contest.  And so we wanted to share our door with you that...

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Parts Of A Plant Free Printable

Parts Of A Plant Free Printable

My kids love working on our plant unit and so here is a free Parts Of A Plant Free Printable for you. We plant beans and watch them grow, record our findings and learn all kinds of fun things about plants. I start the unit off by making an anchor chart with a picture...

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Fun Dr. Seuss Games for Learning

Fun Dr. Seuss Games for Learning

March is a great time to celebrate Theodor Geisel (or Dr. Suess!)  We have rounded up 12 Fun Dr. Seuss Games for you to do with your class.  These are not printables, worksheets, and crafts - they are games that are great for working on literacy, math, and so much...

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Easter Egg Blend Puzzles

Easter Egg Blend Puzzles

I love hands-on, thematic centers for my students. They get my students EXCITED about learning and instantly engaged in the material. These Easter Egg Blend Puzzles will be the perfect way for your students to review blends, while having fun. Easter Egg Blend Puzzles...

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Paper Bag Kite Craft

Paper Bag Kite Craft

Can you believe it's almost Spring? I love any opportunity to get my Kinder's outside after a cold winter, and this paper bag kite craft is always a really poplar activity. We love to combine this activity with the book 'Curious George Flies a Kite'. I love that it's...

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Printable Flower Mazes

Printable Flower Mazes

We can't wait for the flowers to start blooming! It is all about flowers in this pack of Printable Flower Mazes. It's a perfect set to keep the kids busy on snowy or rainy days when they just can't go outside and play. Printable Flower Mazes Ready to find your way...

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Pot of Gold Syllable Sort Activity

Pot of Gold Syllable Sort Activity

Are you looking for a fun literacy center for St. Patrick's Day? This Pot of Gold Syllable Sort Activity is a great way for children to practice identifying the number of syllables in words. How To Play The Pot of Fold Syllable Sort Activity: Lee, Lenny, and Liam...

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St. Patrick’s Day Count and Clip Cards

St. Patrick’s Day Count and Clip Cards

I always find that teaching with themes makes my students so much more engaged in their learning. I try and incorporate themes into most of my literacy and math centers. This St. Patrick's Day Count and Clip Cards will be the perfect way to get your students...

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101st Day of School

101st Day of School

One of my favorite holidays to celebrate in Kindergarten is actually the 101st day of school! My students love it because it's very unexpected. To make things extra special, in my district, with how the calendar runs, our 100th day is normally on a Thursday. That...

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Simple St. Patricks Day Math Printables

Simple St. Patricks Day Math Printables

It is all about rainbows and shamrocks in this pack of Simple St. Patricks Day Math Printables. This is a perfect set for your kindergarteners to work on their addition and subtraction skills on St. Patrick's Day! Simple St. Patricks Day Math Printables Ready to start...

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St. Patrick’s Day Videos

St. Patrick’s Day Videos

Here are some "Simply Kinder approved" St. Patrick's Day Videos.  These videos will support a basic understanding of what St' Patrick's Day is as well as review some academic concepts.  Sometimes it's hard to find videos that are appropriate for kids... St....

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Oh The Places You’ll Go Flyer

Oh The Places You’ll Go Flyer

One of my favorite traditions I do with my OWN kids is the Oh The Places You'll Go! keepsake book.  Each year I give this same copy of the book to my childrens' teachers and they sign with a message.  It is creating a great little memory book for my kids (or me LOL)...

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Plant Activity

Plant Activity

Gettings students really engaged in your lessons can be tricky sometimes.  So here's a great lesson put in your file cabinet (or pin board) to get kids talking about the parts of a plant and to taste some yummy vegetables!   Monsters Don't Eat Broccoli is a...

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St. Patrick’s Day Free Activity

St. Patrick’s Day Free Activity

Our St. Patrick's Day Free Activity  has been lots of fun for the teachers in the Simply Kinder Facebook group!  It was part of a Pen Pal Project that teachers participated in all over the US!   Classes were partnered up, made a class leprechaun book, and then mailed...

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St. Patrick’s Day Class Pen Pal Project

St. Patrick’s Day Class Pen Pal Project

Our St. Patrick's Day Class Pen Pal Project is all planned out!!!  Are you going to going?   What's a Class Pen Pal Project you ask?  Your class does a project and mails it to another class in the US! So simple!  This particular Class Pen Pal Project is creating...

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Subtraction in Kindergarten

Subtraction in Kindergarten

Looking for some fun ways to teach subtraction for your little learners?  Well this is the post for you! Try jumping subtraction problems. So I taped down several "number lines" down to the carpet around the room.  Then we took turns jumping subtraction problems....

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The Giving Tree Project & A Sale!

Today we read the classic story The Giving Tree!   Such a great story that really gets the kids thinking about friendship and caring and using their imaginations in a different way!  So I wanted to share this fun little project with you we did! Our story was filled...

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