Five Senses Nature Walk

Five Senses Nature Walk

Fall is the perfect season to go on a Five Senses Nature Walk.  The air is crisp, the trees are changing, the animals are active, and it is the perfect temperature to be outside.  I love finding opportunities where I can take our learning outside. Our Five Senses...

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Free November Printable

Free November 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 November printable to...

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Ten Turkeys Counting Activity

Ten Turkeys Counting Activity

10 Fat Turkeys is always such a fun and silly book to read with the kids this time of year. With this ten turkeys counting activity, we’re incorporating a hands-on activity and math to retell the story with these free printable turkeys. If you haven't read the book...

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Pumpkin Seed Addition

Pumpkin Seed Addition

Practicing addition number sentences becomes a fun, fall, hands-on activity with pumpkin seeds and a free printable. This is a simple activity that can be easily added to any pumpkin or fall project the class is working on. With a small cup of pumpkin seeds per...

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Pumpkin Seed Sight Words

Pumpkin Seed Sight Words

Pumpkin seed sight words is a great activity to add to any pumpkin project. It will easily tie in sight word practice. With the free printable and a few pumpkin seeds, your kiddos will be happily working on sight words this fall. Pumpkin projects are some of our...

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Teacher Cyber Monday Amazon Deals

Teacher Cyber Monday Amazon Deals

Cyber Monday is upon us and that means some great deals on Amazon!   We spent some time hunting and searching for the best bargains on Amazon right now so you can stock your classroom with all the coolest things! Here is your 2019 list of Teacher Cyber Monday Amazon...

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Fine Motor Skills Snowflake Craft

Fine Motor Skills Snowflake Craft

Strengthen fine motor muscles with snowflakes crafts. This easy winter craft for kids involves cutting, gluing, using a paintbrush, and art! My family loves the snow but every winter we have to travel to find colder temperatures and winter play. We made Itsy Bitsy...

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Acorn Addition

Acorn Addition

Acorn Addition Fall provides so many hands on activities! This fall we used acorns to practice addition and learn about sharing and teamwork (a perfect segue into the Thanksgiving story!). First we collected acorns along with the many squirrels at our local park. We...

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Pumpkin Pie Counting Cards

Pumpkin Pie Counting Cards

I love to use holiday themed activities throughout the year. It’s a fun way to celebrate the holiday and my students always love the new, themed activities. These Pumpkin Pie Counting Clip Cards are not only an easy and interactive way for children to practice...

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Second Quarter Kindergarten Homework

Second Quarter Kindergarten Homework

Are you looking for some amazing homework to send home for your kindergarten students?  Simply Kinder has you covered with our homework with weekly family games!  Keep reading and learn how to get the first week free. Here is information all about our Second Quarter...

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Thanksgiving Reflection Activity

Thanksgiving Reflection Activity

Students always come back with lots of stories to share and so why not turn it into a writing lesson.  And so here is a free Thanksgiving Reflection Activity that is perfect for the first day back after Thanksgiving break. This activity is free in our Teachers Pay...

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Turkey Leg Popcorn Snack

Turkey Leg Popcorn Snack

I am OBSESSED with the paper bag turkeys filled with popcorn and so I had to make a Turkey Leg Popcorn Snack for our students.  Here are the directions AND a free printable for the bone. Gather your supplies. Popcorn (one bag of pre-popped popcorn made about 4 turkey...

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Free Turkey Handprint Poem

Free Turkey Handprint Poem

It is not Thanksgiving in kindergarten without a cute little handprint turkey poem.   And so here is a Free Turkey Handprint Poem Printable and some tips and tricks from someone how has done it for many years in kindergarten. Print on card stock. Have your students...

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Thankful for my Students

Thankful for my Students

If there is one thing I am thankful for as a teacher, I am thankful for my students. Each year as a teacher I am blessed with 20 or so little humans to teach to read, to count, and write. Each year as a teacher I am blessed with 20 or so little humans to teach to...

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Teacher Approved Thanksgiving Videos

Teacher Approved Thanksgiving Videos

Here is your teacher approved Thanksgiving video list for   There are a few factual videos, so of course, use those at your discretion, but most of them are educational and fun!...two of my favorite things! Gobble Gobble Turkey Wobble by Koo Koo Kangaroo (3:13) This...

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Veterans Day in Kindergarten

Veterans Day in Kindergarten

It's Veterans Day in Kindergarten. It is so important to honor our veterans and teach kids about them.  And so here are some ideas to use with your little learners to help them understand Veterans Day. We always start with some good books and this topic is a little...

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Thankful Tree Free Printable

Thankful Tree Free Printable

Children having gratitude ranks high up on my list.  And so this Thankful Tree is a great activity to do with your students during your Thanksgiving lessons. We start off by reading two of my most favorite books about being...

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Election Books for Kindergarten

Election Books for Kindergarten

It's election time and that means teachers are in need of some good Election Books.  These books are appropriate for preschol, kindergarten, and first grades and include everything from campaigning, to voting, to becoming the president. Snoopy for President by Charles...

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Election Videos

Election Videos

  Here are a teacher approved lists of videos for you to help with your lessons about the elections and being the president.  These videos are all factual and do not display an opinion of either political parties, they just talk about the processes and people....

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Election Day Activities for Kindergarten

Election Day Activities for Kindergarten

Kindergarten students are usually very aware of what is going on in the world and Presidential election time is no exception.  But how you talk about election day in kindergarten without getting all political and opening up the door to hearing what five-year-olds have...

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Thankful Turkey Color Matching Activity

Thankful Turkey Color Matching Activity

    Thankful Turkey Color Matching Activity Today we are doing this Color Matching Turkey Activity to teach gratitude and simple color matching. My kindergartener knows what it means to be thankful, but expressing gratitude about everyday things is new to...

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Turkey Counting Printables

Turkey Counting Printables

Whether you are planning a Thanksgiving learning unit or just have students that are crazy about turkeys (who could blame them, turkeys are awesome) these turkey counting printables are perfect for this time of the year. These simple counting printables are fun for...

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Colorful Turkey Graph

Colorful Turkey Graph

Thanksgiving is just a couple of weeks away so we are learning all about turkeys.  We love to incorporate seasonal things into our learning activities, so we are graphing different colored turkeys in our math lesson today.  The Colorful Turkey Graph is a fun way for...

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November Kindergarten Projects

November Kindergarten Projects

So many fun and exciting lessons, projects, and activities happen in the month of November in kindergarten, preschool, and first grades.  And the  Simply Kinder Teacher Facebook Group has over 7000 dedicated early childhood teachers (representing preschool,...

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