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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Sight Word Snowball Fight

Sight Word Snowball Fight

  Winter is a time a time when we think about snow – sledding, snow angels, snowball fights!  Unfortunately, (or fortunately!), not all of us live in a place that gets snow in the winter.  Here is a way to bring a sight word snowball fight into your classroom...

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9 Awesome Books About Color Your Class Will Love

9 Awesome Books About Color Your Class Will Love

These fun books about color are PERFECT for preschool and Kindergarten Students learning color words. Continue the fun with ideas for color activities, games and lively songs (includes free printables). Color has always been one of my favorite things to teach.  I...

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Free Book Club Letter

Free Book Club Letter

I LOVE sending home Scholastic Book Club flyers.  Such a great program to get free books for your class. I always like to accompany it with a letter and so here is a free Book Club letter so you can too! Be sure to download all the way and open in Adobe to edit....

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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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Early Screening For Reading Success

Early Screening For Reading Success

If you have a child who is not grasping letters sounds, has no phonemic awareness, and is just not getting it in reading - this article is for you.  The importance of early screening for children who may be at risk for dyslexia or other reading disabilities in your...

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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 Rocks

Name Rocks

Name Rocks!  How much fun are these?  Rocks are the latest crazy it seems like and so it only seemed like a fun activity to help students learn their own name and the names of their peers! We wanted our rocks to have a clear name put on them, so we added some lines so...

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Paint Stick Names

Paint Stick Names

Practicing names seems to be a great way to begin to learn letter names and sounds.  Here is a fun DIY Paint Stick Names activity to help your students become proficient with their name! What you need, with Amazon affiliate links so you can easily prepare to make...

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Rhyming Puzzles

Rhyming Puzzles

I always love it when I find centers that can easily be used throughout the entire school year. Students need to consistently review topics in order to properly retain the information. These rhyming puzzles will do just that. This free printable will be the perfect...

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Dear Parents…How to Get Your Kindergartener Ready

Dear Parents…How to Get Your Kindergartener Ready

  Dear Parents, Summer vacation is drawing to a close. Some of you may be thinking 'No!!' while others are thinking "Yay!!". That's okay either way! But, I was thinking as I went out shopping for school supplies today that you might be a little bit nervous about...

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Fidget Spinner Activities for Kindergarten

Fidget Spinner Activities for Kindergarten

I don't know about you, but I am SO excited about our new Fidget Spinner Activities for Kindergarten.  Kids everywhere are obsessed with them but I have to admit they drive me CRAZY!  CRAZY!  So after some consideration, we decided to put a fun twist on them and make...

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Fall Sensory Play Sight Words

Fall Sensory Play Sight Words

Fall Sensory Play Sight Words I love using colored rice with my kinders and you will often find it as part of my centers. This fall sensory play sight words center is one that I like to have ready for back to school.  The rice will last for a really long time if you...

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Videos About Decoding

Videos About Decoding

Are you looking for Videos About Decoding CVC words?  Here is your teacher-approved list of YouTube videos from Simply Kinder. These videos would be perfect to start a lesson, to model reading, or even at the end a lesson to bring it all together. Almost all of the...

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Sight Word Name Cards

Sight Word Name Cards

Have you run out of ways to practice sight words? We have a fun activity with these Sight Word Name Cards that is here to help!  At this point in the year, all of my lessons and activities seem to revolve around worksheets or repetition that bore the kids. So I tried...

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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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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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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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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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Inauguration Activity

Inauguration Activity

Do y ou want to do an Inauguration Activity but are not sure what to do?  Do you want to acknowledge the day but not open up a can of worms with your students about politics?  Simply Kinder has you covered with this free Inauguration Day book. It is an easy to...

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Sight Word Hearts Sensory Bin

Sight Word Hearts Sensory Bin

I love to use sensory bins in my classroom especially during our literacy centers.  They are an easy and fun way for children to explore and learn.  My students really enjoy our themed sensory activities.  Since Valentine's Day is the next...

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