Forky in Kindergarten

Forky in Kindergarten

When I saw Toy Story 4, I immediately thought to myself FORKY!!!  YES!  Kindergarten needs forky!  And I was not alone.  So many teachers in the Simply Kinder Teacher Facebook group shared their forky projects and so we HAD to share them with you here! (Photo credit...

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Tips For Teaching Handwriting

Tips For Teaching Handwriting

Handwriting has been a hot topic in our Simply Kinder Facebook group lately. So we gathered up everyone's fantastic tips for teaching handwriting so they are all in one place for you! Tips For Teaching Handwriting -I constantly repeat the correct way to form the...

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The Best Kindergarten Crafts To Make Through the Year

The Best Kindergarten Crafts To Make Through the Year

Looking for crafts that your Kindergarten students will enjoy? We've listed the best crafts for each month, from January to December. Click through to find a year's worth of crafts and make preparation a breeze. Do you enjoy doing arts and crafts with your class? I...

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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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Incubating Eggs On Your Chairs

Incubating Eggs On Your Chairs

Here's a fun idea for your students in the spring - ACTUALLY Incubating Eggs On Your Chairs!  (It's a great motivator to encourage students to sit in their chairs too!   Here's how: ~  Color and cut the eggs (CLICK HERE for the printable above) or use spring...

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Teacher Tips For Work-Life Balance

Teacher Tips For Work-Life Balance

Finding a teacher work-life balance can be a tricky thing to do. I know a lot of us struggle with it daily. It's been a hot topic in our Simply Kinder Facebook group with the beginning of school looming. We've gathered up some of fellow teacher tips for work-life...

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Student Drawn Dress

Student Drawn Dress

I am sure you have seen a student drawn dresses on social media and thought I can totally do that.  They are so adorable and such a great memory for you and your students.  But how do they create them and where do they get the perfect dress?  Well, we started to see...

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Class Door Decorations

Class Door Decorations

In our Simply Kinder Facebook Group, we are always coming across some fantastic class door decorations! We've gathered a bunch of them all together in one place so you can easily get new ideas. Sarah Holly shared a bunch of her fun doors that she's created this year....

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Incentive Ideas Students Can’t Eat

Incentive Ideas Students Can’t Eat

The other day in the Simply Kinder Facebook group, we were talking about incentive ideas students can’t eat, to give your students that are making good choices. We've gathered everyone's ideas all in one place so it's easy to come back and get the ideas when you need...

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Halloween Costumes for Teachers

Halloween Costumes for Teachers

The Simply Kinder Facebook Teacher Group is truly the best and Halloween time is no exceptions. Each year teachers out above and beyond and so here is our gathering of Halloween Costumes for Teachers we know you will love!   We hope you will be inspired to try...

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Student Drawn Necklaces

Student Drawn Necklaces

One of our teacher friends, Elizabeth, in the Simply Kinder Facebook group, shared this adorable student drawn necklace. We loved the idea, so we wanted to share how she made them in case you want to make one of your own.  It's a great keepsake for a special year or a...

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Crazy Sock Day Flyer

Crazy Sock Day Flyer

One of our favorite days during spirit week is Crazy Sock Day and we wanted to make it easier with this free Crazy Sock Day Flyer!  It's such a fun and easy way to show your school spirit and a little bit of your personality too. Why we love Crazy Sock Day?  Well, it...

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Dress Up for the 100th Day

Dress Up for the 100th Day

This is one of those articles that is inspired by the Simply Kinder Teacher Facebook Group.  There are a few days a year that TONS of teachers in the group share their photos and the 100th Day of School is definitely a fun one.  Especially when you dress up for the...

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Free Love Card

Free Love Card

We have so many great teachers in the Simply Kinder Teacher Facebook Group who have such great ideas.  And sometimes ideas come along that we want to document because we know we are going to want to use them year after year. This Free Love Card is one of those ideas...

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The Best Facebook Groups for Teachers

The Best Facebook Groups for Teachers

  Facebook Groups have become a great place to collaborate and share ideas and so I thought it would be fun to make a list of The Best Facebook Groups for Teachers. Number one,  of course, the Simply Kinder Teacher Group.  This group is AMAZING and if you are a...

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Get Your Principal To Send You To A Conference

Get Your Principal To Send You To A Conference

With the summer just around the corner, it is time for teachers to start thinking about some of those big summer conferences!  But let's be honest, many schools have cut down our funding for professional development. How To Get Your Principal To Send You To A...

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LeapTV in the Classroom

LeapTV in the Classroom

If you are looking to add a little more technology to your classroom or looking for a fun new center for your students LeapTV is for you!  LeapTV in the Classroom will be loved by all! LeapTV is a kid friendly and educational video gaming system that is great for your...

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Kindergarten Christmas Gift Ideas

Kindergarten Christmas Gift Ideas

So many great holiday projects and gifts were shared in the Simply Kinder Teacher Facebook Group that I wanted to do a roundup of all of the great ideas!  So here is our list of Kindergarten Christmas Gift Ideas that are approved by real kindergarten teachers and I am...

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Kindergarten Activities for December

Kindergarten Activities for December

December is always a a fun time to teach kindergarten!  So here are some Kindergarten Activities for December the teachers in the Simply Kinder Teacher Facebook Group shared this month! Ms. Metz-Clark from Phoenix, Arizona shared this fun bulletin board.  Students cut...

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Classroom Elf Pros & Cons

Classroom Elf Pros & Cons

Seems like having an elf on the shelf is the latest craze these days and it has become very common to use the elf in the classroom too.  But if you have never done a classroom elf with your class you might have some questions and really need to see the pros and cons...

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Simply Kinder Collaborative Teacher Boards

Simply Kinder Collaborative Teacher Boards

I am very excited to announce a BIG addition to the Simply Kinder community!  Yes, Simply Kinder teachers will now have access to a set of Pinterest boards to pin AMAZING early childhood content! So why is this happening?  Well for a few reasons.  First, it has been...

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