Videos About America for Kids

Videos About America for Kids

  Whether you are learning about America for your social studies content or if you are working on a specific holiday, learning about our country is loads of fun!  Here is your list of America videos for kids (teacher-approved, of course! America to Me by Jack...

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Free President Report

Free President Report

Here is a quick and easy way for your students to write about the president.  Use this free President Report to either reflect on what your students would do if they were president OR to record facts about a certain president.  You can download this page free below....

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New Years Videos for Kids

New Years Videos for Kids

A new year is upon us and so we gathered a list of Teacher Approved New Years Videos for Kids.  Whether you are celebrating at home with your own family, or a Noon Year celebration at school when it is in session, these videos will help you set the tone! (They were...

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Free Toothbrushes for Kindergarten

Free Toothbrushes for Kindergarten

Did you know that Colgate has a great program that includes free toothbrushed for kindergarten teachers to give their students?  That's right, you can sign up for a Colgate Bright Smiles, Bright Future Kindergarten Classroom Set and get all sorts of materials and free...

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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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Penguin Activities

Penguin Activities

Are you teaching about penguins?  Simply Kinder has some great penguin activities that are great for your preschool, kindergarten, and first-grade students. Penguins Interactive Book This is a simple story where each page has some sort of interactive activity.  Add...

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Martin Luther King Videos

Martin Luther King Videos

Some topics are difficult to talk about in kindergarten and first grade.  We want to teach kids about history, but we don't want to share some of the horrific details because it is just not developmentally appropriate.  And so here is a teacher approved list of Martin...

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Martin Luther King Kindergarten Printables

Martin Luther King Kindergarten Printables

It's not each to talk about certain topics in kindergarten and first grade.  We want to teach history, ideas, and definitely teach the truth BUT we also want to guard our little ones.  And so here are some Martin Luther King Kindergarten Printables that will work...

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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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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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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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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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Labor Day for Kindergarten (Preschool and First too!)

Labor Day for Kindergarten (Preschool and First too!)

I don't know about you, but I feel like if the students are given a day off for a holiday that I am obligated to do a little mini lesson on.  But Labor Day, what do you say without getting into a big old Community helpers unit?  And so here are some ideas for Labor...

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Cinco de Mayo Videos for Kids

Cinco de Mayo Videos for Kids

I love incorporating short videos into our lessons and so here is your Cinco De Mayo Videos for Kids.  All of these videos are content appropriate for little learners and will provide some educational value to your day! Cinco de Mayo Videos for Kids Cinco de Mayo Song...

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Presidents’ Day Videos

Presidents’ Day Videos

Presidents' Day Videos for Kids It's hard to find good Presidents' Day Videos for kids!  As a teacher, I don't really think it's appropriate to talk to my kids about Abraham Lincoln being assassinated or about the battles George Washington had and so many videos I...

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Fun with Peeps!

Fun with Peeps!

Fun with Peeps!!!  Here are 10 activities to do with your students and those tasty treats Peeps! 1.  Eat them and describe how they taste!  Use your senses! {The above Senses Activity can be downloaded for FREE from the preview from our Peeps Science Journals!) 2....

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Gingerbread Exchange

Gingerbread Exchange

 Every year the  Simply Kinder Facebook Group For Teachers hosts a big Gingerbread Exchange.  It's super fun and we always have really great participation from all over the country.  It's easy, you sign up, make gingerbreads with your class, and mail them to a...

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Thanksgiving Snap Cube Math Center Freebie

Thanksgiving Snap Cube Math Center Freebie

Snap cube activities are always a favorite of my students!  Students will work on counting and logic skills to create an various objects!  It's endless fun and our Thanksgiving set is free! So basically what the students do is see the image and then try to copy it...

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Gingerbread Exchange Sign Ups

Gingerbread Exchange Sign Ups

It's  Gingerbread Exchange time again! GINGERBREAD EXCHANGE SIGNUPS ARE NOW OPEN. It's that time of year, the Simply Kinder Gingerbread Exchange.  In a nutshell, your class will make gingerbread people and write letters or stories about them.  You will package them up...

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Yuck Soup – A Snack Activity Freebie

Yuck Soup – A Snack Activity Freebie

Have you ever read Yuck Soup by Joy Cowley? It's a great little book about some monster looking characters who make Yuck Soup!  They eat tires and all sorts of disgusting things!  The kids get a kick out of it this time of year. I love tying activities to book and so...

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Planting Pumpkins in Kindergarten

Planting Pumpkins in Kindergarten

It's that time of year... time to plant pumpkins in kindergarten!  Here are some tips, tricks, and lessons I have learned over the years to make this as easy as possible for all! Let's start with what you need: You will need: - a medium size bag of potting soil  (one...

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Calendar Movements

Calendar Movements

Movement makes everything more meaningful for kids so I am constantly looking for places to add movement!  One way I have adapted my calendar is by adding movements to the days of the week. I used the left over blank calendar pieces from the MANY calendar sets I have...

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