The Ultimate List of Alphabet Activities For Kindergarten

The Ultimate List of Alphabet Activities For Kindergarten

Do you need some easy alphabet activities for kindergarten? We’ve got a great list of fun activities for your classroom! You’ll find games, printables, videos, and a whole list of ideas for to help your Kinders learn their letters. Lots of ideas for independent or...

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Kindergarten Homework – First Quarter

Kindergarten Homework – First Quarter

Are you ready to start your year with organized and efficient homework for your kindergarten students?  We have you covered with a free kindergarten homework week!  Tired of pulling things together at the last minute and feel like it's boring and not meaningful?...

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Kindergarten Homework – Fourth Quarter

Kindergarten Homework – Fourth Quarter

Homework driving you crazy?  Tired of pulling things together at the last minute and feel like it's boring and not meaningful?  Simply Kinder has you covered with our Kindergarten Homework with Weekly Family Games!  Keep reading and learn how to get your first week...

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Favorite Book Free Printable

Favorite Book Free Printable

It's no secret that reading books is a staple activity in every classroom!  And today we have a free printabe for your students to reflect on their favorite book. (Keep reading for information on how to download). This activity would be great to do during Reading...

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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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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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Mini Eraser Storage & Activities

Mini Eraser Storage & Activities

I don't know about you, but I am always super excited about the mini erasers I find.  Behold - an amazing Mini Eraser Storage Solution and some great activities to use with those fun little math manipulatives.  (This articles contain affiliate links). I found this...

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Free Kindergarten Homework

Free Kindergarten Homework

As teachers we want homework to be meaningful.  We want homework to enrich what you do in the classroom.  And let's be truthful, we want homework to not be a burden to the teacher.  And so here is two weeks of Free Kindergarten Homework that I am sure will take all...

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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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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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Halloween Costume Story

Halloween Costume Story

Here is a free Halloween Costume Story page the kids can write about what they will be for Halloween.  You can easily use cutouts from magazines or have your students draw what they will be before they write about it. If you plan on having your students just draw for...

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Free Kindergarten Activities and Worksheets

Free Kindergarten Activities and Worksheets

If there is one thing that every kindergarten teacher understands, it is that teaching kindergarten takes a lot of stuff.  And that stuff changes throughout the year, what you use at the beginning of the year is very different than what you use at the end of the year....

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Halloween Counting Activity

Halloween Counting Activity

Every year I see these fun little containers around Halloween and think... those would make a great Halloween Counting Activity for centers.  But I have never really known how to pull it together - how do I assign a number value to each bucket ruining the cute little...

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Apple Science and Stem Activities

Apple Science and Stem Activities

Apple week is really one of the first times you get really do a good thematic unit for the new school year and so it is a favorite amongst teachers everywhere.   And Apple Science is one of my favorite parts to Apple Week and so I wanted to share with you some of the...

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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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Alphabet Crafts & Printables Notebooks

Alphabet Crafts & Printables Notebooks

I am SO excited about this new unit that I wanted to share it all with you on Simply Kinder. This Alphabet Crafts & Printables Notebooks came about because one of my favorite units to make are my research close read units. These are close reads, graphic...

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ABC’s of Your Class Freebie

ABC’s of Your Class Freebie

Are you already planning an preparing for the back to school season?  If so, then you will definitely want this ABC's Of Your Class free download.  I have used this letter for years to give my families the must know information about my class - and being a...

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Washer Frame for Father’s Day

Washer Frame for Father’s Day

The project is courtesy of the amazing preschool teachers Ms. Stacy, Ms. Katie, and Ms. Anne Marie who have spent the last year with my son.  But this Washer Frame for Father's Day that they made for my husband was just too cute not to share! This project was so...

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The Best Teacher Printer

The Best Teacher Printer

What is the best teacher printer you ask?  Printers are great but what's even better is a printing service! This and many articles on Simply Kinder contain Amazon affiliate links.  These links make shopping easier for you, don’t cost you to use them, and help us to...

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Ornament Sight Word Center

Ornament Sight Word Center

As a teacher it is so important to find exciting ways to have your students practice the same old skills and the holiday season has some many fun opportunities to do this! So here's center your students are sure to love - decorating a tree with sight word ornaments...

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12 and 20 Confusion

12 and 20 Confusion

It's common for kindergarteners to confuse the numbers 12 and 20.  They sound so much alike and both have 2's in them so it's completely understandable!  But getting them over this can be tricky and so I made this resource to help you!  Check out these activities to...

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5 Things Teachers Can Do Over the Summer

5 Things Teachers Can Do Over the Summer

Summer is the time of year when teachers get to control their schedules.  We can wake up when we want, go where we want, and do what we want.  But all this free time gives us plenty of time to rest and to get ahead of the upcoming school year!  So here are 5 things...

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Why I Took My Behavior Chart Off My Wall!

Why I Took My Behavior Chart Off My Wall!

I shared with everyone the other day about the struggles I had with my own son and his ability to learn.  As you can imagine, this really began to shape the way I approach teaching and learning for all students in my class.  With this came some pretty big changed in...

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Sight Words in 3 Steps!

Sight Words in 3 Steps!

Here is my 3 step approach to teaching sight words!   Practice sight words EVERY DAY! That's right, practice sight words every, single day.  Repetition is one of the keys when tackling all of the words children are expected to know everyday.  Practicing words they are...

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