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Colors: Red

Share/Bookmark Literature relating to the color “red”: Big Red Apple Big Red Barn ~ Margaret Wise Brown Big Bird’s Red Book Clifford, the Big Red Dog ~ Norman Bridwell Hello, Red Fox ~ Eric Carle Is It Red? Is It Yellow? Is It Blue? ~Tana Hoban The Little Mouse, the Red Ripe Strawberry and the […]

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Colors

Colors

Share/BookmarkIdeas for Specific Colors:  (currently at old page) Red Orange Yellow Green Blue Purple Pink Brown Black Gray White Here are some general ideas for color recognition, color-related literature, songs and poems. Literature: Brown Cow, Green Grass, Yellow Mellow Sun by Victoria Raymond Cat’s Colors by Jane Cabrera Color Dance by Ann Jonas A Color […]

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Open House

Open House

Share/BookmarkOur Open House is prior to the opening of school. I made up a scavenger hunt to familiarize the child and their parents with our classroom and the building. This helps take away some of those first day fears. Following the picture of the scavenger hunt paper is the parent instruction note. Parents, Please help […]

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Chicka Chicka Boom Boom Activities

Chicka Chicka Boom Boom Activities

Share/Bookmark Make a Chicka Chicka Boom Boom bottle.Put letter glitter and other confetti inside the bottle and fill with water. Put letter stickers on the outside of the bottle. Students get to pound the bottle during the Chicka, Chicka, Boom, Boom refrain while reading the story. This is an alternative bottle. This one has a […]

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The Kissing Hand Activities

The Kissing Hand Activities

Share/Bookmark  The Kissing Hand Puzzle On the first day, read the book “The Kissing Hand” and stamp a handprint on a puzzle (purchased from a craft store or from http://www.compozapuzzle.com). Put a heart sticker in the center. Send home in a ziplock bag with the note shown below the puzzle. This makes a great first […]

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Name Recognition Activities

Name Recognition Activities

Share/BookmarkWho Took the Cookie? Name Recognition Balanced Literacy Unit By KindergartenWorks Start your year off right by beginning with solving a mystery! Your students will be taken on a reading and writing adventure that will have them learning, problem solving and connecting to the well-loved classic story. Instant download from our downloads store This poem was […]

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First Week of School

Share/Bookmark  Literature for the First Week (or Two!) Chicka Chicka Boom Boom by Bill Martin, Jr. and John Archambault The Kissing Hand by Audrey Penn Miss Bindergarten Gets Ready For Kindergarten by Joseph Slate The Kissing Hand by Audrey Penn Will I Have A Friend? by Miriam Cohen Look Out Kindergarten, Here I Come by […]

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