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  • Kindergarten Readiness

    Get Ready for Kindergarten: How to Help Your Child

      One of the questions I am asked most often is, “What can I do to help my child get ready for kindergarten?”  You may not realize it, but you have been preparing your child since he or she was a baby.  Reading and singing, playing games, and teaching your child to use words to […]

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  • teaching letters

    How to Teach the Alphabet: 6 Multisensory Ideas

    Learn more about tips for how to teach the alphabet using a multisensory approach for letter recognition… ~This post contains affiliate links. How to Teach the Alphabet Learning to recognize letters is one of the first steps to success on the path to reading.  Often, parents will ask me for tips on how to teach […]

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  • fine motor toys

    10 Best Fine Motor Toys

    The 10 Best Fine Motor Toys for Preschoolers & Kindergarten Students Learn more about the best fine motor toys for four to six year-olds…     In the past few years, I have noticed a serious decline in the area of fine motor development in my incoming kindergarten students.  In a world where our young […]

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  • Virtual Kindergarten Graduation Tips

    Edit:  This post was originally published during remote learning.  CLICK HERE to learn How to Plan a Kindergarten or PreK Graduation for in-person instruction.  If you are still teaching online, keep reading for virtual graduation tips… Creating A Virtual Kindergarten Graduation in 2021  When I created my Graduation Bundle, I envisioned performing the program in […]

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  • 7 May Resources for Kindergarten

    May Resources for Kindergarten The toughest year of teaching is winding down.  If the last thing you want to do is plan for the last full month, I’m here to help.  I have bundled some of my top-selling end of the year activities into my May Mega Bundle.  Scroll down to learn more about these […]

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  • My 2021 Classroom Theme: Black, White & Stylish Brights

    Black, White & Stylish Brights:  My 2021 Classroom Reveal Step into my kindergarten classroom!  Schoolgirl Style Classroom Décor from Carson Dellosa Education has helped me create the classroom of my dreams again and again.  Melanie @schoolgirlstyle truly outdoes herself with each collection, and this one is no exception.  Without further ado, I am excited to […]

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