Number Identification and Counting Packet {Zoo Animals Theme}

This number identification and counting packet has a zoo animals theme and is aligned with several Kindergarten Common Core Math Standards. Contents: This packet includes flashcards for numerals 0-20 and flashcards with the corresponding number of animals on each. You can use these cards for memory and matching games, practice and review, assessment, etc. There…

The Top 10 Reasons I Will Miss My Teacher-Friend

This post is dedicated to my friend, Mrs. Meinberg. We have taught together for the past 5 years and she took a position at another district this year. During the time we have worked together, she has gotten married and changed her name, and has been one of the first people I’ve told both times…

Teacher Gifts

It made my day when I received a end of the year gift from one of my students.  He is in preschool and left me this on my desk. His classroom teacher scribed for him.  This is what it said: “Thank you playing with me.  Her play outside sometimes with me.  Her plays crayons and…

Student Gift Idea: *Hightlight* of My Year!

I wanted to give my students a little end of the school year gift and didn’t really want it to be candy.  I love candy, and give out candy, but wanted to go another route this time.  So I decided to give out highlighters!  Hopefully, students will use it this summer to highlight something!  Here…

More End of the School Year Ideas and Freebies!

I am still working on end of the year award for students.  I made them using materials all from Crayons to Computers.  My idea this year was to include the students in process.  I asked them if they were given an award from me, what would it be?  There answers were pretty aligned with what…