Sunday, September 4, 2011

Freebies!

Three weeks into school and I'm loving my class! We're down to 36 kids and they're amazing! They all have such personality, they all make me laugh! I can already tell we're in for an awesome year! Here are some things that we have been using in class. :)

Uppercase and lowercase letter recognition activity-
Kids pick an apple card and color the letter on their sheet. I start out doing this with small groups and then eventually make it a center.

Learning Letter Sounds little book
- The kids loved coloring and reading their Sounds Like Fun Book so much that we're going to make a new one this week. This song is by Jack Hartmann. I'm also going to use the school poster maker to make a Learning Letter Sounds ABC Chart so the child of the day can point to the letters as we listen to the song.
Counting Jar book- this book is a place for students to record how many items they see in the counting jar. Click here to download the Counting Jar Book

Color Monster book- every year the kids LOVE this color monster book. It's really old-school in a wonderful, classic way! I've been looking for an updated version and I can't find one. A co-worker copied these pictures back when you had to turn a crank to make copies on a copy machine! This year I re-created the book by scanning her drawings and typing the poems.Click Here to download Color Monster

7 comments:

  1. Thanks for these freebies. I love them!!! I also use Jack Hartmann (he comes to our school every year). I'm in the process of writing a post on my blog of some great videos of Jack Hartmann songs for use in your classroom.

    hmconyers.blogspot.com (kindergarten days)

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  2. Just wanted to let you know... I received a Versitile Blogger Award and wanted to pass it on to you. Thanks for being an inspiration. Head over to my blog!
    Hugs,
    Debi
    Just 4 Teachers: Sharing Across Borders

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  3. Thank you for your freebies! I had my kids do your apple uppercase/lowercase matching paper today. They loved it!

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  4. Thank you for sharing!!

    http://read-write-sing.blogspot.com/

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  5. I just passed the Versatile Blog Award to you. Come on over and see: http://kinderglynn.blogspot.com/2011/09/versatile-blogger-award.html
    Donna

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  6. Thank you for your sharing spirit! ;)

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  7. Love love love the color monsters! We color one a day for our color week, but they will LOVE this as another way to see/read the cool monsters! Thanks so much...by the way, my monsters say 1982, I think!

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