We wanted to do something special for our kiddos' daddies (or special person) for Father's Day. We have done a couple of different things in the past, but none of them were as engaging as our "It Only Takes a Minute to Make a Memory" Father's Day celebration. Just look at those faces! We set up different "Minute It to Win It" games we found on Pinterest. We have said this before, but ... Read More about Father’s Day- It Only Takes a Minute to Make a Memory!
The entrance to our classroom! ***Please disregard our submarine door and pier piling posts. We were in the middle of studying the ocean, and we turned our room into a "submarine!" Last year, we decided that we wanted to do something a little bit different for Mother's Day. We have always made sweet presents to send home, but we wanted to make the moms feel extra special. SO... we ... Read More about My Mom is a STAR!
Attention Superhero Trainees!!! We wanted an engaging way to kick off our school year as we focused on learning classroom procedures and routines. We also wanted a fun way to tie in content such as learning letter names and sounds. What better way than to kick off our year with a Superhero Training School! At our Meet the Teacher Day which happens before school starts, parents were given a ... Read More about Superhero Training School
Do you meet with your kiddos before the first day of school? We've always done a Meet the Teacher Day a couple of days before school begins. It's a chance for our new students to meet us, take a tour of the classroom, find their cubbies, explore manipulatives they will be using throughout the year, and meet new friends. We also hold our back to school parent meeting ... Read More about Meet the Teacher Day – Pirate Style! Ahoy Matey!
One of our secret agents at a photo booth area we set up outside As we were planning for our 100th day of kindergarten, we knew we wanted to do something different. After a lot of brainstorming, it came to us... Mission 100---Save Zero the Hero! We also have a Mission 120 with the same activities only working with numbers to 120. Click HERE to check it out. We saw Hope ... Read More about 100’s Day – Secret Agent Style!
Welcome to our first blog post! We are so excited to embark on this new adventure! We are kindergarten and transitional kindergarten teachers from Northern California. We share a classroom, a love of teaching, and most of the time even the same brain! We are wives, moms, Sunday school teachers, and one of us is even a grandma. We love to ... Read More about Making Learning a Celebration in Kinder and TK!