Reviewing Kindergarten Skills with >> Candy Shop Challenges!

Lollipop, lollipop, ohhh lolli, lollipop! A couple years ago (at the beginning of the Escape Room craze), I created these printable Candy Shop challenges to wrap up the skills I taught in Kindergarten Summer School. Students complete each station to “save the Candy Shop”! Skills included:Candy Jar Teen NumbersPeppermint Sight WordsJelly Bean Addition / NumberContinue reading “Reviewing Kindergarten Skills with >> Candy Shop Challenges!”

Hands – On Money!

Teaching kiddos to master identifying and counting money requires 1) ultimate patience 2) manipulatives 3) games and repetition 4) catchy songs and poems! If you’re looking for the DIGITAL resources for distance learning, click here for this blog post! In a regular classroom setting, we spend a week on identifying coins/values.Examples of activities to introduceContinue reading “Hands – On Money!”

Workin’ on Number Words!

One challenge I’ve consistently seen with entering 1st graders is reading number words! The first few weeks of school is the perfect time to give ample opportunities to recognize, read, and spell those tricky number words. This skill goes hand-in-hand with the critical subitizing practice (recognizing a given number without counting) and number sense neededContinue reading “Workin’ on Number Words!”