This post is designed to assist new Grade Prep teachers during the first few weeks of school. It is aimed at assisting you with what to do PRIOR to the year commencing. I hope you find this post useful. YAY! You are SOOOO lucky to be teaching Grade Prep! (Also known as Kindergarten or Foundation in some states.) Grade Prep is one of my favourite
2J!! It has a nice ring to it doesn’t it? 😉 hehe Rules Rules Rules! This was our first full week of Grade 2 and we spent some time going through our school’s ‘Start Up’ program which is pretty much a series of Getting to Know You activities and discussing classroom rules and school values etc. As some of you may know…. I LOVE David!
Hi guys! I am about to head off to a Food Festival today (Yep….. FOOD!!! – I can’t wait) but before I head off I wanted to share with you 2 resources I have recently created and uploaded onto TPT. Maths Equipment Labels As you may know, I am heading back to school soon (on Wednesday in fact) so this week I have spent some
If you are a teacher in Australia, this is usually about the time you are getting back into school mode and begin to think about your new class! It’s such as exciting time of year! A fresh set of new students to teach and little minds to shape 🙂 However, it takes time to get these children into routine and to adjust to your personal
Here we are again! It’s the end of Week 1, Term 4 and what a busy week it’s been! I have teamed up with Doodle Bugs Teaching and many other wonderful teachers all around the globe to talk about 5 different highlights from the week. 1. Chicks! Our unit this term in Prep is all about the farm and in a few weeks we will
Are you looking for some Literacy Center inspiration for your Kindergarten students?? At the beginning of the school year, it is important to reinforce alphabet and letter/sound knowledge. Here are some activities we like to use in my classroom. Ice Cream Cone Alphabet Match. Students practise matching the lower case and upper case letters. CupCake Letter Match This pack has two options. 1. Match the
SCROLL DOWN FOR GIVEAWAY DETAILS!!! Wow! I can’t believe how fast Term 3 went and that teachers in Victoria are already nearly half way through the holidays! I have teamed up with Doodle Bugs Teaching some other fabulous educators to share with you 5 random things from this week (I have been a bit slack so it will be a summary of the last few
I have been busy giving a fresh look to some of my original popular items this weekend! These were some of the first products I created when I first started on TPT and updating them has been on my do-to list for quite some time now. So, in celebration of finally finding the motivation and time to get it done, I have decided to offer