I have been a little busy this week. And sorta lazy. In a busy-I-will-stay-in-my-PJs-to-midday kinda way.
To tell the complete truth, I am being productive while I wait for my files to back up.
I have a few files.
And when I say 'a few' I mean half a million.
It is taking some time.
And then some.
So, if I MUST have the computer switched on, I might as well be productive.
I have made additions to some growing bundles I am building. Today I added a zoo themed reader and write the room.
I also made a zoo themed 'Let's Write' writing prompt. These are all available individually, however if you have the bundles - you can access them in your existing download link!
I am thrilled to finally scratch 'update plant log' from my to-do list. I have been wanting to do this for about a year and am so pleased with how the freshen-up panned out.
Your students can participate in an in-class science experiment to watch their own seed grow. I suggest planting them on cotton in a clear plastic cup so they can observe and record the development of the plant.
Their observational recording book is shaped like a cup - they will draw in exactly what they see each day!
And speaking of plants growing - let's talk ice-cream building.
Because they're related.
I finished a fun new resource this week that has been brewing for a little while. My first graders LOVE changing one letter in a word to make a new one. We start off with one word and write a big long chain of words on the board as they all suggest ideas. It tends to keep going. And going. And going. Even hours later, they are still suggesting a word that will go next.
It's the small things.
'Build It Up: cvc Ice Creams' will help your students record such learning. This packet covers cvc words, and I have started another for more challenging words.
Students trace each word, snip the scoops and then glue them in place. Too easy. And kinda cute.
Speaking of glue. I know - too true......
It's 'Cut and Glue Hullabaloo'! This new packet has been in the works for a few months. I have added a page or two each day. It is a nice simple resource full of practical cut-and-paste reversion worksheets. I like activities like these for fast finishers and table work. The procedure for completing them is very straight-forward and students will not get into a pickle working on them independently.
This first edition covers a range of basic kindergarten skills in a 'matching' format.
You can try one for free today!
Grab it HERE at Google Drive
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