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HUNDREDS DAY THEME! Distance Learning Packets for TK or Kinder - Winter WEEK 10! (NO PREP PRINTABLES)

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Ready for some HUNDREDS DAY activities??? This is my  Winter Week 10 Distance Learning packet for TK or Kindergarten ! This is a great packet to use for the 100th Day of School week! In this file, you will find all of the work for one week of school for TK, with some worksheets that will work for Kindergarten, for both Math and Language Arts subjects. We've included a variety of worksheets and activities, so feel free to use any or all of it with your students! This week focuses on the letter T,  Number 100 , for the 100th day of school, the sight word " orange ", Letter Ladder fluency practice for letters A-T, Number Fluency Chart: 10-13, Shapes practice: trapezoid & hexagon fluency practice, Sentence Writing Practice: "I can eat 100...", and Rhyming Number Writing 2-13. Hands on activities include Shape Memory Game with cups, One hundred dots craft, Hundred's Day Ten, Frames and Stamps, Torn paper 100 craft, Hundred's Day Easy Reader, Paint o
   

Distance Learning Packets for TK or Kinder - Winter BUNDLE Weeks 4-7! (NO PREP PRINTABLES!)

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It's been a few weeks with the holidays, but here we go! This is our  Winter BUNDLE Weeks 4-7 Distance Learning packets for TK or Kindergarten ! That's 4 weeks, perfect for all of January with winter themed worksheets, games, hands-on activities, and art projects! (This could also be a great alternative for December if you do not want to cover any Christmas themed items like Santa, Reindeer, Elves, and Candy Canes!) You will find everything you need for one week of school for each packet, for TK for Math and Language Arts, and arts and crafts. We've included a variety of hands-on activities and worksheets, so you can use just part of it or all of it with your students! Theses packets can be used for both TK or Kinder, depending on your skill level of the students and needs. Worksheets and activities include practice with letter recognition and letter writing, rhyming, sight words, beginning sounds, counting, number writing, patterning, and scissor practice. :) These 4 wee
   

Positive/Negative Spray Painted Snowflakes Tutorial

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Happy New Year! Here's a FUN winter themed post from a few years ago when I wasn't teaching remotely. I hope you love it! :) In this post, I am going to share how to make some beautiful positive/negative spray painted snowflakes! I adapted this idea from something similar I saw done on Instagram, but with fall leaves instead of snowflakes. I absolutely LOVED the idea, ( I even pinned it here! ) so I thought it would be fun to adapt it and see if I could come up with something new to put on our wall for winter. It’s about time I changed that bulletin board, anyway! For this project, I had to purchase some snowflake stencils on Amazon. This set by Roylco came with twelve different plastic snowflake stencils in it for about fifteen bucks. I was tempted to purchase the leaf stencils just to have for next year, but somehow I managed to resist. In any case, I think it’s important that the stencils are made of plastic so that you can rinse them off and reuse them after pai
   

How to Make Clay Snowmen with Young Children

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Teaching children to make snowmen out of clay is really not that hard! Here are step by step instructions on how to make kiln fired clay snowmen with children as young as four or five years old in small groups. You will need access to a kiln and about ten to fifteen pounds of white clay for a class of twenty-four children.  (Do not buy the red clay for white snowmen!)  You will also need at least one week for the snowmen to dry before they can be fired in the kiln, and then another day to glaze them in the classroom before they can be fired again.  So the absolute minimum amount of time needed to complete this clay project is a week and a half, but it can be completed more comfortably in two weeks.  I always try to give myself a month, just so that if anyone is absent on the day that we make the clay project, I have a few days to make it up, and then plenty of the “wiggle room” I always need to find the time to get the snowmen loaded and unloaded in the kiln.  At my school, we 
   

Holiday Traditions Around the World & Guided Drawing!

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Here is a fun and FREE guided drawing lesson that you can do along with your Holiday Traditions Around the World unit!  We learned how to draw France's version of Santa, known as "Pere Noel," and the donkey that he rides on when he brings his gifts!  I did this with my first and second graders this week, and I'm so pleased with the results!  I hope you get a chance to make use of it and enjoy it, too! To begin, I got out my trusty Holiday Traditions Around the World book and flipped to the page on France.  We discussed how this tradition is different and how it is the same as ours here in the United States.  We also discussed how it is different from or similar to some of the other countries' traditions we have learned about so far. This book can be purchased in print or as a download.  Above are the student coloring pages.  After we finished with this part of the lesson, we were ready for the guided drawing portion.  In case you are not familiar with
   

Distance Learning Packets for TK or Kinder - Winter WEEK 6! (NO PREP PRINTABLES!)

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It's here! Winter Week 6 Distance Learning packet for TK or Kindergarten ! This is a great packet to use for one of the first few weeks back after the new year, or your final weeks before the December Holiday break! In this file, you will find all of the work for one week of school for TK, with some worksheets that will work for Kindergarten, for both Math and Language Arts subjects. We've included a variety of worksheets and activities, so feel free to use any or all of it with your students! This week focuses on the letter P , reviewing numbers  0-10 , and the sight word "me" . There are worksheets/activities including Letter Ladder fluency practice for letters A-P, Number Ladder Fluency: 0-10, Shapes practice: oval and circle, Sentence Writing Practice, Polar Bear and Penguin Number Writing 0-10, and Penguin Color by Number. Hands on activities include Rainbow People Painting Concepts of Print Path Game: What Is It? (numbers, shapes, letters, words), Number M
   

Gingerbread Man Time! FREEBIES

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Happy December!!!!! I have SOO many gingerbread man resources, I thought I’d take this week to throw them all together in one place for easy access!! From my Tale of the Gingerbread Man Read-Along Storybook, and Tale of the Gingerbread Man primary play, to FREE gingerbread man-themed worksheets, I’ve got them here just waiting to be utilized by you and your kiddos this holiday season!! Alright, enough yacking! Here you go! ——————– The Tale of the Gingerbread Man – Picture Book and Read-Along CD The Tale of the Gingerbread Man – Musical Play for Primary Children Here’s the video of the play! Freebies: Gingerbread House Card CVC Spinners For Word Building – Gingerbread Man Gingerbread Man Ten Frames Count the Gumdrops Gingerbread Man Matching Sets Activity Teaching Children to Follow Directions with the Gingerbread Man Gingerbread Man Secret Code Worksheet Decorate Your Own Gingerbread Man Page Hi