Valentine’s Day Craft for Kids

Valentine’s Day Craft for Kids

This Valentine’s Day craft for kids turned out super cute, and is really easy to make. I love the fact that it requires very few materials – which makes it perfect for young kids and for a classroom activity. To start, I used 2 pieces of construction paper and glued two of the pieces together at the end to make an ‘L’ shape. I then alternated folding the paper on top of the other (as pictured). This creates a cute accordion look for the arms and legs. It is also great for fine motor skills for young kids. I then...

Tangram Math Activity for Kids

Tangram Math Activity for Kids

If you’ve never used tangrams before, this is a great activity to try them out! Tangrams are a great math tool and an easy way to introduce math concepts such as, flips, slides, turns, shapes and even congruence. I did not have a class set of tangrams, so I made some out of felt. You could quickly and easily make some out of foam or even construction paper too. I introduced them to my kindergarten students by telling them that we were going to do some puzzles together. Everyone was very excited to use their own tangram! I started by...

Alphabet Hunt (Letter Games)

Alphabet Hunt (Letter Games)

I am always looking for fun ways to get my students active and out of the classroom. I love being able to go on adventures with them. This letter game requires very little prep and it allows my kindergarten students to move throughout our school for a full 40 minute period. It is perfect for indoor recess days when kids can’t get outside, but need to move. Letter games are simple, but a lot of learning, and fun, happens on this hunt. This game is a great way to practice letter recognition as well as letter sounds. I printed a...