Category: 60 Minute+ Activity

Pre-K and Kindergarten Activities – Plasticine Mini Unit
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January 6, 2019April 14, 2019

Pre-K and Kindergarten Activities – Plasticine Mini Unit

I have been the kindergarten specialist (aka. kindergarten specials/kindergarten prep teacher) at my school for several years now, and I love my job!  I try to make my kindergarten activities hands-on and filled with new learning experiences.  We had a great week working with plasticine!  This mini unit includes, art, science and even some math activities...

Kindergarten and Preschool Activity – Architecture
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November 16, 2018February 17, 2019

Kindergarten and Preschool Activity – Architecture

Sometimes when I teach I will do an activity with the whole class, but today I tried out some small group centres.  They were a hit!  I encouraged creative ideas when planning and designing outside of the box – like an architect.  Today I challenged my students to think like an architect.  I find a...

Easy Christmas Crafts for Kids
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November 11, 2018December 2, 2018

Easy Christmas Crafts for Kids

As I get ready for the holidays, I love to start with some arts and crafts!  These Christmas crafts for kids are super cute and really easy to make.  They are sturdy and so simple that my kids were able to make them largely independently.  My kids then ended up playing with them and using them...

Halloween Outdoor Play
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October 29, 2018November 7, 2018

Halloween Outdoor Play

We had another great day outside today!  I am trying as many different things as I can in our outdoor classroom.  I love doing centres in this area because students can freely move from centre to centre and explore.  Today I tried to make some of the centres Halloween themed. Before students start at the...