Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Ready, Set, Kindergarten! — The Five Senses

To start, I went over our mobile classroom items of the week (Color: Orange [like the fruit because you can touch it, taste it, smell it, hear it (you can kind of hear yourself peeling it!), and see it]; Shape: Sphere [like an orange]; Letter: G; Number: 5 [of course!]. I made the sphere shape…… Continue reading Ready, Set, Kindergarten! — The Five Senses

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Ready, Set, Kindergarten! — St. Patrick’s Day & Rainbows

To start, I went over our mobile classroom items of the week (Color: Green [of course!]; Shape: Shamrock; Letter: F; Number: 17. I made the shamrock shape card using Canva and clipart. The number card is from This Reading Mama. Our concept of the week was fine motor skills. Unfortunately, the center designed to work…… Continue reading Ready, Set, Kindergarten! — St. Patrick’s Day & Rainbows

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Ready, Set, Kindergarten! — Fairy Tales

To start, I went over our mobile classroom items of the week (Color: Yellow [like Goldilocks’ hair!]; Shape: Square [like the base of the Three Little Pigs’ houses]; Letter: E; Number: 3 [like the Three Little Bears or the Three Billy Goats Gruff]). Our concept of the week was STEM. Then we started circle time:…… Continue reading Ready, Set, Kindergarten! — Fairy Tales

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Ready, Set, Kindergarten! — Valentine’s Day

I had 29 people at this session! The most yet. I think the kids had a great time, especially with one activity which I’ll describe later. Who knew something so simple would be so effective? I went over our mobile classroom items of the week (Color: Red; Shape: Heart (of course); Letter: D; Number: 14).…… Continue reading Ready, Set, Kindergarten! — Valentine’s Day

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Ready, Set, Kindergarten! — Dinosaurs

When I told the kids our theme this week there were many excited gasps. Dinosaurs are big with the preschool set! I went over our items of the week (Color: Green; Shape: Diamond; Letter: C; Number: 20). The flash cards I got at the dollar store apparently don’t go up to 20 so I got…… Continue reading Ready, Set, Kindergarten! — Dinosaurs

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Ready, Set, Kindergarten! — Polar Bears

Our second Ready, Set, Kindergarten! program! I started off by introducing our theme and going over our “classroom” rules. Then we started circle time. I opened our mobile classroom and we started with our Days of the Week song: Song: Days of the Week (to the tune of The Addams Family)Days of the week, (clap,…… Continue reading Ready, Set, Kindergarten! — Polar Bears

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Ready, Set, Kindergarten! — Winter

Wednesday was my first Ready, Set, Kindergarten! program and it was a blast! I’m so excited to get this program underway this year. This is quite a long post but I wanted to include all of the details! I started off introducing our theme and explaining a bit about the program. I had also gathered…… Continue reading Ready, Set, Kindergarten! — Winter

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Ready, Set, Kindergarten! Mobile Classroom

When I was creating this program in my head I knew I wanted to start each session with a circle time, just like the kids would do in kindergarten. As I was Pinterest-ing my heart out and pouring over ideas, I came across this image and *ding ding ding* it was perfect! A mobile classroom!…… Continue reading Ready, Set, Kindergarten! Mobile Classroom

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Ready, Set, Kindergarten! — Alphabet Tubs

I’m starting a kindergarten readiness program in January and we’ll be doing a lot of letter recognition activities. As I was scouring Pinterest for ideas, I came across these amazing alphabet tubs from Lakeshore. Awesome, right? But did you check out that PRICE??? Not happening. So I decided to create my own! I found these…… Continue reading Ready, Set, Kindergarten! — Alphabet Tubs