Back to School With KinderbyKim

Monday, September 19, 2016

Here are some of my favorite BTS activities!

Day one! 
(A 3 day week) Chicka, Boom, Boom!
 We had a great first day in our classroom!
The first day my kiddos go home at 10:50 
no lunch that day.I have BTSN that night.

In the past we have made Chicka Boom Boom 
necklaces on the first day! Chick a Boom Necklace link

Good Morning Song
This is a freebie in my TPT store.

"This is how I color on the first day of school." 
I had these up for BTSN.  
Thank goodness for 1 hour photos!

Friday is cooking day! 
We made Chicka Boom 
Trees and wrote the Recipe

Week two we made this cute alphabet activity from 
Miss Lee's Kindergarten
They make me so happy!
 Thank you Julie!

We introduced our classroom helper 

We are Book Lovers.
 We learned how to read books carefully.

How many letters in your name?  
First I wrote their names in yellow highlighter.
 Next they tore astro-bright paper to decorate their names.
 The next day we cut them apart to see how many letters and glued back down on a paper. Then we sorted by how many letters. 
I forgot to take a picture of that part!

 Week two we made Friendship fruit and wrote the 

This week we shared our Me in a Bag
I gave each parent at Back to School Night a brown
 paper bag with this note attached. 
This not my original idea. My teammate shared with me. 
There are many versions on Pinterst too!
I really enjoyed hearing about all my kiddos favorite things.

Here is a sample of goodies in the bag, Aliana likes 
to read Korean, swim, she loves animals and God!

In Reader's Workshop
We learned about where to find the title of a book.
We worked on our "Reading Stamina"

Last but not least we made our "All About Me Glyph"
**Not shown but included in our busy day was learning how to write our letters, Math Wall which included: 5 frames,  subitizing, writing numbers, simple CGI stories, STMATH and tallies! We have a short day the first 3 and 1/2 weeks due to "Welcome conferences." This is an opportunity for parents to to tell me about their child and for me to do a mini assessments.
Tomorrow starts our full day and Writer's Workshop begins!
Enjoy your week!