Monday, September 17, 2012

What's Working

Today was our 20th day of school.

 I want to celebrate the things that are working!
This is my "work steps" ribbon.  The polka dots make me happy!  I copied, laminated, and cut the direction cards, then added a velcro dot on the backs.  The matching velcro dot is on the ribbon.  Hurray!--easy peasy!
This is our job board.  I rotate the names down each day.
This year, I added the dot cards to correspond 
with the numeral pennants which hang on a clothesline.  
Whenever we line up to leave the room, the children must match their dot cards to their pennant numeral.  
Again, hurray!--instant learning opportunity!
(Please, do not hate me because I have only 9 students.  Small schools have their own set of challenges.  However, I am overjoyed to be a kindergarten teacher and I am thankful to be working.)
Pocket Charts, Pointers, & Playfulness
The glasses are 3-D specs from a movie, sans lenses.  Everyone loves to use these when reading from the pocket chart.  The pointer is a tiger paw--very cool.
(The white card words can be found HERE
The farm cards were found HERE and printed on cardstock.)

What is working for you?


  1. I'm glad you are able to find some things to celebrate. (only lucky 9 though)
    ❀ Tammy
    Forever in First

  2. I can't believe you are on day 20! I LOVE your directions ribbon!

    Apples and ABC's

  3. I must make a directions ribbon! I have the icons/pictures but this would lead to a permanent home for them.

    Thank you for sharing.

  4. I love the following directions ribbon! I just got some school themed ribbon on clearance. I think I know what I can do with it now!! I had 11 students, but lost one because of a move so now I'm down to 10. I was able to read with EACH student on Friday...Pretty awesome to be able to be able to give so much one on one attention!
    Owl Things First!


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