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Are you looking for the best Halloween activity to engage K-2 students this October?! The Candy Corn Bandit was designed as a high-interest making predictions activity to support students in kindergarten, first grade, and second grade. It is not Halloween-themed, so it can be used during the month of October in many classroom settings. Your […]

The Best Halloween Activity for K-2

Making predictions with the Candy Corn Bandit

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Use these Sounds Like School Spirit back to school activities to pair with this adorable picture book the first week of school. Sounds Like School Spirit Back to School Activities Sounds Like School Spirit  (affiliate link) is beautifully written and illustrated by Meg Fleming and Lucy Ruth Cummins. It is told in a sing-songy rhyme, […]

Sounds Like School Spirit Back to School Activities

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This post shares how to paint your tile fireplace surround. It’s quick, easy, and cheap! The impact is absolutely amazing for such a simple DIY. We purchased our home in 2019 knowing we would be updating various aesthetics and systems for years to come. Honestly, besides the killer location (two doors down from my bestie […]

How to Paint Your Tile Fireplace Surround

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This free play doh counting activity is a great way for kids to practice rote counting, 1-1 correspondence, touch counting, and work on their fine motor skills! I’m currently teaching my kindergarteners to count quantities of objects from one to ten. Consistently, they were counting the same object two or more times. So, I decided […]

Download this free play doh counting activity to use

Practice 1-1 correspondence, touch counting, cardinality, and counting quantities with this hands-on math activity that uses play doh! It’s perfect for preschool, kindergarten, and first grade students. Bonus: it also works on fine motor skills! Download the FREE printable resource at babblingabby.net #babblingabby #freeprintable #free #math #counting #cardinatlity #onetoonecorrespondence #finemotor #playdoh #kindergarten #preschool #firstgrade #touchcounting

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Last spring, I started using simple strip puzzles with my 4- and 6-year old to help with their fine motor skills and cognition. Read on to find out their many benefits and how you can make the most of them in your own home or classroom! Try a free sample using the form below! Simple […]

8 Benefits of Simple Strip Puzzles and How You Can Make the Most of Them

There are so many benefits to using simple strip puzzles in your classroom or home. They’re great for working on fine motor development, scissor skills, letter recognition, hand-eye coordination, organization, sequencing, and visual processing. Use them in preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, and first grade. babblingabby.net #babblingabby #finemotorskills #finemotorpractice #finemotordevelopment #scissorskills #letterrecogntion

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Use these digital activities for kindergarteners to help your students practice skills during virtual learning! Digital Activities for Kindergarteners With the uncertainty of in-person education at any given time, the creation of digital activities have become increasingly necessary. Because students are learning virtually from home, they need access to all-inclusive resources to practice a variety […]

Unsure How to Teach Kindergarteners Virtually? Use Digital Activities!

Are you teaching kindergarten virtually? These ELA and math digital resources are the perfect addition to your virtual curriculum. They will save you time and give your students additional skill practice in Google Slides™ or Seesaw™. babblingabby.net #babblingabby #distancelearning #kindergarten #firstgrade #preschool #prek #digitalactivities #digitalcenters #ELA #math #backtoschool #virtuallearning

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Download these free exit slip templates to make assessment a breeze! What is an exit slip? An exit slip is a type of formative assessment that you give to students at the end of a lesson. Typically, they are brief and usually only assess a small skill set. Using exit slips in the primary grades […]

Download Free Exit Slip Templates to Make Assessment a Breeze!

Download these free exit slip templates to make assessment a breeze! There are five exit slips to choose from, with different amounts of prompt and question boxes per page. These are great for kids in preschool, kindergarten, and first grade because they include picture guides so that you can easily give verbal directions to the entire class. This wills save you lots of time and make it easy on your students to understand. This is especially important for non-readers or emergent readers. babblingabby.net #babblingabby #freetemplates #printable #freedownload #exitslips #formativeassessment #editable #kindergarten #preschool #firstgrade

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This go-to assessment is the best way to benchmark your kindergarteners easily! It would also be perfect for preschool and pre-k. It is standards-based, easy to administer, and provides teachers and parents valuable information about a child’s present level of performance. Kindergarten Benchmark Assessment Despite being tedious and time consuming, benchmarking students the first few […]

Use this Go To Assessment to Benchmark Your Kindergarteners Easily

Use this go to assessment to benchmark your kindergarteners easily. It would also be useful for preschool and pre-k and homeschool. Parents and teachers can easily give this benchmark assessment to their students. A student data form that compiles all information is also included. Learn more at babblingabby.net #babblingabby #kindergartenassessment #preschoolassessment #prekassessment #benchmarkassessment #kindergarten #prek #preschool #firstgrade

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Download a free Desk Helper to make teaching preschool, kindergarten, and first grade easier! Back to Schoolish Happy Back to School Season! I feel like we’re going to be channeling the B2S vibes hard for the next month or two…or maybe even all year. This ‘new normal’ is anything but normal and so hard to […]

Download a Free Desk Helper to Make Teaching Kindergarten Easier

Download a free desk helper to make teaching preschool, kindergarten, and first grade easier. It's a one-page printable that shares the alphabet, numbers, colors and shapes. Students can use this resource at their desks to help them with letter, number, color and shape recognition. Download for free at babblingabby.net #babblingabby #free #kindergarten #deskhelper #classroomhelper #literacy #numeracy #colors #shapes #alphabet #mumbers

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Are you looking for a fun way to teach the alphabet to kindergarteners? These directed drawings can help you do just that! You can use these directed doodles as a fun way to teach the alphabet to kindergarteners or preschoolers. Directed Doodles Directed doodles are simple, 4-step directed drawings. Moreover, each doodle matches a letter […]

A Fun Way to Teach the Alphabet to Kindergarteners

Are you looking for a fun way to teach the alphabet to kindergarteners? These directed drawings can help you do just that! They’re fun, engaging and simple enough for 5- and 6-year-olds to create. Download a free long vowel set of directed doodles to try out with your class today! babblingabby.net #kindergarten #directeddrawings #firstgrade #preschool #backtoschool #alphabet #teach #babblingabby

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