The First Grade Parade: Making Math Fun!

Erica Stolan I think this would make a great math center for like kindergarten or first grade. It not only involves math and counting but if the teachers uses the tweezers as well it can help students develop there dexterity and motor skills.

Launching Guided Reading Small Groups & Independent Centers - The First Grade Parade

Perfect for small group skill/concept introduction and reinforcement. These guided reading games are perfect.and effective.for learning foundational reading skills in Kindergarten & First Grade!

FREE - chants and cheers to learn and practice sight words. From Cara Carroll at First Grade Parade

When the chants go with visual posters or cards of the sight words, this becomes a great reinforcement activity! FREE - chants and cheers to learn and practice sight words. From Cara Carroll at First Grade Parade

Great activity to use when introducing and reinforcing sight words in context.  Kids LOVE this whole group activity that prompts them to use context clues to solve the identity of the missing sight word!

Today we& talking all about sight words. Specifically, my top 5 effective tips for making sight words STICK! So often we as teachers focus on assessing our student& sight word automaticity in i

I love this! I want all my students to know that they are writers! Andddd that writing doesn't have to be boring.

Pinner says: what writers write anchor chart.goes along with open court unit like the 'list' format

Hands-on subitizing activities perfect for building a strong foundation in number sense!  Great for Kindergarten and First grade classrooms!

Hands-on & engaging math activties that promote number sense. Perfect for Kindergarten and First Grade math centers & small group activities!

The First Grade Parade: Sight Words!!! (Assessment, Activities, Ideas, & FREEBIES!), great ideas for word work

The First Grade Parade: Sight Words! great ideas for word work (Hide and seek sight words as a center.students write a word and a partner reveals it)

My first grade students love composing 2D shapes with these easy pattern block cards! You can download this shape activity FREE on the blog!

Composing 2D Shapes Free Center Cards! (Susan Jones Teaching)