Teaching - COLORS

Collection by Shelley Taft

Shelley Taft
I Know My Colors Worksheet. This Worksheet is FREE

Color Words FREEBIE

I created this for my kindergarten team to give our parents at Back to School Night. This is a great reference for parents to have at home when working their children on color words. There are two versions for your preference - a boy and a girl. The directions we gave the parents was to color thi...

Made with DJ Inkers 'Borders for Teachers' clip art download.  The color song…

15 clip art borders for teachers, schools & smiles by DJ Inkers

Make any school project cute in a jiffy with our awesome 'Borders for Teachers' clip art collection! This incredible download includes 15 full-page borders selected especially for teachers and smiles at school. There's borders with school supplies, adorable animals, back to school smiles, kids sports & MORE. Add a quick & easy smile to your creations with a cute clip art border from DJ Inkers! See details for larger image, samples & more info...

Free Printables. Learn how to spell the colors with these jazzy little jingles…

Color Poems

Every year, at the beginning of Kindergarten we begin learning the color words. If you are like me you own the color word CDs and sing them over and over until you can't stop. Then you sing them at home, in the shower, in your head all the time! The good news is: They work! Kids learn how to spell their color words very easily when they learn it in song. (Funny, that actually works for almost anything.) I was growing tired of my old color word poem charts in my classroom and decided to make…

All About Me Rainbows {Freebie} Whimsy Workshop Teaching

All About Me Rainbows {Freebie} Whimsy Workshop Teaching

This is a simple activity to use for teaching color words or as an All About Me activity at the beginning of the year, or any time. There are two versions: one has supporting sentences frames, and the other is more open ended for adding your own details. Each student fills in the rainbow with the...

Let each child draw themselves or take photographs for daily graph!

Dr. Suess Fun!

This post will share many fun Dr. Seuss things we have done this week! We made the Big Book Cat In The Hat, Cat In the Hat, What do You See? You can see the finished book at the bottom of this post. Dr. Suess Big Book Click here for all the words Dr.Seuss Stations This year I had Dr. Seuss Day. I had four different stations with parent helpers. The activities lasted about forty minutes. I wanted three helpers and had eight! The kids did not have to go to every station. I also had parents…

FREE Pete the Cat writing practice

Pete The Cat Is Where It's At!

What is the first week of school without Pete The Cat ? I know right?! We started using this fabulous character by James Dean and ...

Pete the Cat activities: FREE Pete the Cat Cause and Effect worksheet for Pete the Cat's I Love My New White Shoes.

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Pete the Cat - I Love My White Shoes - story retelling and sequencing activity

3 Weeks Already?! & FREEBIES! - A Spoonful of Learning

My wonderful kindergarten class just finished their 3rd week of school! I can’t believe how fast it has gone by! We have been working hard, having fun, and learning so much each day. They have really started to build their stamina at being at school all day long. (They were very sleepy the second half […]

Pete the Cat Pattern to color, cut, and assemble! Children love Pete's I Love My White Shoes book and had a blast making their own "Pete" after reading the fun story!

Cooking Up a Great Year!

We are so excited to be joining up with some amazing bloggers and friends for this Cooking Up a Great Year Blog Hop!! We hope you have find some delicious recipes for the upcoming school year and some fun freebies too! We are happy to share a very unique and completely "off the top of our heads" cooking activity you can do with your students to go along with everyone's favorite new book, Pete the Cat: I Love My White Shoes. Who doesn't love this adorable and very laid back blue cat?! We love…


This week we are taking a break from the regular curriculum and working on Harvest/Halloween ideas. I will be providing "Fallish" Scrapbook...

a blog about pre-k math, literacy and a lot of do it yourself

Back To School

a blog about pre-k math, literacy and a lot of do it yourself

Poem ideas and craft for each color.

Poem Notebooks

I work at a school that is a Core Knowledge school. Being a Core Knowledge school we have a curriculum that we have to cover that spirals throughout the grade levels. We also do our state standards and common core. With being a Core Knowledge school we have a lot of poems that we have to cover. Since we learn poems throughout the whole year I have the students make a Poem Notebook. This is a great way for the students to have a collection of poems for them to keep. We use a spiral notebook…

73 Cool Pete the Cat Freebies and Teaching Resources - These are awesome ideas…

87 Cool Pete the Cat Freebies and Teaching Resources

73 Cool Pete the Cat Freebies and Teaching Resources - These are awesome ideas…