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Kindergarten Cooks Write “How-To” Books: A Guide to Cooking in the Classroom

Cooking in the Classroom and at Home: A Fun, Multisensory Learning Adventure

May 24, 2022

These quality resources now include lessons, best practices, and authentic kindergarten writing and art samples—and there are more coming!

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Social Emotional Skills and Language are the Foundation for Quality Schools

Social Emotional Skills and Language are the Foundation for Quality Schools

May 17, 2022

Part 1 features miniature 8 MONTHLY collections PLUS Literacy and
Sciencing poems, songs, and rhymes!

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Glimpses from Joyful Kindergartens

Building End-of-Year Memories

May 10, 2022

Delightful K-1 Celebrations to End Your Year We are responsible for the memories of childhood! Children come to school with diverse background experiences. It is the stories we tell, the songs we sing, and the traditions we build that bind the children together emotionally and intellectually, creating an optimal climate for learning, both social and […]

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Earn Graduate Credits: Make Best Writing Practices Routine in Your Classroom

May 3, 2022

Download our Big TpT Writing FREEBIE from Nellie Edge Kindergarten! Let this FREEBIE inspire you to study authentic K-1 writing strategies via distance learning this summer with the step-by-step 6-hour MasterClass workshop Photos of children and their art used with permission from parents and teachers. You’ll see the result of powerful writing instruction from these […]

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How to Close the Reading Achievement Gap over the Summer?

April 26, 2022

10 Tips for Success: Kindergarten Book Lovers Keep Reading All Summer Long! FREE resources for summer learning! Photos used with permission from parents and educators Powerful kindergarten literacy gains can easily be lost over the summer, especially by our emerging readers and writers who are still building foundational literacy skills. Wise kindergarten teachers have developed […]

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Celebrating Nellie Edge Kindergarten TpT Store

April 19, 2022

Celebrating Nellie Edge Kindergarten TpT Store with a 2-Day Bundle Party: 50% off!

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Poetry “I Can Read” Notebook Double Bonus

April 12, 2022

Part 1 features miniature 8 MONTHLY collections PLUS Literacy and
Sciencing poems, songs, and rhymes!

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Poetry and Weather Connections

March 23, 2022

“Poetry is a rhythmical piece of writing that leaves the reader feeling that life is a little richer than before, a little more full of wonder, beauty, or just plain delight.” – Eileen Fisher The Earth Is Wet: Celebrate Every Season with Poetry The Earth Is Wet The earth is wet. The sky is gray. […]

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Independent Writing Center Totes

10 Steps for Success: Independent Writing Center Totes Provide Authentic Writing Experiences All Year Long!

March 16, 2022

Settling-In Time Sets the Emotional Tone for the Day: Developing Friendship, Responsibility, Self-Motivation, and Collaboration Skills

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family learning calendar

Family Calendar and Spring FREEBIE

March 8, 2022

Click HERE to see everything in my store. Give Families Actionable Resources to Support Kindergarten Success:Family-Friendly Learning Calendars Build Literacy! Let your monthly calendar be a gentle reminder for families to sing, talk, dance, and read with their children every day. Tell stories and explore nature, memorize, and recite rhymes. Talk about kindergarten kindness and […]

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