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Publish Children’s Books and Celebrate Young Authors

June 21, 2023

Publish Children’s Books and Celebrate Young Authors: This is one of the best things we can do to build an “I can do it” mindset!

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Did You Miss Any of These Nellie Edge End-of-School Year Blogs?

June 12, 2023

 We love to search Pinterest for the best kindergarten writing and early learning resources we can find to share with you our Nellie Edge seminar participants and online friends.

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10 Reasons to Teach Fingerspelling in Kindergarten

June 6, 2023
heart words in kindergarten teacher resources

Fingerspelling helps the brain remember letters and sounds: It becomes the memory hook to ABC/Phonics mastery. Fingerspelling will enhance the effectiveness of any ABC/Phonics program.

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Tips for Making Class Books

May 29, 2023

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

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

May 16, 2023
Kindergarten Cooks Write “How-To” Books: A Guide to Cooking in the Classroom

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

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Building End-of-Year Memories

May 2, 2023
Glimpses from Joyful Kindergartens

Delightful K-1 Celebrations to End Your Year We are responsible for the memories of childhood! Updated from May 10th, 2022 Photos used with permission of parents and educators 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 […]

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How to Close the Reading Achievement Gap over the Summer?

April 16, 2023

10 Tips for Success: Kindergarten Book Lovers Keep Reading All Summer Long! 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 strategies […]

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Build Family Connections That Multiply Your Teaching Effectiveness All Year Long

April 4, 2023
Connect With Families to Multiply Your Teaching Effectiveness: Begin with Spring Registration! with Nellie Edge

The Kindergarten Giving Tree: Let Families Know what is on Your Kindergarten Wish List. Scroll down for premade gift tags and/or create an Amazon.com wish list

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Social Emotional Learning (SEL) in Kindergarten

March 27, 2023

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

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Poetry and Weather Connections

March 14, 2023

“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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