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Where Can I Get the Best Drawing, Writing, and Word Work Resources?

December 19, 2022

Great Drawing, Writing, and Word Work Resources – Where to Get Them.
As referenced on Nellie Edge Kindergarten Writing Seminars; Updated June 2017.

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Introducing Nellie’s Thursday-Friday FREEBIE for YOU!

December 15, 2022

Greetings, faithful blog followers. Here is a special Thank You Gift! On Thursday and Friday we will take one of our favorite TPT products and slash the price to NOTHING, compliments of Nellie Edge Kindergarten.   Many of you know we spent a whole year developing our Poetry “I Can Read” Notebook BUNDLE The final […]

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Enlarge the Print of Favorite Songs, Poems, and Rhymes

October 31, 2022
Teach Your Students to Sign the Pledge of Allegiance: 
Then Make a Class Book!

Teaching children to sing and sign the Pledge is among the most POWERFUL strategies we share! Take photos of your students signing the words of the Pledge. Children AND parents will love this class book featuring the lives of each classmate.

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Kindergartners and Their Parents LOVE Heart Words

October 25, 2022
Kids and Parents LOVE Heart Word Celebrations

What Are Nellie Edge Writing-to-Read Heart Words? Sentence Writing Mastery • Motivated Writers • Memory Space for Encoding! Build the first circle of writing mastery! Early in the year, the first 16 pink “heart words” allow kindergartners to write the heart-connecting sentence “I love you.” With this power, students perceive themselves as writers and bring […]

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How Authentic Family Involvement Can Support Social Emotional Learning (SEL)

September 18, 2022

Discover Poems, Songs, and Rhymes with QR Codes that Support SEL Goals: Emotional Intelligence, Friendship, and “I can do it!” Growth Mindset, and a Love of Language (K-2)

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10 Most Popular Nellie Edge FREEBIES on TpT

September 13, 2022
Nellie Edge Freebies on TpT

Click a thumbnail to access the freebie on TpT.

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7 Best Tips to Grow Young Writers

September 7, 2022

Parents: Where Do You Think Your Child Is Right Now as a Writer? 1. Share kindergarten writing samples and rubrics with parents: Where do you think your child is as a writer right now? Help parents notice and appreciate how their child will grow as a writer in kindergarten. (See September 23, 2020 blog for […]

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Back-to-School Sale

August 16, 2022

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

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What Are Nellie Edge Writing-to Read “Heart Words?”

July 25, 2022
e Nellie Edge Writing-to Read “Heart Words

Two things young writers know for sure: 1) If I practice writing “heart word” sentences every day, my writing is going to get really good! 2) If I practice phonetic spelling, I will be able to fearlessly tackle any unknown word!

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

June 9, 2022

 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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