Interactive Foldable Sight Words: Pre-Primer

By Amber Ernst / April 2, 2014 / 0 Comments

I’m so excited to jump on the interactive notebook bandwagon! I was really thinking about how I could incorporate these in kindergarten and sight words was the first thing that came to mind! I wanted a way for students to practice that wouldn’t be lost in the shuffle.  NO more sight word worksheets! These interactive…

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ULTIMATE Elementary Book!

By Amber Ernst / March 9, 2014 / 0 Comments

So as a Kindergarten teacher this year, I’m in charge of planning Round Up for the incoming class.  This has been a fun creative challenge in designing invites and a QR code tour of our school!  I wanted my students to be able to send a message on and reflect about our year!  This is…

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Spin and Write- New Word Work Activity

By Amber Ernst / March 8, 2014 / 0 Comments

So my word work changes about every other week, but since I teach kindergarten I like to keep the options pretty routine.  My students love using spinners in math and I thought this would be great to combine math, writing, and sight words. These are easy for students to learn and give great practice reinforcing…

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Elf Shenanigans Final Round

By Amber Ernst / December 22, 2013 / 0 Comments

We have had so much and with our elf! I can’t believe it is already time to say goodbye! At first, my students really did not believe it and I was pretty bummed but by the last week – we were tracking his every move and writing a TON about him! They definitely wanted to…

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Getting ready for the Elf (FREEBIE!)

By Amber Ernst / November 25, 2013 / 0 Comments

So I plan on jumping on the Elf bandwagon this year and am extremely excited to start this with my Kindergarteners! I’ll give a quick run down of what I plan to do and stick around for the FREEBIE! Today, we read the Elf on the Shelf book because our elf will be arriving right…

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Talking Turkey

By Amber Ernst / November 16, 2013 / 0 Comments

We read the book The Amazing Turkey Rescue, which  is a fantastic book! My students really enjoyed the illustrations.  We worked on a writing/art project to go with it. My class does not start art until December so I really feel like we have to work that in sometimes- we are in Kindergarten! We did…

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Fall Sight Word Work

By Amber Ernst / November 13, 2013 / 0 Comments

We work on sight words all the time! We have usually about one a week.  We read books with it, we highlight it, we find it, we spell it, we use it as our password, we write it, we write sentence with it, we use it in guided reading…the list goes on and on…. I…

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What to do with the Alphabet….K Style

By Amber Ernst / November 9, 2013 / 0 Comments

Starting Kindergarten has been an amazing experience and I have learned a lot in such a few short months! I’m here to let you in on some amazing secrets I’ve learned in such a short time!  Here are some fantastic learning ideas you can rock with just one alphabet set (either one you have, or…

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Teeny Tiny Sight Word Hunts

By Amber Ernst / November 4, 2013 / 0 Comments

So I recently discovered sight word hunts…not around the room but with magnifying glasses! My students absolutely loved these!  They had so much fun working and recording their words and getting to use the magnifying glasses who would have thought? I created a pack for Treasures sight word hunts for the whole year, 4 words…

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SALE….say what?!?!

By Amber Ernst / October 12, 2013 / 0 Comments

Shhhh…I know I’m posting twice in one day but believe me peeps you will want to know this info!!! TPT reached 100K followers on FB and is having a 10% off sale with the promo code: FB100K !!!! PLUS: I decided to give an extra 20% off in my store!!! Go get some stuff since…

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