Kindergarten Fall Activities and Ideas

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Are you ready for October?

October 1

Kindergarten October Activity Guide is here!  October is such a fun (but busy) month.  I thought I would round up resources to help you make the most of your month! Books to read in October (affiliate links) Pumpkin Circle by…

Using Mentor Texts in Kindergarten

September 29

Kindergarten Mentor Texts to teach reading and writing with Cynthia Rylant’s Scarecrow book (affiliate link)… you bet! This last week I had the pleasure of visiting a kindergarten classroom.  She had already started the book, Scarecrow by Cynthia Rylant for…

Scaredy Squirrel Lesson Plans

November 4

Scaredy Squirrel Lesson Plans! This hilarious book by Melanie Watt is featured in this week’s plans. Scaredy Squirrel Lesson Plans: Close Reading We love this sweet character.  Honestly, sometimes I recognize myself with some of the things he worries about…

Scarecrow Lesson Plans

October 30

Scarecrows are some of my favorite fall friends!   So this week I have rounded up some ideas for your lesson plans! This little scarecrow is part of the sentence study from our Guiding Readers: Close Read units. After reading…

Creepy Carrots Lesson Plan Ideas

October 23

Creepy carrot lesson plans for the week are here! See how we use this book for a close reading lesson plan. We love the book Creepy Carrots! by Aaron Reynolds (*affiliate link). Creepy Carrots Close Read During our close reading, we can…

Exploring Pumpkins Lesson Plans

October 16

Exploring Pumpkin Life Cycles in Kindergarten! Science, math, literacy, and fine motor skills are included in this week’s lesson plans. Pumpkin Life Cycles We start by reading some of my favorite books about pumpkins! (affiliate) Seed, Sprout, Pumpkin Pie! From…

Bat Lesson Plans for Kindergarten

October 2

Bat Lesson Plans!  We love the book Stellaluna by Janelle Cannon! Reading and Writing These photos came from a sweet teacher.  We love seeing our units being used in other classrooms.  These are from the Stellaluna lesson in our October…

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