Do you teach young readers? Here you will find tips, ideas, and resources for teaching the alphabet, phonics, and sight words. And . . . find book suggestions for a variety of themes and holidays.
Easy Cat in the Hat Art for Reading Month
Reading month is coming to a close, but it’s not too late to incorporate a little celebratory art into your
Easy Vibrant Books to Teach Color Words
I love teaching color words in kindergarten. Unlike most sight words, the color words are relevant to a child’s world,
13 Books About Groundhog Day
Groundhog Day is coming and I for one am ready for spring! I’ve rounded up a collection of 13 books about
FREE St. Patrick’s Day Emergent Reader
I have the perfect resource for you to bring the true story of St. Patrick into your classroom. I love
50 Books to Celebrate the 100th Day of School
The 100th day of school is quickly approaching! My students get so excited about this momentous day, we begin reading
Big Updates for Book Bundles that You Don’t Want to Miss
Small things have been happening behind the scenes at Kinder Craze and I am so happy to share one of my
Free I See the Farm Sight Word Reader
Download a FREE copy of “I See the Farm” Sight Word Reader and make learning sight words fun and interactive for your students.
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