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.
I have the perfect resource for you to bring the true story of St. Patrick into your classroom. I love a good leprechaun shenanigan as much as the next person, but there is so much more to this Roman Catholic Holiday than just rainbows and leprechauns. That’s why I created
The 100th day of school is quickly approaching! My students get so excited about this momentous day, we begin reading about it a few weeks in advance. If you are looking to expand your own collection of 100th day of school books, this list is for you! It’s my top 50
Small things have been happening behind the scenes at Kinder Craze and I am so happy to share one of my biggest changes with you today. If you’re a fan of Interactive Sight Word Readers and you own the Bundles, you are going to be especially excited. I recently made a
Why is it so difficult to find books that kindergarten students can actually read? When school starts up in the fall, I always tell my classroom parents at curriculum night that the best source of age-appropriate reading material is Scholastic Book Orders. Not only does Scholastic Reading Club offer the best
Now that we are all in full swing of the school year, I have a fun treat to share with you today. It’s totally free and it’s just for YOU, dear Kinder Craze reader. I am so filled with gratitude for all of the readers that come to visit Kinder
Next week, the nation will celebrate the birthday of Dr Martin Luther King, Jr. In addition to reading some of my favorite picture books about the real-life American hero, I will have my students work to complete their own emergent reader about MLK. My Interactive Sight Word Readers have become a weekly
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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Hi, I'm Maria.
After years of teaching kindergarten, I now focus on helping teachers and I’m here to make your job easier. When I’m not doing that you will find me playing with my kids, hanging with the hubby, or occasionally enjoying a little “me” time with an at-home manicure and a vanilla latte. Want to learn more? Check out my story below. I’m sure we have a lot in common!