Mrs May: Class page

Entering the Rainforest!

In kindergarten, we learn about polar regions, oceans, deserts, and rainforests!  After reading lots of books, watching videos, and taking a virtual field trip to the Amazon, we worked together to construct a rainforest in our hallway!  We even made ourselves as...

2D Shapes

Today, we began learning about 2D shapes.  We worked in groups to build squares and rectangles.  We talked about how they are alike and different.  We counted the sides and vertices.  Tomorrow, we will learn about circles and...

Mini Eraser Math Centers

We love practicing our math skills with mini eraser math centers!  We can identify numbers, count, add, subtract, make a ten, solve word problems, compose, decompose, and compare...

Read, read, and read some more!

In kindergarten, we read in small groups, with a partner, and independently.  We listen to LOTS of read alouds.  We gain confidence and fluency with our skills, but most importantly, we develop a love of...

What is a “Maker Space”?

It is important to give kids opportunities to express their creativity in different ways.  This year, I have introduced a dedicated space for that to happen in...our "Maker Space"!  In this corner of our classroom, I have bins of materials that students can use to...

Meet our class pets!

This year we were lucky enough to gain two new friends in kindergarten!  We have two turtles, which we named Steve and "The Little Guy".  This is our first year with a class pet and we are learning how to take care of them responsibly.  You might not think that...

Welcome to kindergarten!

Our kindergarten classroom is a busy place!  We work together.  We play together.  We take turns and share.  We learn to be independent.  We are confident.  We are crafty and creative.  We are readers, authors, and illustrators.  We are number experts.  We add and...