Kindergarten Cafe

Welcome to Kindergarten Cafe - your home for teaching ideas, activities, and strategies across all content areas! I am Zeba McGibbon and I love creating resources for teachers and sharing my teaching experience with others. Kindergarten Cafe is aimed for kindergarten, but teachers of Preschool-First grade can find resources here for their students! I love to connect with other teachers so please reach out and say hello!

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A Kindergarten Book Club

I love using a book club with some of my students, but it could also be used as a whole class. Book...

Kindergarten Water Unit

Water is a huge topic to cover in science and is touched on in many grades throughout a child’s life. In kindergarten...

100th Day Celebration of Learning!

The 100th day marks a big milestone in the younger grades! I don’t know about you, but my students count each day...

Teaching about Martin Luther King Jr. is Not Enough!

I have felt really nervous to write this blog post, because I know that I definitely do not have all the answers...

New Year’s Around the World

As I was preparing for my Winter Holidays Around the World unit, I came across many unique and interesting traditions for New...

Social Studies

One of my schools’ main social studies units for kindergarten is a unit all on community helpers. Over the past few years I have noticed that most of my students can identify community helpers because of work they have done in preschool. So, I...
Why Me On The Map? The “Me on the Map” activity is perfect for teaching several of my state’s social studies standards. In kindergarten in Massachusetts, students should be exposed to different kinds of maps and globes. Students should also...