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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!

Making Google Classroom Easy For You and Your Students!

I am new to Google Classroom this year and have been trying out different strategies to make it easy to use for...

Easy Self-Regulation Strategies

It is so important to teach our students strategies for self-regulation, but it is even more important this year. Students need to...

Helping Students Focus At Home

Learning at home is very different than learning at school and we need to support our students to do their best in...

Literacy intervention for distance learning

With this new way of teaching, whether you are in-person or on a computer, you may be wondering how to make sure...

7 Zoom Tools for Engagement and Understanding

I have learned a lot this year about this new way of teaching on a computer. There are so many technologies available...

A Digital Halloween

Halloween is a holiday that many American children look forward to every year, and this year children might be experiencing a range...

Kindergarten Fun Fall Activities

It’s beginning to look a lot like… fall! I love the changing seasons and in New England where I live, I look...

Strategies for Anxiety

Many students this year will need support with anxious feelings. In this previous blog post, we learned about what anxiety is, where...

Books to Support Anxiety

Last week, I introduced anxiety and the differences between typical anxieties and anxiety disorders. You may be looking for more resources to...

Anxiety in Children

As we go back to school, we should expect that many students will have some anxieties. We all are! Students will be...