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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!

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...

Teaching Number Relationships

I’ve written a few blog posts about counting and teen numbers, but today I want to write about my favorite activities for...

Ease the Transition from Winter Vacation!

Don’t stress while you are on winter break! That’s your time to relax! I’ve got you covered with several tips that help...

Winter Holidays Around World

The week before winter vacation, many students are getting ready to celebrate holidays with families. Most of them are also getting very...

Gingerbread Week

One of my favorite weeks all year is my Gingerbread Week. I love reading all the different...

Behavior Plans: Tips, Tricks, and Tools!

Behavior management is probably the hardest thing for teachers to learn and it is rarely taught in pre-service programs. Or, even if...