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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!

6 Tips for Setting up a New Classroom

Are you switching classrooms or starting in a new school? I tried to think of my best tips for setting up a...

2019-20 Favorite #1: Establishing Math Routines and Expectations

As we finish up a school year, and prepare for the next one, I wanted to re-share my top 5 favorite blog...

2019-20 Favorite #2: Teaching the Alphabet

As we finish up a school year, and prepare for the next one, I wanted to re-share my top 5 favorite blog...

2019-20 Favorite #3: Authentic and Meaningful High-Frequency Word Practice

As we finish up a school year, and prepare for the next one, I wanted to re-share my top 5 favorite blog...

2019-20 Favorite #4: Kindergarten Phonics 101

As we finish up a school year, and prepare for the next one, I wanted to re-share my top 5 favorite blog...

2019-20 Favorite #5: Social-Emotional Read Alouds

As we finish up a school year, and prepare for the next one, I wanted to re-share my top 5 favorite blog...

Misconceptions of Early Childhood Educators

Whenever I tell people I am an early childhood educator, I get one of 3 responses every single time. 1) "That’s cute!"...

Reflecting for Next Year

It is important for teachers to reflect – and they do reflect every single day. I know I am constantly reflecting after...

Will Distance Learning Change The Field Of Education?

More than ever, society is realizing just how valuable the teacher can be. There have been thousands of...

A Distant End of the Year

This is certainly not how I expected the year to end… I think we are all feeling sad, even grieving, wishing we...