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You can't teach the child without teaching the WHOLE child! Welcome to Kindergarten Cafe, LLC - your home for teaching ideas, activities, and strategies to support you in teaching the whole child! 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-Second grade can find resources here for their students! I love to connect with other teachers so please reach out and say hello!

What Kindergarteners Should Know

I know many parents and caregivers are curious about what kindergarteners should know so that they can support them as needed. It...

Easy Block Area Ideas

The block area is always a favorite play area of the classroom. The students love being able to build with different toys...

Teaching in 2021: I’ve lost the joy of teaching

I am writing this blog post on the day before returning to school after just over a week off for December break....

Refreshing Expectations After Break

We’ve all been there. Coming back from break ready to start teaching right where you left off with your students who have...

8 Easy Impulse Control Activities for Kids

Kids don’t automatically learn impulse control and self-regulation – you have to teach them strategies to use! I have 8 impulse control...

Vets Office Dramatic Play- an Easy Set Up for Kindergarten And Preschool!

If you are looking to change up your dramatic play center, your students will probably love a vets office dramatic play center!...

Relax Easy this Kindergarten Spring Break

(SHARE 3/3) Kindergarten spring break is on the way, and you might be thinking how best to help your students not to...

Teaching Problem Solving Strategies to Young Children

One of the most important things we can do as teachers of young children is teaching problem solving strategies to our students....

The 7 Most Underrated Gingerbread Man Story Versions

We all know and love the Gingerbread Boy and Gingerbread Man story originals, but what if I told you there was more...

What is Persistence and How do I Teach It?

Of course, we don’t want our students to give up when assignments get hard, but what is persistence and how do I...