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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!

Parent Communication Made Easy with ClassTag

Teachers have a million things to worry about during the year, but don’t let parent communication be one of them! ClassTag has...

A Proven classroom set up for kindergarten independence

Any kindergarten teacher will know – independence is the name of the game. Not only is it a critical skill for young...

Choosing the Best Theme for my Classroom Elementary School

I love taking the summertime to rethink my classroom elementary design! It’s a great chance to change things up and to reflect...

Welcome to Back to School Made Easy Guaranteed!

When thinking about that welcome to back to school, there are two types of teachers out there. Let me know in the...

Remote Teaching: What I Will and Won’t Miss

I’ve been teaching remotely for almost a full year… I have just a few weeks left. Many said it couldn’t be done...

My Favorite Theme Day – Board Game Day

With the end of the year approaching, I can’t help but get excited for my favorite theme day for the whole year...

End of the Year Writing Prompts

With the end of the year approaching, I like to think about what end of the year writing prompts I can provide...

Why I Don’t Do A Countdown for Summer

I’ve been there - so desperate for summer that I start counting down the days. In fact, I do this every year....

5 Ways to Keep Students Engaged at the End of the Year

Keeping students engaged at the end of the year can be tough. At this point, they’ve done all the routines and learned...

The Myth of Kindergarten Readiness Skills

Tons of workbook and worksheet companies, and even teachers might be mad at me for telling you this secret…. There is no...