fbpx
Home Blog Posts

Blog Posts

[tdb_header_menu sub_tdicon=”td-icon-right-arrow” mm_align_horiz=”content-horiz-center” modules_on_row_regular=”20%” modules_on_row_cats=”25%” image_size=”td_324x400″ modules_category=”image” show_excerpt=”none” show_com=”none” show_date=”none” show_author=”none” mm_sub_align_horiz=”content-horiz-right” mm_elem_align_horiz=”content-horiz-right” menu_id=”38″ main_sub_tdicon=”tdc-font-fa tdc-font-fa-caret-down” sub_align_horiz=”content-horiz-center”]

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!

5 Ways to Blend Phonemes in Kindergarten

One of the most important skills to support kindergarten reading words is blending phonemes. When children blend phonemes, they are literally reading...

Strategies for ADHD Students

Every classroom has students who struggle with staying focused in school, whether or not students have a diagnosis of ADHD. The focusing...

Simple, yet Effective, Small Group Instruction in Kindergarten

I hear a lot of teachers asking how they should handle small group instruction in kindergarten. Small groups can be a daunting...

Helping Children Regulate Their Emotions

When children have extreme reactions or temper-tantrums, it can be extremely overwhelming for teachers to handle day after day. Teachers need to...

How to get students to stop talking too much

Have you ever wondered how to get students to stop talking too much and after trying all your normal tricks, nothing seems...

Teaching kids how to be kind

Teaching kids how to be kind is one of the most important things we can do as teachers, and it doesn’t have...

Use Kindergarten Writing Prompts and Easy Warm-Ups to Improve Writing!

Kindergarten writing prompts as warm-ups have been the best addition to my writing block that I have made in the past few...

Favorite Activities for December in Kindergarten

It’s December in Kindergarten – my favorite month of the year and not just because it is my birthday month! I love...

Setting Up a School Dramatic Play Center is as Easy as 1, 2, 3!

Changing up your dramatic play center is the best way to increase engagement and be more purposeful in the play your students...

Easily Make Kindergarten Measurement Worksheets Engaging!

Young children need hands-on learning, so how do we teach measurement and make kindergarten measurement worksheets engaging? We use the kindergarten measurement...