I love teaching and kids. I am passionate about literacy in the primary classroom. I taught kindergarten and first grades for twenty-two years. I recently left the classroom to become a Literacy Coach in a K-5 building. I feel blessed to be in a school in which I learn something new every day. My hope is to share with teachers ways we can bring the joy of literacy in our classroom practice.
Hopefully, it has been a few weeks and teachers feel back in the swing of things. September is time for creating a classroom community. Many of the teachers in my building celebrate the month by making self-portraits. Check out some of the beautiful children below!
We have student's outline with a pencil and go over it with a Sharpie. The last part is to color with pencils, markers or paint.
Jessica had her student's paint on a canvas and hung them up with Command hooks(easy for next year). She got the canvases for a great price at Michael's.
Amy had her students draw, outline and color. She pasted them on a color background and cut out their names.
Katie had parents guess their child at Back to School night. I like how she didn't laminate them. Simple yet beautiful. She puts these in their school portfolio.
Hopefully, your finding a place in your class to celebrate the faces of your students.
A great big thanks goes out to any teacher who nominated Joyful Learning for a top kindergarten blog ❤❤