KinderKay
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In this packet students create a healthy kid shape book. Directions are given for construction of the book through both words and illustrations. An optional idea for a fun cover is given, but the booklet can be made WITHOUT the cover. An original,
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In this resource, students learn basic map and globe skills written specifically for very young children. A teacher’s book featuring full color photographs to explain the skills is used to introduce the topics. Black line pages are included for
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In this packet, students create a book that depicts Christmas customs from around the world. The countries included are the Netherlands, France, Italy, Germany, Sweden, Mexico, the United Kingdom, Canada, and the United States. There are several
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THIS RESOURCE CONTINUES TO BE REVISED AND DEVELOPED. PLEASE CHECK IN FROM TIME TO TIME TO CHECK FOR REVISIONS AND ADDITIONS. I think that it is important for young children to learn about the great culture of Native Americans. It is also important
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This is a shortened version of the story of Christopher Columbus written especially for our youngest learners. I use the story of Columbus as a springboard to a discussion of exploration and what it means to be an explorer. A full color original
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Do you begin the school year discussing character education traits? One of the first traits that I like to discuss with my students is RESPECT. Respect is a trait that carries through all subject areas as well as recess, and lunch. Teaching children
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In this packet, children create a book that depicts what happens to animals and people in the winter. A simple explanation for how winter comes to Earth is given as well as for the terms MIGRATE, HIBERNATE, and ADAPTATION. A full color book with
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Where does our food come from? Does milk just show up at the grocery store? What grows on the farm? I have a passion for teaching kids that food does not start at the grocery store! I was inspired to write this unit when I asked my kinders WHERE
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INCLUDED: 1. An original teacher read aloud book with facts and realistic photographs of eight nocturnal animals. Animals included are BAT, OWL, FIREFLY, RACCOON, MOTH, WOLF, OPOSSUM, and SPIDER. 2. An editable student book and teacher read aloud
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In this packet, students learn that animals that lay eggs are called oviparous. Students follow step by step illustrations to create a book that depicts an oviparous animal on each page as well as their eggs. There are several animals in each animal
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This packet was written for younger children who are just beginning to understand the meaning of equal and fair shares. In this packet, students use cut paper to create food illustrations and divide into parts with crayon or marker to show the
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REVISED FEBRUARY 2015 This packet was written to be a supplement to your present Lenten instruction! Included in this product 1. Full color original book that explains Lent in a simple way for young children. The book can be
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TOTALLY REVISED! Do polar bears and penguins live together? Do reindeer live at the North Pole? These questions are answered in this fun child-created book about the Polar Regions. Students use their beginning map skills to locate the Arctic Circle
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This packet is a great addition to your Jungle unit! Your students explore the rain forest, the savanna, river, and desert habitats. Beginning map skills are included as well as easy to follow directions for how to draw or cut from paper the
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In this resource, students create a Big Book from construction paper, a group mural, a coloring book OR do all three activities! Children explore four ocean zones. They are TIDE POOL, THE SUNLIT ZONE, THE TWILIGHT ZONE, and THE DARK ZONE. The
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Children will love following the step-by-step diagrams that show how to draw the birds that they can see in their own backyards! Children will learn that the food birds eat is related to their beak shape by participating in a fun science activity
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In this LETS MAKE A FIELD GUIDE butterfly and caterpillar packet, students use their observation skills to sketch caterpillars and butterflies. Included in this packet are directions and paper for how to create the field guide in 4 levels. A
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I like to expose my students to the OBJECTS found inside the church because if students are familiar with what they are seeing, they begin to appreciate the significance of each object and church becomes easier to understand. The church items found
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In this resource, you will find everything that you need to teach fire safety as well as fun Fire Safety activities that can be put into a literacy center for Word Work. FIREFIGHTERS AND FIRE SAFETY BOOK – 15 PAGES The pages can be printed and
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In this resource, students create a book depicting the passion of Jesus from Palm Sunday to the Easter resurrection. A full color book written in simple terms is included and can be used as in introduction to the story. Students create a booklet
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I taught second grade for 7 years in a small, rural school. After a short break to raise my children, I was offered a kindergarten position and am still there many years later and loving every minute!I can honestly say that I still jump out of bed each school morning eager to begin the day with my little ones!

MY TEACHING STYLE

I believe that it is the teacher's job to inspire, but after the inspiration, it is then the teacher's job to step back and let the learning begin. Most of my student's day is spent in small groups, but I also believe that much can be learned in a large group setting, too. It is my belief that children learn the best when they are creating, so we do a lot of drawing, cutting, painting, and gluing in my classroom! I love it when my kinders come to school saying "What are we going to make today, Mrs. Feeney?" I LOVE the love notes they write to me and I love the fact that they LOVE school! I am inspired by my students and cannot think of a better way to live my life.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

2013 Women of Distinction Award presented by the Girl Scouts of Central Illinois

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

I have a Bachelor's degree in Elementary Education and have taken MANY graduate level classes in Curriculum design, curriculum mapping, guided reading instruction, gifted education, and math and science curriculum writing. I graduated from Southern Illinois University and my graduate courses have been taken at both the University of Illinois and Eastern Illinois University.

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

I have 3 grown children of which I am extremely proud! My husband is a corn and soybean farmer and I have formed some wonderful relationships with my colleagues at the parochial school in which I teach. I have been granted many blessings and for them, I am thankful! My daughter is an artist and has contributed her beautiful paintings to a few of my products. It has been fun to collaborate with her! Here is the link to my blog: Love Those Kinders Here are my collaborative blogs: Blog Hoppin iTeach Kinder