Pair The King of Kindergarten Novel Effect read-aloud with no prep book activities to keep students engaged. Kindergarten students feel calm, enthusiastic, and feel a sense of community thanks to the soundscape and activities.
King of Kindergarten Activities Reign the Day
Select from over a dozen activities that support English Language Arts and Math while generating back-to-school excitement. As a result of the activities included, students will be able to:
- trace and color.
- create a new book cover.
- recreate their backpack.
- color/cut a crown.
- draw themselves on the playground.
- draw themselves and/or write how they feel.
- count, color, and/or trace numbers.
- create their own paper crown.
- create name tags as bulletin board accents.
- practice handwriting
- play games to learn about each other.
- create a checklist to prepare for school.
Each activity can be used to differentiate instruction for students, to offer them a choice in learning, or to focus on a specific skill. Kindergarteners will feel as confident as the character with these engaging read-aloud activities.
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About This Book
In The King of Kindergarten, Derrick Barnes discusses the excitement of starting school. The first days of school can be hectic and overwhelming, but the little boy is up for it! Make students feel like royalty and read the book along with the soundscape.