Using Google Slides in Kindergarten for Distance Learning

I thought I was tech savvy before all of this quarantine and distance learning happened.
Boy, was I ever wrong!  There's sooooo much to learn out there!
So I have made it a goal of mine to try and learn some new (and manageable) things - because let's face it - between prepping and planning for distance learning, communicating with my students/parents, working with my own kids at home and, oh, you know, daily household chores (like cooking AHHHH!) it's TOUGH!!!

I'm tackling using Google Slides as a way of both teaching lessons and allowing students to practice skills.
This week we are starting with addition as a focus in math.
I created a fun, interactive "Distance Learning - Addition" Google Slides activity and just uploaded to TpT if you'd like to check it out.

Students can drag the images to the middle, count and type the answer.
Here are a few other ones if you'd like to check them out:

This past week we started our "Photo Friday" activity -> each Friday we ask all students in our class (as well as educators!) to upload a photo of their favourite activity they did with their family.
I posted a picture of myself and my children playing board games (for privacy issues I just added the game picture in the editable Google Slides to download for other teachers).
Students can upload photos with or without their faces - we let parents know that the slideshow is only visible to students in our class.
The feedback has been amazing!  Students and parents love this idea as a way to stay connected and see what our friends are doing while staying home.  We will be doing this every Friday!
I've had a lot of requests to upload the Google Slideshow so you can try this with your class too.
It will prompt you to make a copy first so be sure to save/name it where you remember.
Click the picture below to download this Google Slides activity for FREE.

This is what it looks like when you add a slide and input your photo/writing.

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