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Secret Sight Words ! sight word reading activity with paint

princess and the pea art - this is a great site with all types of art lessons for children (and their not so artistic parents). All the Princess and the Pea mattresses shown in this thumbnail are done by a group of average third-graders who followed her lead! ♥

Princess and the Pea Art Lesson

sight word graphing

The Moffatt Girls

Free Dough Mats for Counting to 10. Create flowers, apples, pears, peaches, cherries or whatever kind of tree you want while building fine-motor skills, number recognition and one-to-one correspondence.

Life Over C's: Free Dough Mats for Counting to 10

"i am" boards ... great for teaching adjectives ... character education

A new adventure...."little brave girls" - Brave Girls Club

5 Conjunctions with clips - compound sentences! You can use this with my game/task cards for sentences! Pictures support learning at Looks-Like-Language!

Conjunction . . . junction

teach a child to tie their shoes using a jump rope so they can see a larger view of what is happening.

Montessori For Learning: Tying Shoelaces

Bloom's revised Taxonomy with verbs!

Bloom's revised Taxonomy with verbs!

Dish Brush Dandelions Craft for Kids - Fun for a summer art project!

Do It Your Self...

trends4everyone: Do It Your Self...

10 Crafts for Boys

Come Together Kids: 10 Crafts and Activities for Boys

Personalized Bookmarks- neat start to school gift ..... Put library barcode on back and it doubles as their checkout card too! Great center idea for first time in the library, too!

I saw one of our kindergarten teachers playing this game, and had to find a way to use it in my class. They LOVE it! We used it to review our spelling words. I choose one King or Queen at a time to come sit in the royal throne. They put on a crown with a little pocket in the front. I put one word in the pocket, so they can't see it. The class spelled the word, and the King/Queen had to guess what the word was. In Kindergarten they did it with sounds. The class said the sounds in a word, and t...

Ed and ing endings. Great idea for the "Fix this sentence" class activity. Better than the white board!

Great Ideas for the beginning of the year. I love the "1st day of 1st grade" photo frame/writing activity. Also great ideas using photos of students to teach procedures.

CUTE activity for kids to make goals for New Year

SMARTboard (ease into first day of school) "First Day of School! First Day of School!" Even high schoolers would love this!

Free template to create model to show earth orbits the sun, the moon travels around the earth.

I made mats like this and my class loves to play. We keep score on the board for who wins each 'hand'. I call out, "Draw 2 (or 3) cards and make the least/greatest number possible." I also made one which includes thousands, for later.