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Beginning of the year

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Beginning of the year

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Mentos Geyser

Mentos Geysers - I Can Teach My Child!

Lend a helping Hand - Open House - asking for donations

Head Over Heels For Teaching: Open House

'I've been bubbling with excitement to meet you' - Back to school gift for students

"Would You Rather..." Questions | Fun Get-To-Know-You idea for the first day of school! I did a force choice question 8 times - and then had the students predict how many different variations there could be. (2^8) We then discussed what this could represent... coin tosses, true/false tests. Great way to have fun and do math on the first day!

Exploing "Would You Rather..." Questions | Minds in Bloom

"All About Me" {Beginning of the Year Activity}

Meet the Teacher Night Treat for parents...hopefully the message will be meaningful :)

The Great Pencil Challenge (managing pencils!) Amazing idea! CAN'T WAIT TO TRY!!!!!! :)).

Quiet Critters - when you decide it's important for students to be quiet, pass out the quiet critters. Take them away from students who talk. At the end of the activity anyone who still has a quiet critter gets a prize, point, whatever you use. Brilliant!

Teaching Chick: Monday Made It #3!

Making Memories in __ Grade. Now this, THIS is a cool idea classroomcollective: Making Memories in __ Grade. “Write down anything you want the class to remember this school year. We will read the papers throughout the last week of school. (Started the first week of school. This jar is jam-packed full and we still have a few more weeks left!)

First day "about me by the numbers" activity

Live, Love, Teach: This is it...

Apples for the parents...this is cute, thinking I'll put it on the desks during parent orientation :)

Kindergarten Cupcake Crumbs

Freebie! This form is a great way to let your students and parents know what work was missed while their child was sick! Attach it along with the student's make-up work and you're good to go!

We Missed You! Student Absentee Form *Freebie*

Celebrity of the Week


Kate's Science Classroom Cafe

How to Make Wordle Bookmarks - great for end of the year gifts - or as an authentic extension to a lesson on adjectives or character traits

Mrs. Rios Teaches: Wrapping Up a Great Year and Wordle Bookmarks!

Secondgradealicious: Beginning of the Year Read Alouds! So excited! Teach your students that they don't have to be perfect!

First day, name bubbles. Student writes their name in bubble form, then fills in with words and pictures that tell about them.

We read "The Crayon Box That Talked." On the crayons, each student wrote about how they were different from everyone else.

Great idea for beginning school year writing prompt. have on bulletin board for back to school night SDC12628.JPG 768×1,024 pixels

Tales of a Teacher: Hopes and Dreams take 2

a great reminder for students!

Loads of Meet the Teacher/Open house ideas here!!

For Back to School Night! Will need to tweek a little but LOVE it!

Puzzle Piece Table Seats - a fun way to add a team building activity to new table seats in the classroom! Possible first day activity for finding your group partners.

Add duct tape to pencils to keep them from disappearing :)

Avoiding first-day mistakes for new teachers.