11 picture books to inspire young inventors and engineers...blog responses give a few more ideas as well
ZAP game / basic rules: draw a popsicle stick, do something based on what it says, if you get the ZAP stick they all go back in the jar. could be played a million different ways. this teacher uses it as a "brain break" with movements. many use to reinforce vocab (give definition, use in a sentence, etc). would be great for english or french!
Your students will love interacting with Shadow. They will learn editing skills from this classroom visitor, who is writing challenged. Children love trying to find where Shadow is sleeping as they enter your room each morning. Make learning and morning work fun with this classroom character!