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Musical chairs/books for Children's Book Week. Must. Do. This!

The Book Butcher: Children's Book Week: Kindergarten Style

how to spray paint your file cabinets and answers to other classroom decor DIY questions

Colored plastic wrap, quartered, placed over clock to show fractions, quarter hours, etc.

For all my teacher friends...Recipe for success- first day of school activity. So actually made me tear up when reading the recipe for success! Doing this for sure!

Teacher’s Talk: First Day of School

GREAT idea for homework organization---or any work that needs to be turned in! You can quickly see who is missing their work! I think paperclips with tape would be less cumbersome, but what a great idea!!

2nd Grade Stuff: Managing Your Turn-In Tray Using Clothespins

Sight Words as "Crayon Rubbings" Kinesthetic Reading! {Sulia article with additional links}

These bubble blowers are made from plastic bottles, an old sock and a rubber band. #summer #kids

Rainbow Bubble Snakes
  • Lauren

    I would do these in a water bottle and not a cup. When I did this with 1st and 5th grade, most every kid would inhale while the cup was on their mouth and they would drink the bubbles...nasty. Hopefully the water bottle would prevent that! :)

Desk arrangement all done! This is a great idea for classrooms that have desks.

First Grade Teacher Lady: Back 2 School BLOG HOP!

The Boy Who Loved Math - Teach Mentor Texts

The Boy Who Loved Math - Teach Mentor Texts

DCG Elementary Libraries: Read Across America Day, Mar. 1, 2013

DCG Elementary Libraries: Read Across America Day, Mar. 1, 2013

Life changing - how I love love love this. Great ideas for readers notebooks I'm so doing this. This teacher has the cutest notebook set up. You must check it out!

First Day of School Frame- she velcroed 1st on there so she can switch it out with 100th and last.

First Grade School Box: Happy First Day of School!

"tweaked" by Mandy Gregory from her previous nonfiction convention scavenger hunt (see her blog)

Mandy's Tips for Teachers: Nonfiction Features Update

Brilliant mother has her children work their way out of being grounded. I will be doing this

Probably The Most Clever Mom Ever

Foldables: Latest Foldable Fun. Vocabulary Battleship!

Foldables: Latest Foldable Fun

just hang curved shower rod in the corner with some shelves, pillows, and a rug

Grow Where You're Planted Preschool

Phonic Sounds - wouldn't hurt to have this on my wall with a strategy for decoding Looooong words. Even upper level students will forget their phonics when faced with a 3+ syllable word.

Phonics Educational Poster: part of our early learning range

End of the Year FUN Unit (SAMPLE PAGE) Students are challenged to read 100 books over the summer or anytime of the year. Book log is included.

Owl Classroom Theme | Classroom Theme. She matched CTP's Dots on Chocolate Border with her owl!

First Grade O.W.L.s: OWL-Standing Behavior Chart!

Camping Learning Center at Preschool with Fire Pit for Summer Fun (my dramatic play center is a campsite during the insect and spiders theme)

"Camping" Campout at Preschool

Fire-Breathing Dragon: Anger Management for Kids Click through photo for instructions on how to make the dragon. Students blow through the hole and practice the deep breathing calming technique until the breathing slows and the dragon is calm.