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Fractions Are Fun!
It is INCREDIBLE. Seriously has EVERYTHING you need to teach calendar in the most cute and fun way possible!
Morning Activity at the beginning of the school year
Free color by number pages for addition facts within 20
The very hungry caterpillar visits our room!
Lacey Walker, Nonstop Talker -- A book about the importance of listening. A definite read during the first week of school :)
classroom timeline. It helps students remember events throughout the year.
This site has GREAT literacy center activities -- just print them out, laminate, and add to your classroom.
This game is VERY simple but powerful for the kids because it helps them to make those connections that 5 pennies = 1 nickel, 2 nickels = 1 dime, etc...
This is the neatest thing I've seen in awhile! Lesson on how different types of rocks are formed using crayons.
This is so much fun-- I do it with my class and they love it! However, you have to be super careful. I have a teacher friend who accidentally spilled the melted crayons on her hand and got third degree burns. She had to have skin grafts and wear a compression wrap for months. Be careful!!
tabletop biosphere from Make magazine.
The Letter Box: cut out letters from food boxes before recycling them. WORD WORK
Bass Pro Shop isn't just for fishermen! Worms are great learning tools!...No Way! Cool!!
Students can't interrupt reading groups when the light is on.
Once you have established your routine for the Daily 5 (or Daily 3) your students can begin to manage their own rotation choices. Students keep thi...
behavior board. When students do something good, pull out a stick with a number on it (1-100). When 10 numbers in a row are colored in, students get a party!
This is one of my now-favorite sites for Writer's Workshop ideas! Mini lessons, genre units (complete with publication and celebration!!), writer's notebook setup (binderized!), and more! Uh-mazing!
Shake shake shake your CVC words!
Back to School! Lots of ideas!
Oh My goodness! Everything you would need to set up centers/stations for a classroom, including the task cards and directions. Literacy Work Stations / Centers FREEBIE.
Crayons in a glue gun...Shut the front door!!! ...also has other cool links on this page...Great DIY projects!
Science Journal ideas for nearly every topic
beginning of the year forms
Do you need to spice up your weather time during morning meeting
book ideas to kick off readers workshop