The Kids Need To Learn
Helps them understand the difference between city, state, country etc.
teachers gift - Straw dispenser turned into a pencil dispenser... Genius
Lots of great ideas for practicing letters. I will be doing this!
A paper towel holder with page protectors attached by binder rings. Classroom reference for a substitute? How about an easy access dictionary for a writing center (Add reference tabs for each letter of the alphabet)? What about a place to display student work?
quiet critters-when you decide it is important for students to be quiet pass out 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.
First week of school time capsule- stamp & date their itty handprints, measure their height with yarn, and have them fill out a little first day info sheet with their self portrait on the back. Then save 'till the last day of school and have them open it and do the exact same activity! It’ll be so much fun to see how much they grow and change this year!! Love this idea! (download sheets!)
use wrapping paper to decorate an ugly metal desk
OMG... amazing ideas for organizing everything in the classroom!!
Great resources & printables for guided reading
Tips on creating a calming classroom
Kids wear clothes pin on collar instead of taking huge pass... ESPECIALLY if they are going to the restroom. GERM SAVER!
Behavior Management Techinique: Stop signs to remind students - "Please stop what you are doing and make a better choice" behavior reminders to place on student desks when needed. Includes a link to print these out. -- Take them away when they do something good. Whoever didn't get one that day or doesn't have one at the end could get a positive behavior incentive
STOP- "Please stop what you are doing and make a better choice" behavior reminders to place on student desks when needed. Includes a link to print these out.