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Science experiment 'testing sunscreen'- test multiple sunscreens on a black piece of paper, leave in sun for a few hours, the sunscreen that works the best will retain the darkest color. Good summer science activity

Main Idea/Details Give each group a bag to figure out what their main idea would be (ex: baking a cake) Includes graphic organizer to fill in main idea of the bag and supporting details

The Teacher in Me: Main Idea and Supporting Details Fun Activity

Introducing fractions with the newspaper dance, kids use the newspaper as their dance floor. They must stay on their dance floor as it gets smaller by halves.

Great stations to put on during class

Hippo Hooray for Second Grade!: Pandora in the Classroom

We are Finding Proof and Becoming Detail Detectives!

First day "about me by the numbers" activity

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

Sticky Note Bookmarks--Great way for students to faux annotate while they read books.

Upper Elementary Fun!: It's Already 2014?!?!

During quiet reading time, just have the kids flip their chairs around and give them pillows to lounge on. | 35 Money-Saving DIYs For Teachers On A Budget

35 Money-Saving DIYs For Teachers On A Budget

Cover six-pack holders with duct tape to use as supply holders. | 35 Money-Saving DIYs For Teachers On A Budget

35 Money-Saving DIYs For Teachers On A Budget

Need a quote for an assignment, newsletter, or inspiration? Check out this site that has quotes chosen especially for the classroom - nothing inappropriate or irrelevant. Makes it way easier to find the quote YOU need.

Science for Kids: Gummy Bear Science Great for inroduction of variables {Would e great for getting students used to recording observations, etc)

Science for Kids: Gummy Bear Science

Love this saying for my classroom.

Love this saying for my classroom.

Beginning of the year #math activity to get the kids thinking mathematically and interested in numbers again! Blog post via Shut the Door and Teach

Shut the Door and Teach: Figure Me Out Beginning of the Year Math

How to make Rock Candy ------ This page is full of great experiments you can do with kids. Plus, rock candy of course.

Science on a Stick: Rock Candy

Melting crayons in the summer sun. Another activity for solar week

Six Word Wednesday

Students have to write in a log every time they do not turn in their homework on time and explain themselves. This helps teachers keep track of how many times the same student does not do his/her homework, makes students think about why they did not do their homework, and establishes accountability.

Teach Bake Love: No Homework Binder

This is so much better than a concern/problem box.

Third Grade Galore: Favorite Pins Friday

Wear an old sock over your shoe. Go for a nature walk. Remove sock, spritz with water & put into a ziploc bag. Hang the bag in a window for 2 what GROWS! Very cool! Also check out Mrs. Drake's webpage for science resources. It's a GOLDMINE!

Mrs. Drakes room -SCIENCE

Reading is... (collection anchor chart...create over time throughout the year as we discover what reading is)

DIY Bohemian Rainbow Wedding: Jenn + Matt

Let THEM Make Those Math Connections (Blog Post) When students make the really amazing discoveries about patterns in math, it is so much more meaningful, and it STICKS with them.

Let THEM Make Those Math Connections!

Paper plates to help tell time concepts

A Place Called Kindergarten: Writing Workshop - Alliterations

Moms Valentine craft, handprint flower

Fractions on a number line