In Between Laundry: Easy Bathroom Art
This Work For Hire Chores Board gives your kids the opportunity to earn money for their piggy banks!
Blank Lego Person - I have used this to have kids make characters from books, historical figures, community helpers. The kids love it! blank lego person, drawing templates, lego art for kids, lego activities for kids, book crafts for kids, drawing with kids, school activities for kids, draw lego person, lego crafts for kids
Lego Free Printable
Ways for Kids To Earn Money Around the House
Ways for Kids To Earn Money Around the House
OCS 3rd Grade-Spring 2014, photo by: Jennifer Crouch Photography
"Said" is Dead - You might notice that your readers may start to point out other types of punctuation now that you've made them aware of it. Great! Work on quotation marks next, and ask students to change their voice to sound like the characters. Linking this lesson back to tracking the moods in the story may be helpful. Just switch out moods with character traits and evidence. You may also want to draw attention to certain words in the text that describe the way in which the characters speak... school, the face, anchor charts, writing centers, creative writing, languag, writer, said is dead, kid
States and Capitals - Free Study Guide
Plants vs. Zombies creative homemade costumes - Photo 2/2
Minion Bookmarks (My kids LOVE Despicable Me!) Looks like me every time I have my hair pulled through a highlighting cap!
Marshmallow Catapult: I thought this would be a fun and great idea for students to make in class. The project of the marshmallow catapult incorporates both art and science. I remember making a larger version of this with wood in high school physics and it was a lot of fun. marshmallowcatapult, idea, craft, stuff, marshmallow catapult, fun, marshmallows, scienc, kid
Magnifying Waterscope (Bear Elective 12d) Cut both ends off the can, Stretchplastic wrap over one end, then secure it with tape. The pressure of the water against the plastic wrap bows it inward, creating a curved, magnifying lens. duct tape, educational crafts, camping, bears, coffee cans, bows, magnifi waterscop, summer science, kid
How to Make a Magnifying Waterscope
This is easier than water balloons - and the fun can go on for hours!
Lego Brownies, these look awesome, easy and so much fun.
Genius way to teach children how to tell time
Sent from reader, Melissa: The attached is a picture of my nephew, Jack, who’s a bit of a picky eater. He’s not willing to try new foods we know he will like so my mom (his grandmother) thought of something very clever. From Thanksgiving until Christmas, Jack has to try to write 30 food items [...] 30 food, happy friday, fruit, picki eater, foods, food item, christmas, picky eaters, kid
Sent from reader, Melissa: The attached is a picture of my nephew, Jack, who’s a bit of a picky eater. He’s not willing to try new foods we know he will like so my mom (his grandmother) thought of something very clever. From Thanksgiving until Christmas, Jack has to try to write 30 food items [...]
5 Tips for Creating the Perfect Cheese Platter - A Beautiful Mess
The Important Book by Margaret Wise Brown. This is a great template to use when reviewing a unit of study (the most important thing about weather, planets, fractions, etc.). Right now we're writing about the most important thing about second grade :). planets, books, templates, fractions, school stuff, writing, weather, book activities, second grade
The Important Book by Margaret Wise Brown. This is a great template to use when reviewing a unit of study (the most important thing about weather, planets, fractions, etc.). Right now we're writing about the most important thing about second grade :).
I like to use the roller coaster as an analogy for plotline, because the rising action takes so long (like climbing the hill of the roller coaster)...and after the climax (the point where you're not climbing or falling), the falling action happens fast (like coming down the hill of the roller coaster). fourth grade, anchors, classroom, middle school, anchor charts, anchorchart, fifth grade, teach, plot
Plot -- beginning, middle, end
Fabulous Fourth Grade: Anchor Charts
Retelling and summarizing... I don't teach writing, but, it's hard for my kids to write anything! What a great idea with a learning target! reading charts, writing anchor charts, anchors, reading comprehension, reading anchor charts, graphic organizers, guided reading, readers workshop, story structure anchor chart
beginning, middle & end