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90+ different Candy Land games that go with K-3 Core Curriculum! Perfect for word work, literacy stations, RTI & more!

Classroom Freebies: Need Daily 5 word work ideas???

Getting to know you...back to school activities

Rock on First-ies! {Back to school activities for Primary grades}

Just add a clipboard! My students LOOOOOOOOVED these activities! And, I did, too. No prep is a HUGE plus!

Clipboard Classroom Activities

Send those scissors through the dishwasher, instead of washing them by a hand or using baby wipes! It's a real time saver! #kindergarten #hack #greatidea

Love this! I always put out mints for conferences, but what a great idea to add the card! Parent treat for open house or conferences

Teach n' Tex: Five for Friday & a Freebie!

Duct tape spiral notebooks! Why haven't I thought of this?! Those metal spirals drive me nuts.

Kristen's Kindergarten

Accommodations, modifications, IEP cheat sheet.

Organization Binder :: IEP Accommodations Cheat Sheet

A great activity for warm-ups or early finishers!

FREE Ask 3 Before Me Sign

FREE Ask 3 Before Me Sign

A whooping 495 templates for interactive notebooks and flap books. This treasure trove of options will motivate you to create great activities for your students. The PNG images with transparent backgrounds can easily be inserted into Word or PowerPoint documents and scaled to the size of your choice. (For both commercial and personal use.)

Put painter's tape on the wall, then put double sided tape on top of the painter's tape. Stick posters, etc. on the double sided tape. In the end you can remove the poster and painter's tape without damaging the wall.

Painters Tape Trick

Definitely want to make a brochure like this because open house is such a hectic time! Lots of great ideas for open house on this blog!

Smiling in Second Grade: Open House

cheap - cool!

DIY - DIY Inspiration #2007400

Spray paint baskets to match classroom theme. Valspar paint for plastic works great!!!!

to restore dry erase boards that are hard to erase: spray a clean board with wd40, wipe dry with paper towels. the wd40 fills in the dried pores of the board that hold in marker ink, making it easier to erase.

How to Restore a Whiteboard

Pandora in the Classroom

Hippo Hooray for Second Grade!: Pandora in the Classroom

Laura Candler's Online File Cabinet with hundreds of free resources!

Laura Candler's File Cabinet

GoNoodle in the classroom. This site is full of FREE brain breaks for K-5 students!! #brainbreaks

GoNoodle Is Changing Our Classroom

Browse by grade level and subject to learn practical strategies to bring to your classroom.

Common Core Star Rubircs and Differentiated Checklists for grade one$

Do you have a problem with students constantly raising their hands when you are giving instruction? Read Solving the Hand Raising Problem to find 15 terrific tips and ideas! This post is the first in a new series on Laura Candler's Corkboard Connections blog called Advice from Real Teachers.

This looks like a great board for Daily 5 Reading and Math. This blogs has some great Daily 5 organization pics I want to check out.

Put a different colored dot on each desk in a group. When you need to have one student from each table do something, you can just simply say "Green dots, come get the papers for your table." or "Orange dots, take your table's trash to the trashcan."