Moon sand. Just 8 cups of flour and 1 cup of baby oil, really soft and easy to clean up.
Dr. Seuss week "Horton Hears a Who"
Books to use for teaching skills and strategies
Students wear a vocabulary word on their heads and have to walk around room and ask for synonyms, antonyms, rhyming words, etc. in order to guess their word. This could also be used for letters, numbers, sight words, and more.
take a picture of the kids every group and see how theyve changed over the year