Reading Fair Projects- instead of science fair or just as a class project...for March is Reading Month?

I love this idea. It would be awesome for right to read week with each class doing one on a special book. Cannot wait to share this idea. Reading Fair Projects- instead of science fair or just as a class project.for March is Reading Month?


20 minute crafter-reindeer thumbprint ornaments

Preschool Crafts for Kids*: Reindeer Fingerprint Christmas Ornament Craft Idea for auction basket

Make a binder for each month of the school year with ideas

Getting organized

Organize Lesson plans Curriculum organized by month in binders- now if only I could stick to one grade.

So cute! Send a Hug in the mail. This would be a perfect homemade Grandparent's Day card, etc

Grandparents Day Craft: Homemade Hug Greeting Cards!

Send a Hug in the mail. This would be a perfect homemade Grandparent's Day, Military, Daddy, Mommy card, etc.

first day of school

Third Grade first day of school -(or use as a good icebreaker for adults!) I usually do something similar, but I think I'll do it as a BiNGO board this year. Me: I use something similar with my graders as a BINGO board.

Kids can bind the books they make with a hole punch, rubber band, and paper clip -- way more fun than stapling!.

Bind Pages Together with a Paper Clip and a Rubber Band

Bind books with a hole punch, rubber band, and paper clip. Idk when I will be binding books but a handy idea

Brighten up your room with this "I am Poem" Art Project- I do these in the first month of school and then display them for Back to School Night!

The Teacher Life: Brighten up your room with this "I am" Art Project (Adjectives)

Empathy is simply listening, holding space, withholding judgment, emotionally connecting, and communicating that incredibly healing message of "you're not alone."

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Take a Break..and cool down!

Take a Break..and Cool Down

Take a break! Art Therapy style techniques -- helping kids process emotions and cool down through drawing or writing.

"Tears shed for self are tears of weakness, but tears shed for others are a sign of strength." ~ Billy Graham

EMPATHY so important for humanity. Sometimes I am astonished by the lack of empathy some people show.

We all need a soft landing and just once in a while we meet the hero's they may not even be aware that we leaned on them a little ...just to get by.... Always appreciate a friendly hand....

Sometimes I wish people wouldn't judge or put me down, and just understand what I am going through.

I wish more people could & would so this instead of making judgments based in their own, limited experience.

"True empathy requires that you step outside your own emotions to view things entirely from the perspective of the other person.

Website with classroom setups. This guy tied felt to the chair legs with rubber bands to reduce screeching and scuffs from metal chairs...interesting idea.

Classroom themes AND room setup ideas!

Empathy #positive #quotes #inspiration

" If we could look into each other’s hearts and understand the unique challenges each of us faces, I think we would treat each other more gently, with more love, tolerance and care" Marvin.

Behavior Management - when a student is "caught" being good, turned something in early, having an exceptional day, ect. you let them place their name/number in a BINGO square. At the end of the day, you pick a letter and number and that students gets a prize.

Behavior Bingo: Students write their number in a square each time they make it to the top of the clip chart. Teacher draws a number and letter from Bingo container and student in that square gets a prize.