MR POTATO HEAD CLASS INCENTIVE - Similar to the Jigsaw Puzzle idea, students work as a class to earn parts for Mr Potato Head. When he is complete they earn a predetermined class reward like an early recess or pack up early for a .
Instead of having students stand around you with questions and such, they bring their clothespin up to you and you clip it to your clipboard or desk, then they sit back down and you call them up when you're ready. HOW FABULOUS FOR Writer's Workshop!
Exit ticket poster with stickies! I really like this exit ticket poster idea. This is a great classroom procedure to implement at the end of the day to assess what the students learned that particular day.
take turns drawing cards out of a container. if you can read the sight word you keep the card. if not, the card goes back in. whoever collects the most cards wins the game. if you draw a BANG card, you have to put back all of the cards you have collected.
Number magnets to keep track of kids you allow to leave the room. Use a cookie sheet with glass stones glued to scrapbook paper and a magnet. then trim in fun duct tape! (The cookie sheet magnet board is pretty sweet for multiple different crafts.