Salt & Watercolor Painting -wet paper - dot/splash with bright watercolors - sprinkle with salt - when dry, brush off salt - instant masterpiece

Painting with watercolor and salt. Wet paper, paint with bright watercolors, then sprinkle with salt and wait to dry. When dry, brush off salt and you have an instant masterpiece. Cut it up for bookmarks or frame.

Ribbons and hoola hoop-could hang over a  reading center in classroom

How to make a ribbon chandelier! (Hula hoop & ribbon) party decor or in a kids room! Or make a huge one from a hoola-hoop and keep it hung from a tree or patio area for the kids to enjoy and play with --

DIY kids grocery store/market place.

DIY kids grocery store/market place - I don't have space for the whole thing but the scale gives me ideas!

Use curtain rods taped to the book cases, a curtain, and twinkly lights to create a more cozy book area for the class library. SOOOO cozy!

reasding nook -- Play-Based Classroom: Reggio-Emilia: How To Bring the Most Out of Your Early Learning Environment

environmental print pocket chart

Literacy Beginnings Chapter 5

Nice! This is a good way for me to have books on tape for the kids to choose from!

Clutter-Free Classroom: Listening Centers - Setting Up the Classroom Series Partner with the shower caddy organization for player/headphones pin/idea. Great to organize the books with their tapes!

Morning Meeting ~ the greeting

Morning Meeting ~ the greeting

"Morning meetings set a positive tone at the outset of the day, help students feel safe and welcomed, teach routines, foster positive communications, and allow opportunities for students to share ideas.

kindergarten writing

Kindergarten Writing Rubric- Could have kids use this for self assessment to decide what level they are at and what they need to do to get to the next level! They can SEE if they need spaces, ending marks, to hear more sounds in words, more detailed pics.