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For kids who are easily distracted or overwhelmed by amount of work. Put assignments/responsibilities onto a paper in a file folder. Cut the file folder into thirds so that the student sees 2-3 tasks at one time. This is helpful for multi-step problems and organizational difficulties as well as difficulties with attention. Essential for students with NVLD or Processing Disorders as well as ADHD!

Small Bites and Movement

For kids who are easily distracted. Put assignment in a file folder, cut the folder into thirds. The student see tasks one (or two) at a time. This is helpful for multi-step problems and ADHD/Processing disorders.

KETCHUP folder: When students are absent, place a "ketchup folder" on their desk and slide their missed assignments inside the folder throughout the day.

KETCHUP folder: When students are absent, place a "ketchup folder" on their desk and slide their missed assignments inside the folder throughout the day. Fun and creative way of getting missed work to students who were absent

Good idea - Use nesting tupperware boxes to illustrate the concepts of House, Town, State, Country, Continent, Planet.

A Practical Way to Teach Kids Where They Live

Use nesting tupperware boxes to illustrate the concepts of House, Town, State, Country, Continent. Will use this for Where We Are In Time and Place planner.

Thinking deeper about math. "The answer is ___." "What is the question?"

Monday Made It: Getting Bulletin Boards Started!

The question is.give an answer and students come up with a question. The Teacher Studio: Learning, Thinking, Creating: Monday Made It: Getting Bulletin Boards Started!

FREE! This sheet can be used as a reference for kids to use when stuck for something to write about, a fast finisher activity, or a first week of school activity!

This sheet can be used as a reference for kids to use when stuck for something to write about, a fast finisher activity, a first week of school activity, or as a literacy center! Possible alternative to a heart map.

How to make a weighted lap band to help fidgety kids calm down,

MAKE A LAP BELT – A DIY SENSORY TOOL

SUMMARY: DIY weighted lap band to help fidgety kids calm down. CONNECTIONS: Kiddos on the spectrum needing that sensory. Have multiple in an area for kids to grab when they need it Students help make these TARGET AGE: early elementary grade

While students are working problems, walk around the room with a handful of green pens. When someone finishes the problems correctly, they get a green star and a green pen. Now they are qualified to coach and star papers for other students, and so on, until everyone is done.

While students are working problems, walk around the room with a handful of green pens. When someone finishes the problems correctly, they get a green star and a green pen. Now they are qualified to coach and star papers for other students, and so on, unt

Back To School Craft and Bulletin Board Idea

First Day of School Puzzle Mural

I would want to buy blank puzzle pieces and have each child decorate a piece or write their name, then it would be a finished puzzle! Back To School Craft and Bulletin Board Idea Could be a fun team building activity/ice breaker.

Use pumpkins to teach geography...how cool! This would be so fun for Halloween!

Week Geography: Make Pumpkin Globes! - Tape down the continents and paint the pumpkin blue. The next day, remove the continents and color them in green with marker. Put two rubber bands around the pumpkin to represent the equator and voila, Pumpkin Globe!

Such a cute owl craft using a brown paper lunch bag! (Who's Who? Owl Craft for Kids w/ FREE Printable) ~ Buggy and Buddy

Who's Who? Owl Craft for Kids

Fall Craft for Kids using paper lunch bags: Owl Craft and Writing Activity- Perfect getting to know you activity for back to school and makes a cute fall bulletin board decoration too! Can also be used as owl paper bag puppets!

Classroom Award List freebie - free certificate and list of awards for the end of the year

Classroom Awards Make Kids Feel Special!

Cute for kids to make nominations. and then give out awards. Revise accordingly. Classroom Award List freebie - free certificate and list of awards for the end of the year