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    Heather Fulton-Quicho
    Heather Fulton-Quicho
    Heather Fulton-Quicho

    Heather Fulton-Quicho

    chart to compare and contrast the original 13 colonies | CHARACTERISTICS OF THE CHANGING ECONOMY DURING THE 1700s

    Gem Jar - behavior incentive for entire class. ) Gem Jar - This is a classroom management idea I use to reward whole class behavior. I have a cut out of a jar taped to my whiteboard. There are also a bunch of magnetic gems. When the class WOW's me, I add a gem to the class jar. When other classes compliment our behavior in the hallway, the cafeteria, or Related Arts, I add a gem. When the class fills the whole jar, I let them vote on their class reward. We've done Pajama Day, Popcorn Party, B...

    Infographic | Presidents’ Day 2013: Which Presidents Are On U.S. Money?

    Pioneer Woman's Sausage Gravy - this is enough to feed an army! I generally use 1/4 lb of sausage and will also add other herbs like sage...

    This is a simple and easy idea for ornaments. You can paint them when they're dry.

    Make a frame from twigs and put a photo from the party in it...cute...could even do as a craft at the party for older kids

    Lots of homemade bird treats on this post, making presents for the woodland animals, hanging them on forest trees during a hike.

    Forest Science Activities for Kids. These activities get the child engaged in the science activity by using art lessons!

    Children can match a photograph of a seed to the plant or vegetable it will turn into such as a sunflower, corn, apple, or cucumber. Add your own real seeds to make this an extra special activity.

    This would be a great activity for Kindergartners to do while learning about plants. They could water their plants each day and see them grow. Plus, it looks like they are growing hair on top of their heads, too cute!

    Free First Day of School Chalkboard Printables! Easy to download! It has every grade from preschool and Pre-K through High School!

    Stone Soup Activities. Great site to find lots of educational downloads for PreK, Kindergarten and 1st grade:)

    paper-plate-shark-teeth. Next year for Shark Week!

    parking lot game -- call out a word (or letter) & they "park" the car in that place. PERFECT FOR SIGHT WORDS!

    Social Studies CAUSE/EFFECT STEP BOOK Thinking of doing this as a picture notes activity for the civil war

    My daughter is a 6th grade social studies teacher. She is always trying to find creative ways to engage the kids.

    DIY dry erase boards: report covers + colorful duct tape (could even leave 1 side open to slip paper in and out) Wonderful!

    Pledge of Allegiance in Sign Language- great way to involve movement!

    Today we present a diverse range of body books that will assist your child to explore the human body further, and perhaps answer some of their pending questions.

    Memorization Tips and Tricks from Teacher Gems!

    Skip Counting Worksheets - Counting by 2s, 3s, 4s, 5s, 6s, 7s, and 8s for elementary homeschool math

    Why didn't I think of this? Genius way to teach your kid to tell time

    Great for teaching the 7 continents! Earth Unit change back to Gods got the whole world in HIs hands!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Glad it's not in ours!

    Free BOB Books First Grade Sight Word Printables - i used these with my niece when she was 4, when she got to kindergarten, she was the most advance child there! Love these

    This resource contains first grade sight words for an entire year. Seven new words are introduced each week. There are links to flashcards and 5 ga...

    Lots of sight word activities, including a FREE printable of a cute chant for sight word of the week.

    A day in first grade: Songs for your first grade classroom - YouTube account with great first grade songs

    Sun Clock - home school room learning to tell time with classroom wall sun clock. DIY

    Step by step instructions for how to make your own huge 4 foot by 8 foot whiteboard for about $20 - it's been a FAVORITE resource in our school room!