First, he blows some bubbles and, as expected, the kids all pop them. Then, he challenges them to NOT pop the bubbles even if one lands on the tip of their nose. Introduce the concept of self control and launch a discussion about stopping to think before you act. Dustin refers to it as a "bullet" in your year that you can refer back to again and again. "Think about that time when we didn't pop the bubbles..."

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Tips for Learning Sight Words: Multi-Sensory Activities, FREE Printables, and Games!

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No more kids standing at the crayon box digging for 20 minutes to find a color they need!

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No David! and David Goes to School rule writing idea.

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David Goes to School - rules/expectations

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leaves stems roots :}

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Hope to add this clock wall to my classroom in the near future.

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Love this for home!

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I never know what to do with my broken crayons. Now I do and I can add these to my writing center!

Rainy Day Craft!

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so clever-Kids would love this

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*Power Pellets -Anytime I call out "Power Position" the students have to stop what they are doing, fold their arms, and look at me. The first one to do so quietly will get a Power Pellet (aka, one skittle). Seriously teachers, THIS WORKS! I don't even really yell the words, I just simply and casually say them and they stop. It's magic what one Skittle will do for a kiddo!

Growing Kinders

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This would be great for Mother's Day gifts from my students next year.

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Alternative to read, write, stamp- so fun!

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I love this idea and it worked really well in my classroom.

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I did something similar in my classroom last year and it was a great way to reward postive behavior. I am going do this again, but use the colored pom poms and a plastic jar. My glass one wound up broken on the floor. :-)

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I have been looking for a way to organize writing materials at the writing center. I am going to try this!

The Very Busy Kindergarten: Writing Center

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Love this idea and definitely going to try it some time in the future!

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I am going to try this with my Chicka, Chicka, Boom, Boom book study.

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I am planning on using this glyph on our phase in days. Thanks Amanda and Angie for the suggestion!

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Love the daily routine schedule

The Brown-Bag Teacher: My Classroom

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Great way to get kids to make sure their name is on their paper without nagging them about it!

Mrs. Blas' Class Blog: Class Tour 2012

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Remind your students how special they are every time they enter your classroom! 19 back-to-school classroom decor ideas

19 Back-To-School Classroom Ideas That Will Knock Your Students' Socks Off

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Ideas for iPads blog post about using the Random Fact of the Day with the Did You Know Board.

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Use paint chips on a keychain to keep track of classroom logins. | 25 Clever Classroom Tips For Elementary School Teachers

25 Clever Classroom Tips For Elementary School Teachers

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Herding Kats In Kindergarten

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