Get light bulb containers from Michaels/Hobby Lobby (or if you're adventurous- there are DIY versions with real bulbs) and fill with sixlets in appropriate colors. Attach the free printable tags with bakers twine.
This product is what I call "End of the Year Awards 2.0!" This packet contains 29 academic, interpersonal, and fun awards. They are: Athlete Music Honor Student Art Attendance Manners Reading Writing Friendship And many more!!! Each award has insightful and funny hashtags!
Five cooperative learning activities that will help build your classroom community during the first week of school. Find out the activities that I have fallen in love with over the past 16 years of teaching.
Building Your Kind, Caring, Growth Mindset Classroom Community
This editable flip book is an easy way to get important information to parents for Meet the Teacher or Parent Night at the beginning of the school year. Put a magnet on the back for a quick reference parents can hang on the fridge!
Building classroom community is essential in every elementary classroom. Students need to work together all year long! This blog post has activities and an anchor chart that are perfect for fostering teamwork.
Building a classroom community is SO important! Student have to learn very early on that they will need to work together and depend on their classmates to be successful. But how do you instill them with that sense of community? Check out these great id
Guess Who? Cards are a simple time-filler activity for those times that you need to fill about 5 minutes before recess or lunch, or the end of the day. This activity also strengthens sense of belonging and community in the classroom. See this blog post for a brief explanation of how you can get started in your classroom.
First Week of School Activities Pack for 3rd grade includes everything you'll need to establish a positive classroom environment right from the start! The back to school glyph, first of the year flip book, STEM challenge, and interest inventories are sure to help you understand your new class of students in no time and will also help students get to know each other well!
First week of second grade: Reading and Math activities