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Using Beaded Number Rods to help kids visualize addition/subtraction.

Common Core Connection : Beaded Number Rods

Water Painting Writing Practice for Kids!

Water Painting Handwriting Practice - Coffee Cups and Crayons

I LOVE THIS!!!!! What an amazing idea!!! (lots of others too!!)

OMG SO Smart!! Life Hacks - Page 2 of 2 - Princess Pinky Girl

Get your students excited and motivated about memorizing their multiplication facts!

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reward system based on 'real world' -- kids earn chips for good behaviors and chores, then turn them in for things they want. they also lose chips for behaviors that aren't acceptable. (this is the chart I created for my little nanny-kids)

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TH Sound

How to teach the TH Sound

Tenzi: a fast moving dice game kids love.

Game of the Month: Tenzi

use a chart with photos of your kids doing chores to help them remember to do them daily

Make Mornings Better {through patience + planning} - Art Bar

SUPER easy and darling washi tape chore chart! Takes about 10 minutes to put together, and is really effective for the five of my kids that are using it.

Washi Tape Chore Chart |

Mama Gets It Done: Chore Chart and Reward Coupons-rewards for activity of parents' choosing

Mama Gets It Done: Chore Chart and Reward Coupons

Encourage play before technology. "How to Earn Technology Time" Free Printable from

Parenting the Connected Generation

Math facts.

Math Games for Kids: Uno Flip | Childhood101

Fine Motor- Handwriting- good activity to support Handwriting without tears

Kingdom First Homeschool

75 Fun Ways to Practice and Learn Spelling Words. Could be used for sight words

75 Fun Ways to Practice and Learn Spelling Words

Lego learning games - exploring Lego and play dough. This is a great activity for sensory play, imaginative play, letter recognition and sight words. This would be great to use in an autism classroom while learning long vowel sounds with silent E.

Learning with Lego | One Perfect Day... | Postris

Connect Four! Addition & Subtraction math game FREEBIE!

Lucky to Be in First!: Math Mania!

practice those tedious and boring math facts at home in a fun way with a beach ball! Kids will actually want to play.... I mean practice :)

Mom to 2 Posh Lil Divas: Add It Up! A Gross Motor Addition Game

an at-home reading incentive plan: next summer?

Building Wing Span: Gaming Reading

Pop balloons to do a countdown - Each balloon has a special message or activity within - I love this idea! This one is for a classroom to count down the last days of school, but I think it would be fun to do at home before a vacation, birthday, or for the beginning of the new school year.

First with Franklin: 10 Day Countdown, Baby!

Mom to 2 Posh Lil Divas: 55 Ways to Make Handwriting Practice FUN for Kids {Get Ready for K Through Play}

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35 handwriting activities for kids who hate handwriting but need the practice--without worksheets.

Handwriting Activities for Kids | No Worksheets

build a letter puzzles - this link actually works.

Printable Build a Letter Puzzles

A fun reading/ play tent for the kiddies. #kidcrafts #kidtent #playtent


Another neat way to keep B and D straight!

Life in First Grade: My Week in Review