Alphabet Old Maid & Concentration Cards (Uppercase & Lowercase Letters)
Students practice letter recognition and matching uppercase and lowercase letters while playing 2 favorite card games - Old Maid and Concentration. 4 ways to play each card game for a total of 8 differentiated games.
Don't Eat the Marshmallow- 1st day of school activity
This is a wildly popular first day of school activity. It has been downloaded over 20,000 times. It was so popular at my middle school last year that teachers did this activity with their students on the second day of school because of the number of student requests.
Classroom organization is important! My teacher binder helps me stay organized all year. Here are some of my favorite tips and ideas for putting together the best teacher binder. See my lesson plan templates, teacher binder covers, and more! (I can't live without number 5)
Name Kits: Tools for Teaching Young Children Their Names