The first day of school is as exciting for parents as it is for kids, and if you're a mom who takes pictures each year of your child's first day of school, you're probably looking for a way to make it extra special. This easy back to school photo prop can be done in only 5 steps, and is a perfect summer craft to do with your kids. DIY here: http://www.ehow.com/how_12340644_diy-back-school-photo-prop.html?utm_source=pinterest.com&utm_medium=referral&utm_content=freestyle&utm_campaign=fanpage
Painting the snow in the water table ( a warm way to play & explore)
Sensory painting with spaghetti brushes. The kids have the choice to get messy or not. So fun to paint the unconventional way.
Silky soft play dough for kids using 2 ingredients1 cup conditioner (cheaper the better) 2 cups cornflour/cornstarch Glitter (optional)
sensory activity. love this idea.
Kids who hit: Parenting tips from growing a jeweled rose. Think I might need this in the near future!
DIY Quiet Blocks - cut up a pool noodle. Brilliant!
Great Thanksgiving kids craft for toddlers, preschoolers, or elementary aged kids using cereal and a latex glove to make a turkey.
Great for behavior/classroom management-Buy a role of tickets (available at Office Max); during instruction or anytime in class pass out tickets to students who are quiet, following rules, etc. Students write their name on the back of the ticket and place in a basket for an end of day or mid day drawing. Students' names who are picked can pick from a small treasure basket.
Pandora in the Classroom
*The blog post that the link goes to has a few good classroom ideas. But I love the attention getters in the picture!
Banana Hot Dogs
BEST management technique EVER to get kindergarten students attention immediately! attention grabber!
sponge ice pack!
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Ideas for organizing study stations for your children and even your own classroom!
Could get dark curtains (so one can sleep and one can study)
3 children’s workstations were built-in near the kitchen table plus a couch study area. I like the "all purpose room" vibe here. But three work stations? My kids can learn to share.
Study room for children
Kids Room Designs and Children's Study Rooms
That's the damn truth.
21 creative consequences . . . all I can say is that I'm glad my Mom wasn't on Pinterest when I was a child! some of these are really clever ideas....I will definitely be trying some of these
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