Transition Tip to Begin Circle Time- Tutorial Video. I really like the wind chime idea before you sing the gathering song.
this is the way we ...
Little Moments: The Power Of Hello
Just put this poem in my preschool room on the back of the classroom door ;)
Classroom Freebies Too: A Transition Chant Freebie!~I can see this for Be in Your Seat for high schoolers, A count down without claps.
Must use these classroom management ideas!
Ten Tips for Circletime in the Preschool Classroom by Teach Preschool
Free Rug Rules Poster
An easy to make chart to help toddlers explore days of the week, weather and their emotions!
Management Songs /Chants: For Closing Markers: “Be sure you hear a click or your marker will get sick!” For Talking in Line: "Tootsie Roll, Lollipop, we've been talking, now we stop!” For Carrying Paper Scraps to Trash "Push the scraps into your hand. Now, make a sandwich.”
How to keep the students engaged during Calendar Math (a daunting task for sure)...some practical tips ie: hand motions, think-pair-share, student leaders, etc...
This lesson is meant for Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten, however I believe that it would be better suited for the Kindergarten-First Grade level. I believe this because there is a lot of writing involved. At a kindergarten level, some of my students cannot identify the letters in their name. On a first grade level, students can identify and write more independently.
FREE schedule cards from Cara Carroll. LOVE them- huge variety |Pinned from PinTo for iPad|
A Cupcake for the Teacher: Attendance/Bathroom/Lunch... Board
Dozens of Attention Signals to try with your students!
Tens frame practice at calendar time using Velcro and counters.
Classroom Weather chart
"It's Calendar Time! Daily Calendar Math"
Transitions Songs (for cleaning, snacktime and lining up)