First Grade and Flip Flops: A New Linky on Classroom Management and Other Things!

I've used toddler call/response that use motions to get their attention. They work. Though, I would absolutely never ever use the McDonald's call/response.

Social Skills books for kids! You can NEVER have too many books : )

A list of 25 books that teach social skills; from preschool through elementary. I love her idea of having a poster and book for each social skill she wants to teach in the classroom.

kindergarten classroom rugs | Preschool Classroom Management/Discipline

Turkey Craftivity / Graphic Organizer for Thanksgiving Read Alouds

Free Rug Rules Poster this will help managing rug time with respect, manners, and guidelines. Most students think rug time is play time so this will be a great way to manage rug time.

Ideas for encouraging positive behavior in your class.

freebie friday and good character bingo

Mrs. Ricca's Kindergarten: Classroom Management

Line Up Songs Cards (Freebie) - Clip together on binder ring. Choose a card or have the line leader choose each time your class lines up.

At the beginning of the school yr -- do a sort (i.e., music class, recess, test...) and the kids have to say what level the activity would go under

Teaching Volume Levels

"Give Me Five" and "Whole Body Listening" are powerful classroom behavior management strategies to get the attention of your students immediately.  This is a set of posters to help you use these attention grabber signals using engaging visuals. Includes 2 color and 2 blackline masters.

Whole Body Listening Give Me Five Posters, Back to School, First Week of School

"Give Me Five" is a powerful classroom/behavior management system to get the attention of your students right away. This is a poster to help you use this attention grabber signal in your class visually. I have included a color and a black and white copy.

Kindergarten Acrostic for Good Behavior: TOGETHER (from blog article with 20 different classroom sets of 'rules' from PreK to early elem)

Posted Classroom Rules: Fine Motor

Reward Cards that don't require stocking a treasure box!

Classroom Management - Reward Coupons -Music choice -Raffle entry -Swip Swap Seats -Class game time -Hippy Chair -Lunch with Ms. Kern -Show and Tell -Teacher's Desk -Computer activity *When each student gets 5 points they can get a coupon on "trading day"

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