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Jennifer MacDonald
Jennifer MacDonald
Jennifer MacDonald

Jennifer MacDonald

Alphabet - What a fun way for Preschool & Kindergarten kids practice identifying their letters with these free printable Worksheets for kids. Kids will love using bingo marker in this Alphabet Letter Find kids activity perfect for homeschoolers.

The Classroom Key: Taking the Rocket Science out of Close Reading

Dirt dough looks and feels just like dirt, but it is moldable, germ free and CLEAN! You only need two ingredients to make it, too! {Great for playing with cars and trucks, pretend bug hunts, small world construction sites, etc}

Really good Early Years Number activity which even the boys love.

Learning boxes

Exit Ticket - great idea! Use a dry erase board with the question. Have students line up and whisper answer to teacher on the way to lunch! No paper!

a whole site dedicated to organizing your classroom....I died and went to heaven

I love these! Animated timers that you can put on the projector. Gives students a visual for the time they have remaining. Plus a fun surprise (noise cue) when time is up! :)

Classroom Finds From the Hardware Store. Check out my guest-blog post on Minds in Bloom!!!

Love this classroom! Organization to die for! Neat, uncluttered, welcoming, calm, fresh. If money no object ;) . Classroom Tour 2014-2015

A printable felt board activity for Pete the Cat and His Four Groovy Buttons available at www.makinglearnin....

60+ Picture Books and Art Project combo's by DSS

Sight word assessment. Words are typed into a power point so the kids don't get overwhelmed by the long list.

instead of a banner, use crayons glued on clothespins to display student work

Strategy Sandwiches - Today I'm excited about sandwiches! Not real sandwiches, I'm excited about the strategy sandwich. I made a Calm Down sandwich for a student, who comes at lunch to practice calm-down strategies. The ingredients represent the things that we've talked about trying when the worries start to overwhelm. We put it in a zipper sandwich bag and she tucked it in her lunch kit.

One of our jobs as teachers is to teach organization. If you have a student who is really struggling, use a copy paper box top as a drawer. It's genius and it works! No more turning the desk around.

Strengthen little hands and arms by using a potato smasher! This is just 1 of the 25 occupational therapist-approved fine motor activities you can do with your child, using items from around your house!