The Recess Queen -great for teaching recess expectations at the beginning of the year--- Book is read aloud with page turning signals! Enjoy!!!

Curing the Blurts-- love these expectations and strategies. Read at B.O.Y each year.

▶ The Recess Queen By Meghan - YouTube

Quiet or Loud- perfect video for beginning of the year! Hooray for the person who made this!

Teaching Expectations--noise level. Sigh.

The Recess Queen By Alexis O'neill. A terrific read providing powerful insights about playground bullying! This book with its wonderful rhyming text, vibrant illustrations, and engaging story line will cause classroom and playground bullies to reflect on their behavior!

Classroom Manners - Can You Teach My Alligator Manners? - Disney Junior Official

Teaching empathy. This one will get some good discussions going for sure!

Pixar - Tennis Commercial...could use for teaching about gossip and rumors. (play on mute)

Finger Twister Game - $4.99 // I bet you could easily make this for a simple party favor. Or for tables for guest to play with while waiting for food.

read aloud for community building at beginning of school year

Whole Body Listening lesson idea - from the blog Speak Listen Play

The Recess Queen Activity (objectives: respect, being a friend, assertive vs. bossy)


Just found out about this website... amazing!! Favorite Resources for Addressing Academic Concepts

Best youtube teaching videos :)

Molly Lou Melon

Read this book before 1st project of the year!

Counting by 2s song from Have Fun Teaching---I like that it shows the numbers too as it counts

Books • Little Monkey Calms Down

The Kissing Hand read aloud on YouTube.