One minute activities to get the kids' blood pumping and to break up seatwork time. Perfect.

One minute activities to get the kids' blood pumping and to break up seatwork time. Perfect.

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19 Ridiculously Simple DIYs Every Elementary School Teacher Should Know

Brain Breaks can be just what you need to help wake up the brain and body!  {Free Printable with 30 ideas to get blood pumping and improve focus!} fun little breaks that get pulled out at random times to wake up lethargic brains and bodies!

Brain Breaks can be just what you need to help wake up the brain and body! {Free Printable with 30 ideas to get blood pumping and improve focus!} fun little breaks that get pulled out at random times to wake up lethargic brains and bodies!

Here's a terrific idea for handing back papers. Students check their "mail" each day or once a week to find their graded work.

Here's a terrific idea for handing back papers. Students check their "mail" each day or once a week to find their graded work.

Don't you love that warm, fuzzy feeling?! The jar says: Do something kind and get a warm fuzzy. Put it in the jar. When the jar is full you get a class party!

Don't you love that warm, fuzzy feeling?! The jar says: Do something kind and get a warm fuzzy. Put it in the jar. When the jar is full you get a class party!

This would make a great procedure (Harry Wong). Count to five or hold up one finger at a time when the class needs to refocus. Discuss what occurs for each number at the beginning of the school year and eventually the reaction will be automatic.

Give Me Five Behavior Management Posters

This would make a great procedure (Harry Wong). Count to five or hold up one finger at a time when the class needs to refocus. Discuss what occurs for each number at the beginning of the school year and eventually the reaction will be automatic.

I thought that this was a unique way to organize assignments that are turned in along with what needs to be copied and filed.  Not only is it super creative but it also keeps your desk from becoming a black hole of papers that I have seen while volunteering in an elementary school classroom.    ~Laura Wilson

I thought that this was a unique way to organize assignments that are turned in along with what needs to be copied and filed. Not only is it super creative but it also keeps your desk from becoming a black hole of papers that I have seen while volunteering in an elementary school classroom. ~Laura Wilson

Turn a Cardboard Box into an Epic Marble Run - Great engineering challenge for kids.  Fun group activity to see what each group comes up with!

Turn a Cardboard Box into an Epic Marble Run

Turn a Cardboard Box into an Epic Marble Run - Great engineering challenge for kids. Fun group activity to see what each group comes up with!

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