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student's birthday pencil is removed on their birthday and it's empty by the end of the year!

student's birthday pencil is removed on their birthday and it's empty by the end of the year!

Give crazy straws to students as birthday presents! More fun than receiving another pencil and better than giving away candy!

Give crazy straws to students as birthday presents! More fun than receiving another pencil and better than giving away candy!

LOVE this! Hide Common Core questions under their seat and announce 'hot seat' sometime during the day. Whoever has a question under their seat has to answer it :) Perfect way to review/have fun!

LOVE this! Hide Common Core questions under their seat and announce 'hot seat' sometime during the day. Whoever has a question under their seat has to answer it :) Perfect way to review/have fun!

each stick has an activity that last less than 1 minute (macarena, spin 3 times, jump rope) and it used when the class starts to fade :)

each stick has an activity that last less than 1 minute (macarena, spin 3 times, jump rope) and it used when the class starts to fade :)

My Birthday is on the FIRST Day of School!

My Birthday is on the FIRST Day of School!

The Birthday Cheer!…Also, have students work on a page to create a “Happy Birthday” book for the birthday student for morning work instead of the traditional assignment that morning. Since the birthday kid doesn’t need to create a page, he/she gets to

Classroom rewards are always good!! Children need positive reinforcement and this is a good way to reward good behavior. It doesn't seem very hard to make because most of the items you could find at the dollar store or anywhere.

Classroom rewards are always good!! Children need positive reinforcement and this is a good way to reward good behavior. It doesn't seem very hard to make because most of the items you could find at the dollar store or anywhere.

Clever way to make signs stand up! Teachers... we have billions of these clips! One of those simple solutions ... hello - why ... pinned with Pinvolve - pinvolve.co

Clever way to make signs stand up! Teachers... we have billions of these clips! One of those simple solutions ... hello - why ... pinned with Pinvolve - pinvolve.co

Take their pictures for the birthday chart. {If you do it in a "line up" structure, it could be a math activity for sequencing.}

Take their pictures for the birthday chart. {If you do it in a "line up" structure, it could be a math activity for sequencing.}