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First Grade Fanatics

First Grade Fanatics

Goodbye gift: index cards, pencils, and a word for every letter in a child's name.

for those of you with the same class throughout the year and with younger kids, this is a great idea to show them that you appreciate each and every one of them.great for end of year gift to student/family.

How do you get home? (Transportation Display) - The Lesson Plan Diva - TeachersPayTeachers.com

How do you get home? (Transportation Display)

Creative Ideas for the Upper Elementary Classroom: Classroom Decor Linky Party

love this : classroom timeline. It helps students remember events throughout the year. Could create a school timeline also for the events of the school year!

Cute. With nurse hats perhaps!?

Using a bird and tree theme with the title "Welcome to _____ (teacher's name) Nest" is a fun title for classroom door display for the beginning of the school year. Might go nice with my new bird theme!

Queen of the First Grade Jungle...A different way to do a birthday chart...take a picture of the kids together with their date on an index card...put each picture with the month heading.

Class Birthdays display - Take a group picture of the kids holding a sign with their birth date on it, then hang it under or next to the month. Give kids date and have them put in correct order.make it math related!

Teacher-approved desk scribbling.Learn more at Polka Dot Kinders.

35 Cheap And Ingenious Ways To Have The Best Classroom Ever

Dry Erase spots - half size is perfect! Polka Dot Kinders: Last Chance & Cribs: Classroom Edition

Plastic tablecovers for Bulletin Boards. They are bright year to year without fading, and it saves some trees.

Plastic tablecovers for bulletin board backgrounds. They are bright year to year without fading, and it saves some trees. Very economical, too!

Teaching Character Traits....Such a good idea!

Great use of 7 habits of Happy kids. Instead of working on multiple behaviors allat once which can be challenging with the younger ones, I like the idea of sticking with one specific behavior goal for the entire week until it's changed.

Love this idea! take in same place at school & at home beginning and ending the school year every year

Open House - A First Grade Grand Finale

How I've grown folder for end of year - Include pictures, reading levels, and work samples from beginning and end of year. (end of the year open house)