List of picture books that have positive messages and valuable character building lessons. (it is also fun to read through all the user comments of books they thought should have made the top 75 list.
Telling vs Tattling
Telling vs. Tattling Printable for Parents and Teachers - perfect for middle school too! Telling vs.
Summaries of some great back to school books that help you build your class community!: Summaries of some great back to school books that help you build your class community!
50 Must-Have Picture Books About Emotion
15 Books That Teach Social-Emotional Skills-by Elizabeth Mulvahill-Here are fifteen books that you can share with your students that will help them develop the skills as a human being that will enrich their foundation for all other growth.
Wish I would have discovered this idea 14 years ago! Trace their hand every first day of school . This will make me cry! Original craft is a cute idea also, but I love the idea of first day of school hand prints!
How to make homemade paint for kids crafts
First Grade Read Aloud Book Suggestions by This Lunch Rox. we should read aloud to our children/students every day. I always suggest the book be at least 2 grade levels above in order to build:interest, vocabulary, and background knowledge.
Kids' Picture Books that Teach Powerful Life Lessons - from bullying to picky eaters, these books cover a wide range of behaviors and concepts to work through with kids.
5 Simple Steps on How to Raise a Child While Disciplining Less
How to raise a happy, successful, cooperative child. It looks like my son is a mix of The Fun-Loving Child and The Determined Child.
Magnetic Chore Chart - Love the idea of the kids picking what chores they want for the day