This might seem elementary.but I love the quiet spray idea! Very cool teacher ideas on this site. Quiet spray has nothing in the bottle but air. This may be the smartest classroom management tool I have ever seen.
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A clip chart with a twist! Behavior management is a snap with this behavior chart. Whole-class and individual clip charts mixed with brag tags make your classroom management easy to maintain day after day.
First, blow some bubbles and, as expected, the kids pop them. Then, challenge them to NOT pop the bubbles even if one lands on the tip of their nose. Introduce the concept of self control and launch a discussion about stopping to think before you act.
First filled the bottle with about two tablespoons of rice. Then put a piece of plastic wrap under the lid and glued the lid. The plastic wrap allows to actually open the lid. Everyone will get a little sprinkle before our "Circle Time" begins!
Home Depot will cut composition books for you for free. Give each student a half. It's great for writing journals in, uses and wastes less paper, and is less intimidating when you ask them to write a page-worth of material! So clever!