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100 language activities :: alphabet, spelling, sight words, creative writing, storytelling, language development. Multi-sensory, play-based ideas.

Turn a beach ball into a math question ball.

My 1st grade class that I was with last semester did this exact project. It allows them to grasp the bigger picture and what all they are apart of, like our entire planet. -MDB

Exit ticket organization. Now I just need to think of how to use it if they don't "exit" after a lesson...

Test Taking Foldable

Clothespin Letter Match

Quiet time or restaurant activity Put velcro dots on the ends of popsicle sticks. Kids can make letters or shapes over and over again.

I like this as a simple science activity and a way to talk about color with preKs. Plus it's just a fun activity for all the senses.

Therapeutic Playdough with Essential Oils

Activities for ages 4 and up. STEM activities {Science Technology Engineering and Math} are all the buzz in education. Kids love finding out how things work through fun, hands-on projects and teachers love knowing that they’re preparing students for their techy future. For a little STEM inspiration, check out this awesome roundup of our 40 favorite STEM activities for kids. …

Foam Playdough - You bet I'll be adding this to my aresenal of things to do on a rainy day!

Make your own flubber!

Veterinarian pretend play box

Student center folder activity with anchor chart

Love this Phonics Discover bottle for word work practice. Lots of ideas for learning activities at The Imagination Tree blog.

printable 'life cycle of a butterfly' activity. glue different kinds of pasta for each cycle.

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Shake the jar, read the word...real or nonsense? Idea is described differently on website

Happpy Dr. Seuss' Birthday! Every year, I read Batholomew and the Oobleck to the children. Together, we make Oobleck! It is tons of fun and require...

LEGO Word Family Sorting ~ Don't just sort words on paper! Sort them with DUPLO LEGO bricks. They are hands-on and very colorful! | This Reading Mama

Painting with ice chalk and oil - a simple activity that combines art and science

Snow globes! Now, I cannot take any kind of credit for this adorable project. My fab teammate made these when she taught kindergarteners and she shared with us! (however, I'll show you how we spruced it up a bit). Tell your kiddos that they will…

Discussion tables. Pick a passage from a book you are reading {read aloud, book club book, etc.} and glue it to the center of bulletin board paper and have the students write their thoughts about the passage and respond to their classmates.