Take your cup and place an empty toilet paper roll inside. Now place your popsicle sticks inside the roll. Now you can pull from inside the roll. After you call the student, place their popsicle stick on the outside of the roll. * If there was a student that you think you might want to call on again just place them back inside the roll. Now students won't know who you're going to call on. They'll just think you're putting all the names back into the cup! So brilliant!

Straw Structure Design Samples.The Challenge is to build the tallest structure with 50 straws and a small roll of tape. The structure must be able to support a 200g orange.‌‌‎

Toilet Paper Roll Crafts

I won't use this in the high school, but this is honestly brilliant for elementary school. I so wish I used this in kindergarten.

***LOVE THIS IDEA: I picked a stick and they never knew who that person was until the end of the day. If that person behaved in line, listened and followed directions in class with few warnings, they got a surprise out of the treasure box and their name went up on the wall of fame..if the mystery person did not behave their name went back into the box or whatever I had and it was never revealed. FREAKING GENIUS!

Sandy Toes and Popsicles: Back to School: Homework Caddy Tutorial

Synonym rolls, love this!!

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Popsicle trays make great crayon holders!

Call and Response Attention Signals

I am going to have to try this...

students remake as Respect Yourself, Respect Others, Respect this Place and use the same locations

Places That Give Teacher Discounts

paint sticks 2 different colors so that after you call on someone, you turn their stick around and it's a different color so you know who you've called on.

(Free) Secret Student Form... pick a student in the morning and place their name in the container. At the end of the day, pull out the name...Primary Possibilities

Have each bin labeled as pictured and run everything off the Friday before - that way it's in place and ready to go for the next week! Easy, peasy!

Pinner says, "It can be soooo time consuming to answer the questions...Can we use markers?, Do we turn this in?, Is this a talking activity? I love using these assignment choice signs to answer those questions without me doing the work. Once I give directions for an activity, I quickly place checks and X's by the cards and my students know exactly where to look for the answer."

good for place value

The "I'm done!" jar. Love it!

What a great idea for turning in papers! Students can't "peek" at papers turned in before theirs. I love it!