Birthday blooms! The pot starts full at the beginning of the year, then each child is given their pencil on their birthday! Other cute ideas on this blog!

Such a cute idea to have already made at he begining of the school year and give to each child on thier birthday

End of the Year Poem

How I've grown folder for end of year - Include pictures, reading levels, and work samples from beginning and end of year. Other great ideas on this blog

Question of the Day board doubles as attendance when used first thing in the morning

will try this again this year

I am in LOVE with this blog post about Meet the Teacher night!! So many great tips on how she runs things including the student packets, helping hands for supplies, and treats for students and parents.

Miss Nelson is missing - activity for beginning of year.

Students work as a class to earn parts for Mr. Potato Head. They earn a class party when he gets put together.

Ways to deal with anger....great for this time of year!

Birthday Cape! Love it!

I would use this for students who finish quickly and miss a lot of problems - love this idea! Parents would know if their child was rushing through.

A must do for next year

I love the idea of each group having their own bookshelf and trash can! this teacher is so cute with her organization!

End of school year

Cute birthday idea

Make a quick bracelet for students to wear out of a scrap of paper when you really need them to remember something. Brilliant!

Random Name Selector--kids loved it last year!

End of the year student awards - I always wanted to do, but could never come up with creative awards.

You write students' names on jumbo craft sticks and keep them in a can.  Color one end of the stick green and one end red.  After they have had a turn put the green end down and the red end up.  When all the sticks are red on top you can flip them over and start again.

End of year gift for students