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Name Art: what a fun way for kids to practice cutting, gluing, and tracing their names.

TEACH YOUR CHILD TO READ - Name Art: what a fun way for kids to practice cutting, gluing, and tracing their names. Super Effective Program Teaches Children Of All Ages To Read.

Too cute, wonder how many paint chips I could get away with taking?

Guest Post- Paint Chip Letters- Kids Room Wall Art (Tutorial

I have been seeing some cute uses for paint chips recently. I decided to try some paint chip art for my daughter's new "big girl" room.

Kids lay under a table and look at the stars.  They can write the words they read.

Lee's Kindergarten: Thanksgiving Fun and a FREEBIES! Kids lay under it and "look at the stars" then they can write the words they read.

acey Walker loves to talk. She talks all day, and sometimes all night. But when she loses her voice, Lacey learns the importance of listening.

Lacey Walker, Nonstop Talker: A book about the importance of listening. A definite read during the first week of school :) (Books That Heal Kids)

Decorative duct tape on boring plastice drawers.

"Decorative Duct tape to liven up plain drawers! Fifth Grade Frenzies: classroom organization"- I really like this idea! I have several of theses drawers myself and can't wait to try this!

Lessons with Laughter: Reading & Writing Notebooks  A great way to organize reading and writing notebooks for students.  Geared toward CAFE style but would work for traditional workshop as well.

Reading & Writing Notebooks

Writing binders - letters, stories and poems that the aw can read before meetings. A writing binder is a way to make writing fun for the students.

great diversity acrostic for a bulletin board

I love this Diversity acronym! Putting emphasis on what being different means and valuing these differences can help students feel like they belong and want to learn with each other.