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Fun video to establish expectations for classroom rules! Children will learn the importance of raising hand to speak and sitting quietly and still during story time.

Our Promise To Each Other - Social Contract. To make it official, students put their "I promise" hand print on the poster. Older students could also sign their hand.

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Brain Breaks for 1st - 5th Grade

Brain Breaks by The Teacher Next Door is a set of 100 task cards filled with active games, exercises, and creative movement to help your kids regain focus after periods of sitting. These activities are not only fun but beneficial for learning. Studies have shown that brain breaks activate the mind and help to relieve stress. Plus, kids think they're so much fun! $

“Herman the Worm” is a popular children’s camp song filled with silly, fun movements. This favorite kid’s song also teaches counting, vocabulary and sequencing. Enjoy this adventure of an adorable worm that your children will want to watch time and time again.

Hey Gang! If you do this in your classroom, LMK - I want to join you ~ gretchen :-) “My Aunt Came Back” is a “repeat after me” camp song filled with silly, fun movements. Your kids will have a blast with this action song that is great for brain breaks, circle time or those bad weather days when children can’t go outside to play.

This video is a song about shapes and could be used for teaching students where shapes are in the environment. http://topnotchteaching.com/tuesday-teaching-tips/shape-song/

Turkey Time!!!!! SO much fun to play on the day before Thanksgiving vacation!!! Kids will love singing this one…and it's easy!