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Crafting Connections: Anchors Away Monday {9.1.14} A Bucket Filling Classroom

A Bucket Filling Classroom by Crafting Connections! If you didn't start out your year (all grade levels) discussing Bucket Filling, go back. it's not too late!I planned on having my own wall for buckets so this would be nice to go next to it

I love the idea of using sticky notes on the first day of school. Maybe I'll have to do something like this this year. The BEST First Day Ever!

Sticky note poster-first day activity. Confessions of a Teaching Junkie: The BEST First Day Ever!

Conversation Jenga. Fun way to learn more about your classmates!  (Picture only)

Conversation Jenga: A fun way to get students thinking and talking. Students answer a question each time they pull a piece. Could be modified for music therapy but using familiar songs instead of conversation starters - good icebreaker

Ten great books for the first week of school!

Upper Elementary Snapshots

Fantastic list of books for back to school! A nice combination of school themed books and books to supplement topics covered in class!