Making Memories in __ Grade. "Write down anything you want the class to remember this school year. We will read the papers throughout the last week of school. (Started the first week of school. This jar is jam-packed full and we still have a few more weeks left!)
Parent Wish Jar: At Back to School night, leave out Wish Slips and have parents jot down their hopes for their child for the coming school year. Very telling, good for goal setting, progress tracking...
KINDNESS JAR When a child is unkind, they have to pick a random act of kindness. I saw this idea for teachers and a classroom but I thought it would be a great idea for home too. Children can learn a lot about acts of kindness! This site has lots of ideas to fill the jar with! http://kindertastic.blogspot.com/2011/12/light-em-up-random-act-of-kindness-for.html
Classroom Management/ Reward Idea - pick a stick and class doesn't know who that person is until the end of the day. If that person behaved in line, listened and followed directions in class with few warnings, they get a reward. If the mystery person doesn't behave their name goes back into the container.