Using a top secret theme to give children service assignments. Teaches serving in a fun way. Children are given a top secret envelope that includes a list of service ideas. tHe fiCkLe piCkLe: Secret Service (Activity Days Activity)
I had forgotten about this group-work time strategy: Collaborative posters - Each student has one colored marker. Students are not allowed to swap colors with other students. Teacher can assess at a glance who contributed what to the activity.
Holy cow, 271 pages of Post-it activities for teachers. This might be a pin now, read later. This is a cheap, easy way to get students up and moving while still learning and it gets them thinking of different types of questions to ask. Love post-its!
Magnetic Puzzles - stick a little magnet onto the back of each puzzle piece, then put together the puzzle on a cookie sheet! Great way to keep from losing puzzle pieces, easy clean-up, and great for car trips!
Emergency Sub plan kits! A whole day's worth of plans based around a book. What a genius idea! Now I don't have to drag myself to work sick! (So, I teach middle-school math, but a lot of my friends teach elementary school.
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