Enlarge student fingerprints and have kids write about themselves on the lines (About Me)

Thumbprint biography: Make a thumbprint and enlarge it on the copier. Follow the lines to add your text.

Website where you can type in text and it will turn it into a shape! (Writing/Publishing center)

Thumbprint Self-Portrait. The kids make this based on their actual thumbprint and write a narrative about themselves... how old you are, things you like and don't like, your hopes and dreams for the future

Upload photo & fill in with words about yourself

Creative Writing - About Me FIngerprint How To

Must use this tactic to make my doodles look artsy!

She is a teacher and has SO MANY adaptation ideas to help with classroom needs in special education or gen ed too.

Van Gogh...each student makes a flower for the pot

Finger Twister Game - $4.99 // I bet you could easily make this for a simple party favor. Or for tables for guest to play with while waiting for food.

Classroom Fingerprint Tree- perfect gift for teacher appreciation or the end of the year. Free printable from http://www.balancinghome.com

I really like this piece as the artist picked out certain words on the page to make his own saying. This is very interesting how the design of the drawing around the words is and the space throughout the page. This is executed very well. Very cool :)

A paper towel holder with page protectors attached by binder rings. Great idea, pictures? Or recipes? Or displaying kids artwork? Or birthday calendar?

Students use the app WordFoto to create their "wish or the world". (iLesson from Engage Their Minds blog)

Grammar flip book - I love it!!

sculpture in student's names- Love this for a beginning of the year project maybe.


Collaborative Project Each student did a head, torso or legs, and they jumbled them together for the display.

10 Principles for Effective Vocabulary Instruction (and 10 Things to Avoid!)

FREE Dolch Words & Phrases Book This is a black & white booklet I make for all of my students each year. It contains all 11 lists of the Dolch Sight Words plus the Dolch Phrases for the students to practice at home.

Sentence Writing - Expanding, adding who, what, when, where, why... I can't tell you how often this is useful to use for student (even in highschool) with ADHD