I made these calm down jars for my classroom Take a Break Kits last year! Original pin:LEGO Calm Down Jar - Lemon Lime Adventures. I used Voss water bottles (cylindrical and plastic! These jars were a huge hit across grade levels!
Writers workshop - Lucy Calkins story mountain. Students create notes on a post it forming small ideas. Students take the small ideas and paste them right into their notebook to creat a story. Yellow post it's are the who's, when's and what's of the story, blue can be 3 main ideas or a Problem and pink is a strong closing or the solution to the problem in the story.
This back to school activity is perfect for teachers who want to establish an inclusive classroom environment during the first week of school! Designed for grades it comes in grade level specific products that also include a flip book, STEM chal