When the kids take a book from the basket they clip their name clothespin to the basket so they know where to put it away. Clever!
A great way for children to watch a seed grow. Lots of other child-friendly gardening ideas, too.
Print 6 different MESSED UP sentences and glue them onto a tissue box. The kids “roll” the box, read the sentence, write it, and then revise it. Great for a writing center!
Six Classroom Questions to start off the school year!
Cooperative Group Expectations
I love it! Students leave book recommendations for their peers.
make your own bouncy balls , plus 14 other Favorite Science Experiments for Kids
Story Bags - put a few random items in a paper bag, and kids can write creative stories about them! This would be such a good idea for independent writing.