The Girl Who Never Made Mistakes. great for teaching that mistakes are ok...and how to learn from mistakes. So great for setting up a positive learning environment. Good for beginning of year
Use paint sticks and velcro to make an activity of putting things in order; could also use for an individual schedule for kids with autism-- very portable!
ZIG ZAG Race for finr motor control - could do this with giant high frequency words!
Using the Connect-Four gameboard to practice sight words (...could use this idea for other skills, too) Fun idea! Repinned by SOS Inc. Resources @sostherapy.
Teacher trick: Stick a cup inside the foot of a sock and have students reach inside to pull out alphabet letters, coins or any other manipulative they're using. Makes ordinary learning activiities so much more fun.
legos - such a great idea for beginning readers!
32-characteristics-of-high-performing-classrooms- a great list of things to strive for
Toss, read and write! Sight words and word families. Word work center
Fine motor activity for kids using pool noodles and rubber bands from And Next Comes L