literacy center sight word activities- put the sand in a pencil box for easy upkeep and clean up! NOTE: this only works with a thin layer of sand. If you put too much the writing doesn't show up. It went over okay with my kids, not their favorite
How are you feeling today? Awesome color/bw posters to print/share/post in the classroom. Great to use to have kids talk about their feelings or the feelings of a literacy character! A-Z Feelings Poster from Kathy Ryan at
fun idea for classroom management/transitions. the "action cup!" write different actions on popsicle sticks, such as "pretend your legs are spaghetti" and have one student pick an action for the class to do each time they transition!
Response to Literature: -Charlie and the Chocolate Factory- Students invent their own three-course gum. Display with a picture of the student blowing a bubble (cut hole through their mouth and hang a marble balloon through).