This poster,by Marisa Curtis of First Grade Glitter and Giggles, can be used in a poetry folder, on a meeting board, or math journal to reinforce coin value. Students can practice singing or reciting the Money Song to strengthen both coin recognition and coin counting objectives. ...
Simple Wood Crafts for Your Kids
These easy-to-make wood crafts will have both you and your little ones creating animals out of wooden clothespins and train tracks out of Popsicle sticks. Time to start crafting!
20 Ways to Keep Your Students' Attention
As the end of the year approaches, it can be more and more challenging to keep your students' attention. Brain Breaks are important, but there are plenty of things you can do within a lesson to keep kids from day dreaming...or worse yet, nodding off. Here are some ideas: Desk Switch: Students have ten seconds (count down from ten) to find another desk to sit
“30+ Sites for Students Who Finish Early” has been a pretty popular post. 10,000+ views! This tells me that teachers (including me) need enrichment sites for students who finish early or for their...
Works For Me: Teaching a Child To Hold a Pencil
I cannot take an ounce of credit for today's little tip--my son's preschool teacher taught it to me years ago. It's such a good one, I couldn't keep it to myself. You probably know how hard it can be to communicate to a child exactly how a pencil should sit...
Clothes Pin Words
A while back,I whipped up a little game for my kids to practice making words. I used a photo of them playing on the floor with it in this post over here, and several people have commented on it and asked about it. The cards are actually name tags from this site. I printed them out, glued them to cardstock, and wrote in the name of the drawing on each tag. I laminated them so that my two year old wouldn't destroy them in the first 3.2 seconds. Then I wrote the letters on some clothes pins…
Collectie: Leuk om zelf te maken, verzameld door Michelje op Welke.nl
Collectie: Leuk om zelf te maken - Beelden die me inspireren om lekker zélf aan de slag te gaan.. Verzameld door Michelje op Welke.nl
Eggheads with cress hair - NurtureStore
We make these Eggheads with cress hair every year because the kids think they’re so funny. If you get them ready four or five days beforehand they will have grown a full head of hair ready for the Easter weekend – which you can then snip off to enjoy with an egg sandwich. Eggheads […]