painting like Michelangelo. Instead of just having sketching time- discover and study Michelangelo, how he hanged upside down while painting. This is also great for students struggling with fine motor hand writing. It builds strength in pincer grasp.
I wish I knew this tip for filling balloons with treats! 44 for Halloween sucked! to fill balloons. Instead of pinatas for parties. Great idea so that each child can pop one balloon and get the goodies inside.
An "All about me" type of class activity. Great for the students to get to know each other as well as their new teacher. Works as a back to school activity that can remain on display through the end of the year. This would be cute with music symbols.
Practice syllable counting with these free syllable cards! Count the chunks in and 4 syllable words. Nice printable to have at a literacy center or for students to work on quietly at their desks during down time.