Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Writer's Notebook

Love this Writers Notebook
I love the organization with the tabs, its neat and organized.
Click the picture to find out details on how to make :)
pin it!

Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Clothespin Tack

Clothespin Tack for Bulletin Board
Crazy glue a tack to a wooden clothespin to use for students work to pin on bulletin boards.
Easy to use, no mess and easy to change out students work :)
Love this. 

Monday, April 15, 2013

Noun Verse

Noun Verse!
Ok so this is such a great interactive engaging followup activity with using pasta and nouns.
Give each student a piece of  (shell) pasta.
They have to illustrate a picture using the pasta shell!
All my students came up with unique pictures and verses that relate to their picture!
Shown above left: turtle, right: egg

Sunday, April 14, 2013

Number of the Day!

Love this!
Number of the Day :) 

Recycle old cans into jars :)

Lets Recycle!
Ask students to bring in used cans from home.
Have the students clean the can and paint them any desired color.
Use a clear coat to seal in the paint.
Ta-Da! Free recycled containers! Enjoy :)

Monday, April 1, 2013

Weekly Progress Report

I really like this weekly progress report, esp for those students who struggle.
It's a great parent-teacher communication method as well.
Click picture for PDF file.

Writing Center Ideas

Love this Writing Center Idea!
Give students the option!
I love this because it gives the student choices on something that can spark their interest.

Friday, March 22, 2013

Math Pins!

Math Pins
Kids develop math concepts and fine motor skills as they build math facts using clothespins and craft sticks!
Another dollar store item! Cheap and interactive learning!


What a fun & interactive game to get children to write and work on math at the same time!
This can work in small groups or just a partner!
Roll the dice, write the answer, then you can have student read their answer out loud to the group!
Learning can be fun :)

Book Report

Really love this Book Report Worksheet!

Book Rack, Spice Rack!

Buy a cheap spice rack and turn it into a Book Rack for your Classroom!
Great idea for all classes!

Book "Hospital" Bin

Book Hospital Bin!
Every teacher needs one!
You can purchase a bin like this at the dollar store and just use construction paper to cover the sides for decoration!
Kids can just drop the damaged book in the bin for you to fix!
Love it! :)

Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Book Fair !

Book Fair instead of a Science Fair?
This is a great interactive idea to get students to read and have fun at the same time!
Have them choose a story to read and design a poster board about the story.
I will do this in my future class! 

Spine: Noodle !

This is sooo cool and creative!
I saw this and had to post it!
When learning about the spine, use a noodle and slice  it!
It replicates the human spine perfectly!

Tuesday, March 19, 2013

Roll, Make, Expand!

Really awesome math worksheet I came across!
Engaging + learning = success! 

Rock & Mineral Folder "Lab"

Such a great & fun idea for Science!
Use a folder and have the students cut and paste information pertaining to their experiment.
Neat idea & great organization! :)

Classroom Organization

Classroom Organization: Bins
I really like how this one teacher used bins to organize her Math Center.
The bins overhead are used to placed the student's work into, as the top bins on the upper shelf are used to store her worksheet and other files for that particular center.
Even though this is a Math center, you can use this system of organization for any grade level/center! :)