What a great positive group activity! Have one person sit on a chair in front of a white board while the others wrote a positive phrase about them. Take a picture to give to each person. A very creative and positive group activity.
Small group problem solving: "You have 2 minutes to devise a method to suspend/hold as many marshmallows above the ground as possible." Construction Materials length of string 1 bag of large marshmallows 10 rubber bands 5 straws 10 toothpicks
Early Finisher Task Cards ~ "I have my flipflop holder hanging on a hook on a cabinet door in my classroom. I punched a set of holes in each task cards and hooked then together with a ring. I then placed the rings on the notches on the flip flop holder.
Teacher Autobiography Big Book for the beginning of the year. I will have each kid make one when they are STAR student to keep with classroom books. Send them home at the end of the year (Yeehaw Teaching in Texas!
If there's one piece of math equipment I can't do without in the classroom, it's individual dry-erase boards! They are PERFECT for daily math practice! Learn how to make them quick, easy and for only pennies apiece on this post!