Cats in costumes typically have one thing in common: they are all looking at you like they are plotting your demise. Still, we can't help sticking them in elaborate getups and getting as many photos as possible before they rip them off and hide them from
Do you send Welcome Back to School letters to your students before school starts? I LOVE taking this opportunity to welcome my students to my classroom! As a parent, I also love it. My two girls anxiously await their letters each year. Last year I added something special, and gave it a technology twist. I have...Read More »
A great beginning of the year activity to get to know your students! This would make a great activity for the first week of school or as something to showcase on Open House / Back to School night! You are learning about your students and they get to learn more about each other! It's also a creative way for students to set goals, express their favorites, and have something to look back on for their school year in your grade.
Rules to this game: 2 people must face back to back. A ball will be placed in between them. Hands must be on the head at all time. Both people must simultaneously move from point A to point B without dropping the ball. It is a race against other people. The first group that get's to point B with the ball still in between them wins. If the ball ...
EDITABLE & FREE * Parent collaboration and involvement is such a key element in a successful classroom. Knowing that I really wanted to get my parents involved this year, I needed something for Open House / Back to School Night that the parents could take home and have information at their fingertips. I filled out the information, printed, and assembled! To add another touch, I put sticky magnets on the back so parents can hang it on their fridge and actually use it!