From Grooving Through Fourth Grade- Getting to know your students: ideas for the beginning of the school year...

toss n talk ball.fun for all adges.fun questions or task kids have to complete.must answer the question or complete the task under their right thumb. Would be great for a first slumber party game. Let the girls get to know each other.

laminated pieces of paper with pegs hot glue gunned to the top - for displaying work

Displaying student's work - laminated pieces of construction paper and hot glue clothes pins to display student work. This would be nice with scrapbook paper.

Giant clock from hula hoops

⏰Race the Clock⏰ This was a fun activity for my kiddos. I would shout out a time and whoever illustrated it correctly gained a point for their team. We used ⭕️hula hoops⭕️ to portray the clock outline.

What a fun "first day of school" activity to try! Easy to set up--and I bet the students will LOVE it!

Fun get-to-know-your-classmates activity for the first days of school - For the Love of Teaching: Monday Made It {Beach Ball Activity & Math About Me}

Conversation Jenga. Fun way to learn more about your classmates! (Picture only)

What a great idea for a youth activity: Conversation Jenga! You answer a question each time they pull a piece! This would work for FHE or even a baby or bridal shower. Or a cute date night.

Classroom helpers. Give children the responsibility of choosing or randomly put one child's name in each?

Help Wanted bulletin board. Pockets with classroom job descriptions. Write student names on craft sticks and place them in appropriate pocket. Fun and easy way to switch up student jobs throughout the year.

Phonics screening revision game

I made this snakes and ladders type game to help reinforce all the graphemes up to phase 5 as prep for the screening test. Also sneaked in some consonant blends too. I'll use groups of three with my phonics group and enlarge the document to You can.

Boggle- This is by far the most popular in my room. I got this amazing activity from Create-Teach-Share and my kids go bananas for it. I just change the letters weekly to reflect our spelling pattern focus and they go on a word making frenzy. LOVE it!

Boggle- This is by far the most popular in my room. I got this amazing activity from Create-Teach-Share and my kids go bananas for it. I just change the letters weekly to reflect our spelling pattern focus and they go on a word making frenzy

Classroom Treasures: Numeracy

Free numeracy resources for classrooms, teachers and parents. Included will be printable games and activities.

Miss Klohn's Classroom: Wonderful

Love this Back to School activity! Ask students questions about their year and have them respond on sticky notes. Gives you great insight into their thinking!

Back to School Activities: (Beginning of the Year Mini Unit): 3D Balloon Craft: 13 pages: This craft will make your classroom colorful by hanging this on your ceiling. This mini packet will help you get to know a little about your little ones while keeping them occupied on the first day/s of school. Fun to do, easy to assemble and colorful when done! ;) This can also fit to your back to school unit.

Back to school activities

BACK TO SCHOOL ACTIVITIES - This craft will make your classroom colorful by hanging this on your ceiling. This mini packet will help you get to know a little about your little ones while keeping them occupied on the first day& of school.

<b>From the beginning of the year until the end, these fun activities will get your students excited about learning.</b> You should definitely go out and get some popsicle sticks for this.

Make an

Send students who are finished with their work to the cup to pick out an activity at random so that class time isn't wasted. Easily DIY-able and gives incentives for the students to finish their work.

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