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Confessions of a Teaching Junkie: The BEST First Day Ever!

I love this idea and the fact that there are different sticky notes used! Confessions of a Teaching Junkie: The BEST First Day Ever! I may have to use this for the first day/or back to school after winter break

Figure Me Out! "All about me" math activity for beginning of the year or any time of the year!

Figure Me Out! "All about me" math activity for Open House.Fourth Grade Fun in Florida: Figure Me Out!

I don't want to jinx it, but from what I saw today... I have a GREAT class!!!  I am so excited! I am sitting 19 students right ...

Idea for the first week of school: "Peek Face Portraits" with the student's face and goals for the year.

FREEBIE!!! About me page! A fun keepsake for parents, and a great back to school get-to-know-you activity!!!

About me page! A fun keepsake for parents, and a great back to school get-to-know-you activity! -- cute idea for first day of school board

Easy.. Create each child's name on computer, put inside a sheet protector....when making their name-----make first letter green..green means go.. Last letter red.. Red means stop. Provide lots of capital and lowercase letters to manipulate. Write your own name or a friends name

Create each child's name on computer, put inside a sheet protector.when making their name-----make first letter green. Last letter red. Red means stop. Provide lots of capital and lowercase letters to manipulate. Write your own

Sugar Aunts: Improving Scissor Skills with Play Dough

Improving Scissor Skills with Play Dough

By The Sugar Aunts: Use Playdough to address scissorskills: Bilateral hand coordination, line awareness, strengthening, scissor positioning, open/shut motion.

Following My Heart to First Grade: Wonderful

First Day Activity~ Get to know your students and find out THEIR expectations! Just need sticky notes and poster board! I absolutely love this idea. I might even add a silly photo of myself. What a great way to assess the beginning of school. Then, I cou

A quick survey to get to know your students. Use it at the beginning of the school year, after breaks, or open house and meet the teacher nights. If you get to meet your students before the next school year, this would be helpful too!

These surveys are a great way to let me learn more about my students and can be a reference I come back to throughout the year while planning lessons and other activities.

A Love for Teaching: beginning of the year. I want to give this to kids at the open house to bring on the first day!

All about me bag: beginning of the year. I have been using this all about me bag for a homework assignment for the first week of school.

This family STEM challenge is perfect for open house or back to school night!  kindergarten | ideas | for parents | activities

This Family STEM Challenge was a BIG HIT with families for Open House at my school. Just add dixie cups and let parents and students work together to build a

Back to school freebie - a great get to know you for High School students.

Espresso Yourself

Have students fill in the "espresso" with info about them and then cut out the espresso for a bulletin board.

Open House with a few FREEBIES!

Open House with a few FREEBIES

remind 101 Freebie: App that allows you to communicate with parents/students via text/email. Would be good for quick reminders. No phone numbers are shown both ways!

Parent wish jar at Open House/Parent Night!

This past week, we had our kindergarten night and open house. This was the first time we met our new, sweet students and their parents.