Put student's names on the back of YOUR nametag so that you won't have to worry about finding the list during something like a firedrill. FABULOUS idea!!

Put your student's names on the back of YOUR name tag. This will help you during a fire drill, tornado drill, and earthquake drill so that you won't have to worry about finding the class list. Most brilliant idea ever.

Cool Down Cubes - great for students who have difficulty with anger. Using a permanent marker, write a safe "cool down" strategy on each ice cube. For example: count to ten, walk away, talk to a friend, take three deep breaths, etc. I also left a few of the cubes blank so that the students could come up with their own strategies.

Crafty Counselor Chick: Cool Down Cubes Plastic ice cubes have cool down strategies written on them (take three deep breaths, talk to a friend, go take a walk, etc.) - Take a Break Station

Calm Down Kit

When Im Angry/Frustrated Visual Calming Card- Modify simple steps to help students cope through overwhelming emotions. The visual pictures next to each step allow students to be able to do it independently.

Jack and The Beanstalk (soak beans overnight so they swell and sprout more quickly. Plant in soil, insert wooden skewer with castle and clouds (cotton balls) attached at top.

Fairytale week - Jack and The Beanstalk. soak the beans overnight so they swell and sprout more quickly. Plant in soil, insert wooden skewer with castle and clouds (cotton balls) attached at top! Defo use for Castle/Fairytale topic

This is a really fun activity to practice measurement!

Pin This activity has students measure their height with yarn. Then they display everyone’s yarn on a poster and they compare them. The students fill out a worksheet using the yarn poster.

Letter formation idea. Emergent writing. Mark Making. Teaching. Classroom. Resources. EYFS. Early Years. Reception. Children. Learning

How to spell: top 10 tricks

Spelling Use a small chalkboard and write the classes sight words. Then use a small eraser and have the students overlap the words written in chalk. Works on their motor skills needed to write the words and practices their spelling.

This noise-o-meter can help remind students what the appropriate volume should be in the classroom at specific times. This corresponds to the NYS teaching standard Element IV.3: Teachers manage the learning environment for the effective operation of the classroom. a. Teachers establish, communicate, and maintain clear standards and expectations for student behavior.

My teacher uses a Noise Meter similar to this one. The Noise Meter is a cool way to remind students the correct noise level that they should be using! You just use the paper clip and move it to the appropriate noise level the students should be using.

Question of the Day board. Would be good with an open question and children write answers on post it notes

Question of the Day board doubles as attendance when used first thing in the morning . can be used for any subject.great addition to my back to school remodel

Pre-writing activities - fine motor-strengthening: car zig-zagging

Pre-writing activities - fine motor-strengthening: car zig-zagging but add speech/language targets along the way

Consonant Digraph Garden - fun way to review phonics with kids

Consonant Digraph Garden

Help children learn consonant digraphs (/th/, /sh/, /ch/) with this fun flower activity! Students can work independently or as a class to build a classroom "garden"

Mark making dice. Roll the dice and copy the pattern. Adapt this for writing numbers by inserting numbers, or use for games with pictures of Numicon plates.

Roll the dice and copy the pattern. Adapt this for writing numbers by inserting numbers, or use for games with pictures of Numicon plates.

Decorate an old chair to create a "share chair" for students to use when sharing writing or other accomplishments - this is prettier than my share chair

Decorate a designated "Share Chair" for students to use when sharing writing or other accomplishments. 36 Clever DIY Ways To Decorate Your Classroom

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