Put your kids to work by turning chores into a fun game. | 36 Little Hacks That Will Make Parenting So Much Easier

And snap! The job's a game! Good way to introduce kids to chores. I'll be glad I pinned this one dayAnd snap! The job's a game! Good way to introduce kids to chores.

a great fine motor activity

Fine Motor Activity to Keep Kids Busy When You Need It

This activity is a great way to keep kids busy - just rubber bands and a soup can from the pantry! Site also has other fine motor skills activities.

Alphabet museum. Collections of found objects beginning with each letter... Hang on bulletin board?

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Alphabet museum: Inspired by Montessori alphabet boxes. Imagine the buzz when your students come into the classroomroom and discover a new item in the museum, or two items that have switched places overnight . excitement in learning!

How to make sensory bottles for babies and toddlers. DIY discovery bottles for sensory play.

How to make sensory discovery bottles

Check out this wonderful activity that encourages balance, motor planning, coordination and body awareness.  Weaving through a rainbow by Teach Preschool

Weaving through a rainbow

Weaving through a rainbow- Fun activity that encourages balance, motor planning, coordination and body awareness. Teacher read “A Rainbow of My Own” by Don Freeman to go with the activity. Great pic as well, can be a group activity

Creating Forest Faces & Mud Monsters from TheBoyAndMe (",)

Creating Wild Art: Forest Faces

Creating Wild Art: Forest Faces, Mud Monsters, whatever you want to call them! A cute nature craft to personalize your backyard.

What's the story behind this? What happens next?

Writing Prompt: Explain this unfortunate situation. <-- i'm kind of imagining a worker on the second floor of a department store getting angry and slamming a dummy's feet through the floor.

awesome Science area

Set up a "Nature Table" to display all the treasures found on nature hikes. great for scientific observations. {The large leaf is from IKEA.} Smith nature walks might be great to fill up your science center

{ Paper Plate Jellyfish Craft }

(Jj is for Jellyfish) { Paper Plate Jellyfish Craft }Students make this craft, Hang at various heights from the ceiling and put fic and non-fic books display underneath.

behavior management

When all else fails, spray Quiet Spray into the air! ~~ 27 Attention-Getters For Quieting A Noisy Classroom

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What Makes Sound

(Science) Sound ideas could be extended for elementary children to talk about sound waves and how they work (add in tuning forks, etc.

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