Lego Fraction game: Love this example for students who are into Legos. This is a great way for students to learn commonly used fractions in an exciting way. It supports the NCTM standard of representing commonly used fractions.
Dinosaur week: Fun & Simple dinosaur activity for kids! Maybe for older kids give each shape a numerical value and have them add how much their dino is worth. Can use with class to compare/contrast amounts, etc.
Kids made these, super cute! We used felt flowers from Kmart for the feet. Quiet Critters They live in a soundproof jar & only come out when it's quiet. Loud noises hurt their ears, but whispering is ok.
**Updated - I put the attention getters into a table format**I use these Whole Brain Teaching attention getters on a daily basis with my ELL students. These attention getters are a great way to improve your classroom management. I usually pick one