Includes hundreds of ideas and ready-to-use reproducibles to help you manage your time and classroom. This compilation of teacher-tested ideas and solutions delivers the tools you need to be successful!
Welcome your students back with the ideas and activities to review learned skills, establish rules and routines and to acquaint them with their school. 38 activities.
Do you LOVE homeschooling? Would you like to tell others about it in a FUN, hands-on way? Inside this Mini-Lapbook, you will tell about all of the things that make YOUR homeschool special! Complete several booklets related to your school and family. All instructions and templates are provided ~ YOU just add the FUN!
The goal of the bulletin board and the activities included in this book is to provide you with the materials you need to create a friendly and welcoming environment for your students during the first few days or weeks of the new school year.
Everything you need for a creative, easy-does-it start to the school year! Create a warm, stimulating atmoshpere right from the start with room decorations and extras based on seven favorite themes: Fall, Rain, Forest, Sports, Bugs, Outer Space, Sea Creatures and Classic Tales. Includes ready-to-use door adornments, bulletin boards, student work displays, rule charts, job charts, class news displays, get acquainted activities, name tags, desk tags, writing papers, awards, snack ideas, media ideas, clip art and much, much more!
Teachin' Smart offers a collection of teaching tips, center ideas, time- and money-savers, and heartfelt advice. New teachers and experienced educators alike will come away from Teachin' Smart with new ideas and renewed enthusiasm.
Twenty-one drawings of children participating in school activities and four drawings of school symbols. Illustrations are reproducible, black and white line drawings, sized at 8 1/2 x 11.
Going back to school is exciting, but also scary for some kids. This inviting collection of activities uses memorable picture books such as First Day Jitters, Sumi's First Day of School Ever, and Will I Have a Friend? to offer kids reassurance and help build classroom community at the start of a new school year. Includes activities to build reading and writing skills plus hands-on activity pages.
Start the year off right! These easy circle-time activities help kids get to know each other, learn classroom rules and routines, and build early reading and writing skills - together! All of the engaging games and activities in this book introduce, develop, and enrich positive social behavior and language skills. You'll also find quick tips on welcoming them on the first day of school, and keeping kids' attention during circle time. Create a community that learns and grows together all year long!
Take a tour of a vibrant and learning-rich kindergarten classroom. By browsing through dozens of full-color photographs and reading insightful captions and other clear descriptions of this dynamic environment, teachers will learn what they can do to support students' academic and social growth in kindergarten and provide a solid foundation for future learning. Includes easy-to-implement strategies for preparing for the new school year, organizing and managing a classroom throughout the year, establishing routines, utilizing storage space, and much more.
These instant reproducible games make reinforcing important skills and concepts a snap! Ten irresistible learning games explore holidays, seasons, birthdays, and more-and children can play the games all by themselves! Comes complete with game boards, cube patterns, and engaging extension activities. A fresh way to keep learning centers fun!
Toddler songs are fun, short, and simple. Each song reinforces an important early development skill from one of four important areas of early brain development wiring areas: physical, social-emotional, cognitive and language learning. The activities in the comprehensive guide provide plenty of racticeopportunities for children to reinforce the skills they need to learn, at the most optimal time in their development. These lively songs are fun, short, and simple. Give your children a healthy and strong foundation for lifelong learning. Comprehensive guide.
Activities and exercises created specifically for toddler fitness and development. Guide with lyrics and activities. Ages 1 to 3.
Rhymes and rhythms boost learning phonological awareness. Each rhyme is sung, and then followed by a finger play or simple activity set to the music, and then sung once through again to reinforce the language. Guide with lyrics/activities.
Frisky Squirrel, Perky Turkey, Valentine Keeper, Flutter By Butterfly... Kids will adore these easy and irresistible holiday and seasonal art projects. Created and classroom tested by an artist in schools, each project includes templates, complete how-to's and simple techniques for turning paper into beautiful works of art!
Get the school year off to a smooth start with these short, super-easy plays that tap into the emotions and excitement stirred up by those first days and weeks. Use the plays as springboards to encourage positive behavior, establish rules and routines, help children get to know one another, and build classroom community. Plays include rhyme, repetition, and predictable text to support beginning readers and help them build fluency.