Six Classroom Questions to start off the school year!

Beginning of year activity. Six Classroom Questions to start off the school year!

Make ice play and water play beautiful with this gorgeous activity for kids! Freeze flowers and let kids explore them as the ice melts. - Crafts on Sea

Frozen Flowers Sensory Ice Play

Frozen Flowers Sensory Ice Play - super easy to prepare for a hot summer day!

A Place to talk - Our cosy cave in Pre-School gives the children a space to look at books with peers and practitioners or just have a rest away from the busy room.

As a kid I LOVED forts! It didn't matter what I did in them, I was always wanting to "hide". this gives children a sense of an escape and a place to jump into the book

Are you a middle school or elementary teacher who is frustrated by lines of students wanting your attention? You are going to want to check out this post containing an easy strategy that both you AND your substitute teachers will love!

How To Manage Students Who Are Demanding Your Attention

Holiday FREEBIE -Are you a middle school or elementary teacher who is frustrated by lines of students wanting your attention? You are going to want to check out this post containing an easy strategy that both you AND your substitute teachers will love!

Great ideas for building a classroom community the first few days of school.

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

Farm Harvest Sensory Bin - Connect your kids to their food through sensory play! on The Jenny Evolution

Farm Harvest Sensory Bin

Farm Harvest Sensory Bin Identify ways people depend on and interact with the physical environment (e.

Reading nook where students can create a comfortable learning environment. The environment is one of the most important parts of a reading/writing workshop. They get to sit in an area where reading or writing becomes fun and the most exciting part of a child's day.

Cozy reading nook a teacher created with a refrigerator box and floor pillows. I think this idea could be built upon to create an inexpensive Cozy Reading Nook for an apartment that could be altered to appear legitimate.

maths working wall | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Working Wall that shows samples of all the work done throughout the unit. Great way to display student progress over a longer period of time. This type of board allows classroom occupants and visitors to appreciate the whole learning process.

Critical thinking tools for everybody! Check out these options to help students foster critical thinking skills in the classroom.

Sweet and Spicy Bacon Wrapped Chicken Tenders

I chose this because it's a good chart that shows Bloom's Digital Taxonomy Verbs. It's a fun chart that classifies verbs related to technology by their basic function.

Rock Painting Tips for Beginners - Where to Find Rocks - Best Brushes - Paints - How to Seal and Protect

Painting Rock Stone Animals, Nativity Sets More: Rock Painting Tips for Beginners - Crafting For You

Pin 5 - Have questions for the parents about the child's learning, and what they expect, want to see at the centre. This also deepens the relationship within the centre. Question examples - "which learning environment do you value to be more important" then have the answers as being "outside" or "inside". Learning ideas, programs could be shaped from these types of questions from parents.

Another parents wall item. Parent engagement is so important. Small things like this can help parents and teachers communicate better.

Boyle family - Street Study outside a School 1988.  (this is a 1:1 modelled recreation of a section of actual street)

Boyle family - Street Study outside a School (this is a modelled recreation of a section of actual street)

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