INSTRUCTION: Offer students a "reading buddy friend" to read to during independent reading. Great motivation for younger grades to promote fluent and independent reading. Link to pin also showcases a highly print-rich classroom environment.
Cole can paint pine ones for Xmas tree ornaments! Scissors and Spice: Scissors Craft: Pinecone Decoration Ideas for Christmas. And how to use up your pine cones and entertain kids at the same time - kids love paint!