helen spalding
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Thanksgiving Songs: Glad I'm Not a Turkey

Could do interactive writing activity: have kids talk about why they are glad they are not a turkey. What things couldn't they do if they were a turkey? Are there any good things about being a turkey?

Rhyming word flip books. 40 books to teach 40 different rhyming sets. All words are spelled the same (ex: pail, tail, sail NOT whale) could also be used with word families.

40 books to teach 40 different rhyming sets. All words are spelled the same (ex: pail, tail, sail NOT whale). Could also be used with final consonants.

melted crayons!

Melted crayon hearts: A boy in my class a couple years ago gave these as little Valentines made out of melted crayons. He said, "For Crayon Out Loud, Happy Valentine's Day". could also say, "You COLOR my world!" Use silicone cups to melt them in.

melted crayons!

Melted crayon hearts: A boy in my class a couple years ago gave these as little Valentines made out of melted crayons. He said, "For Crayon Out Loud, Happy Valentine's Day". could also say, "You COLOR my world!" Use silicone cups to melt them in.

Altered Pringles Can .....so clever ...neat idea for a Teacher gift filled with goodies.

Altered Pringles Can .so clever teacher gift/back to school gift-- filled with goodies. {use wide tube made from posterboard or Pringles can}

Button Snake:  Teaches children button skills, and strengthens fine motor skills.  Super easy to make and little ones just love this activity.

button snake - fine motor activity for teaching buttoning skills (happy hooligans) what a great craft idea for camping trip . doesn't take up a lot of space and the toddlers love the twirly effect that the snake makes when done.

Muddy Pigs!    Mix sand, oatmeal, and brown paint to make "mud."  Then let the kids spread it on their piggies!

P is for Pig Pigs in the Mud: Love this idea. Paint pigs pink then once the paint dries let the kids get messy and cover them in mud (mixture of sand, oatmeal, and washable brown paint.