100 Things that I love Writing Prompt - cute for one of my introductory lessons in the Writer's Notebook. The kids can fill out their own 8 x 11 sheet, fold it, and keep it in the Topics section for future writing entries.
Classroom Management: Getting Control of a Very Difficult Class: Practical tips for new and veteran pre-K, & first grade teachers to help successfully teach and tame a very strong willed group of wild and wonderful children.
Everyone gets a square with a quarter circle, this is the end result- could be a good ice breaker beginning of year activity. Each student decorates the square and includes their name. Nice way to decorate the bulletin boards in the beginning of the year!
How to make a ribbon chandelier! (Hula hoop & ribbon) party decor or in a kids room! Or make a huge one from a hoola-hoop and keep it hung from a tree or patio area for the kids to enjoy and play with --