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Get your kids up and moving and learning with this simple kinesthetic math activity!

math races -- perfect math activity for kinesthetic learners; fun math fact activity to help learn math facts at home

Craft word family eggs. | 19 Ridiculously Simple DIYs Every Elementary School Teacher Should Know

Great way to teach reading with word family eggs. On each egg, write the initial and final sounds with sharpie marker. Students can twist the egg to create new words that start or end with their sound.

DIY a poster for a daily math warm-up. | 19 Ridiculously Simple DIYs Every Elementary School Teacher Should Know

Math Routine--great for bell work to introduce a new number/concept for the day. Love this idea! The students would be familiar with the process, but it would be different everyday.

Create a simple game for letter recognition and matching. | 19 Ridiculously Simple DIYs Every Elementary School Teacher Should Know

Create a simple game for matching upper and lower case letters with white and clear plastic spoons. This is a great activity to start before.

Create a turn-in bin with clothespins that are labeled with each student’s name. | 37 Insanely Smart School Teacher Hacks

Create a turn-in bin with clothespins that are labeled with each student’s name. When a student turns in their assignment, they can turn the clothespin over, giving you an easy way to keep track of who has completed their work.

Give kids a visual way to represent their status as they work independently. | 37 Insanely Smart School Teacher Hacks

Self-Assessment Strategy- students use cards to indicate how they are progressing through the independent practice. This allows the teacher to intervene when necessary and gauge students' understanding of concepts.

Make an “I’m Done!” cup so that early finishers aren’t bored. | 37 Insanely Smart School Teacher Hacks

(via Team Vs First Grade Fun: Im Done Cups) Students pick a stick from the Im Done cup and work on an activity when they are finished with their work. Teachers can range the activities depending on the grade.