This super-cute paper backpack craft and learning activity is a great way to build community with your students! It also helps students develop the critical skills of following step by step directions and speaking and listening to members of a group!
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Here is a fun little packet for you to help teach manners and expectations in school the first few days of school! I hope you enjoy it!
Back to School Activities for 1st Grade:
This 88 page packet has everything you need to start off a fantastic year in first grade. This packet has everything you will need for your first week back teaching!
The beginning of the school year is such a fun and magical time for first graders (and for
KinderSocialSkills: A social skills curriculum for primary-aged students!
What is KinderSocialSkills?
KinderSocialSkills Curriculum is an engaging social skills curriculum with young learners in mind! KinderSocialSkills takes 75 common social skills and teaches them in a kid-fri
Red and Green Choices is a GAME CHANGER! It will change the way students act in your classroom! Making choices, how to interact with others, and act/behave is a skill (aka character education) we need to teach just like we need to teach letters and sounds. It takes lots of practice and visual suppo
Tattling vs. Reporting - Does tattling drive you bonkers? Here are some fun ways to remind kids the difference between tattling and reporting. Kids will cut, sort, and paste situations as being either tattling or reporting.
GREAT for back to school! You could even do it as an interactive whole grou
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Are you a Bucket Filler? Get your kiddos ready to "fill some buckets" with this cute lil craftivity. The perfect addition to your "Bucket Filler" story or any character ed lesson!
Let's all be Bucket Fillers!
Do you have students who have a difficult time doing anything that is a little challenging for them? Do they quit right away? Do they think they are "dumb" if they make mistakes? Do they think if something is challenging, it means they aren't smart?
This interactive PowerPoint is specifically for t
Calm Down Techniques will help you teach your students strategies to calm down when they are upset. It includes a class read aloud, calm down posters, calm down cards, yoga cards, deep breaths visual, book list, positive notes, and more! Teaching students how to manage their emotions is a life skil
This packet will help you fill your first week with important lessons, activities, and growth comparisons to set your year up for success.
The activities in this packet are tiered to fit Kinder through Second Graders.
Each response sheet in this packets follows a whole group lesson with read al
Fire Drill book and routine posters! Fire drills can be scary for younger students. It’s loud and there are kids everywhere! I hope this helps make fire drills less scary and manageable for your students.
At the beginning of the year, I will read this book a few times. This book tells them what to e
These Greeting cards for Morning Meeting are the perfect go-to for your classroom! Print, laminate, and put on a binder ring for convenient access.
32 Greetings are included, along with an EDITABLE set of cards for you to add your original greetings. Also includes editable sets of partner match-up
Patriotic Soldier Collaboration Poster. Do a project that your kids won't soon forget. This activity is so much fun because, in the end, you will have a very large (approx. 28” x 35”) poster to display in your classroom to honor our soldiers on Memorial Day or Veterans Day. Also, along the way, stud
These Activities & Games for Morning Meeting are the perfect go-to for your classroom! Print, laminate, and put on a binder ring for convenient access.
85 activities, songs, and games are included and are divided into sets for the beginning, middle, and end of the year.
Includes the following:
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In this 88 page packet, you'll find all kinds of goodies to help make the beginning of the year a special and memorable one for your second graders. This packet will help your students establish routines and make new friendships! This packet has everything you wil
This packet is designed to help you successfully build a community of children who genuinely care for one another. It teaches students how to be a good friend and how to accept other students. It includes many different activities that you can use in your classroom at any time of the year.
This bundle contains ALL NINE of my Morning Meeting and Back to School products. This bundle provides $4.50 savings when compared to buying each product individually!
Includes the following:
-Editable Planning Chart and display poster
-Morning Meeting Greeting Cards
-Morning Meeting Activities and
Do you enjoy the benefits of morning meeting but dread the prep and planning that go into it? Is your morning meeting routine getting stale? This electronic morning meeting product is pre-planned so you have 40 weeks of morning meeting right at your fingertips! Almost ZERO prep, and the messages are
Clippin' for Character is a positive, character education alternative to the traditional clip chart that provides positive reinforcement and specific praise of displays of character in the classroom. It works incredibly well with PBIS (Positive Beha
Classroom Jobs in RAINBOW with bright bold colors design! Use classroom jobs in your class to build a sense of community and give students some responsibility. This set will help you manage your classroom jobs.
This has been designed to use a clip chart but can also be used in a pocket chart.
This growth mindset inspirational poster is perfect for setting your classroom tone for the year. This collaborative activity produces a large (7 ft long!) poster, with individual contributions from each student, featuring inspirational quotes from famous persons meant to encourage a growth mindset!
Looking to start your year with a BANG? These ten activities (and really there are much more than that included!) will kickstart your year in the right direction! Your students will get to know one another, play cooperative games, learn information about their classmates, complete STEM projects, f
Some kids make friends naturally, but for others, making and keeping friends is not so easy. Studies have shown that having even one friend significantly improves a child's emotional health and school performance. Some children may struggle to make and keep friends because they do not intuitively kn
Get your students thinking about their thinking with this growth mindset craftivity. This resource focuses on the differences between fixed and growth mindset. There are 6 panels, each with a different question to answer. There is also a blank template panel if you want to add your own question.
This 85-slide PowerPoint is designed to introduce your students to 5 major components of growth mindset beliefs. Along with the PowerPoint, it contains lesson plans for 5 days, directions on how to split the PowerPoint into 5 lessons, PowerPoint companions, and 5 worksheets your students can
If you are familiar with the work of Carol Dweck and others, you know that nurturing a “growth mindset” in our students is a critical part of our jobs. Teaching students about a growth mindset can make a huge difference in all areas of schooling and this set of lessons, posters, and activities can
It's about that time of year again... time to get ready for Back to School! This little memory book has pages that your students complete to remember the beginning of the year. Use them for morning work or as a closing activity at the end of the day! Also, there is a writing craftivity called, "T
All About Me is loaded with fun, back to school activities to help your students get to know each other and their teachers during those first few weeks of school! It includes get to know you graphs, class books, posters, and mini books. These exciting activities will help you build a caring classr
This back-to-school packet is the perfect way to kick off the beginning of the year in your fifth grade classroom! These fun, ready-to-go activities will be a big hit with your students, and save you precious time at the beginning of the school year! Included are all about me pages, along with ice b
As the school year begins, it's always fun to learn more about your students in a way that celebrates individuality and promotes creativity! Use this beginning of the year memory lapbook as a creative way for students to set goals, express their favorites, and have something to look back on for thei
This 23 Behavior Interventions for The Kid Who Blurts, Blurts, and Blurts Some More is a resource made for the kid who's mouth is a volcano!
(Perfect for PBIS schools!)
As a teacher, if you are looking to reduce the number of classroom disruptions so that you can maximize your s
Looking for a way to help children follow the rules? Need to curb tattling in a healthy way? Hoping to get your kids to use their words more?
These citizenship lessons are designed to support your success in those areas! :)
Lesson 1: Following the Rules
Use anchor charts I've provided to lead a
This back to school INB pack is the perfect way to engage your students from day one and build a strong classroom community.
15 FUN ACTIVITIES INCLUDED:
• Find a Friend Who... Flaps
• Classmate Interview Flapbook
• All About My Teacher Flaps
• Draw a Picture Flaps (Additio
Feelings and Emotions is loaded with fun activities to teach your students about all about feelings. It includes posters/cards, a graph, feeling wheels, write the room, and real feeling photographs. These exciting activities will help you build a caring classroom community of learners who will supp
Bullying can cause hurt feelings, tears, and emotional scars. This pack helps define the many different types of bullying as well as how to handle it in different situations. Every page comes in English and in Spanish to meet your classroom needs.
Bullying Definition Posters
This set of cards is a fun way to help your students learn to pay close attention to directions. Each card features a different set of mostly multi-step directions to follow. Students use the included fun-shapes answer sheet to record their responses. The cards are a mix of higher level thinking, ma
This is a HUGE bundled pack of all of my Character Development Craftivities with Original Poems, Journal/Goal Setting Guide, Posters and Character Award Certificates! This bundle is perfect for any classroom wishing to create leaders and instill character development.
You can purchase each of th
Hand washing posters, song, book, paper towel, and soap visuals help teach and cue student to wash their hands to stay healthy. At the beginning of the year, after breaks, and when students are getting sick I read this book. This book tells about why it is important to wash their hands, when to was
This bulletin board will look great in your classroom!
I love everything about the growth mindset concept. Since I have been teaching it in my classroom my students have changed their thinking. My students persevere and are more resilient now than ever. You can use this bulletin board as a great
Back To School Activity Packet: 3rd Grade
This back to school packet is the perfect way to kick off the year in your third grade classroom! These fun, ready-to-go activities will be a big hit with your students, and save you precious time at the beginning of the school year! Includ
Use these 39 What to Do Task Cards to help your student learn classroom procedures for greater independence throughout the year. Each card focuses on a common procedure or desired behavior. Use as discussion prompts, bell work, at a center, or as journal prompts.
This is a collection of Morning Meeting greeting and activity cards. The Morning Meeting can be used in any classroom to build community and communication skills.
Looking for other time-saving Morning Meeting resources?
Earthquake Drills, Tornado Drills, and Intruder Drills (aka Lock Down Drills) can be scary for younger students. Using routine posters as visual supports and read aloud books shows students what to expect making the safety drills less scary and more manageable for your students. At the beginning of
Playground & Recess Rules will help you teach your students all about the playground rules and how to stay safe. It includes a class read aloud, rules poster, rule cards, and student certificates. Teaching rules and produces at the beginning of the year is important! These activities will help
Back to School Super Hero Mega Pack: Get ready for a super beginning of the year! This 150+ page file will help you with all aspects of starting your school year. It contains printable super hero themed room decor, open house activities and forms, vital first week forms and parent communication, and
After several years in the classroom, I realized that my students needed instruction on HOW to be kind, respectful, and all the things I was asking them to be. I developed these units to support teachers in teaching and rewarding great character in the classroom! Building a classroom communi
The end of the year is a great time to reinforce the classroom community you've worked so hard to build. Use these resources to have students create meaningful and character-building gifts for one another that they will cherish for years.
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