*Interactive Classroom Memory and Wish Jars*
Need a new way to build trust with parents and students?
Want an easy way to reflect on your own teaching practice?
Want to bring some magic to your classroom?
Maybe you just love Ball Jars and Mason Jars, and you have a bunch around your house or you want an excuse to pick some up at your local hardware store or on Amazon.
This Teach Happy Classrooms Jar activity pack will not disappoint! Parents will think you're a genius! Students will get into it! You'll Appreciate the simplicity. These activities are appropriate k-5.
Two jars are used to store the parent and student wishes for the year.
Another jar is used for teacher reflections.
A third jar holds 50 quotes, one for each week of the school year. Students can pick a quote to use as a discussion starter, or a reflection for writing and drawing.
Let the Happy Parent Wish Jar build trust with you and the parents because their wishes for the school year are heard.
The Happy Student Wish Jar allows students to reflect on their hopes for the month or school year.
Who knew a jar, you probably have laying around, could be a reflective tool for you and your students?
The Quote Jar is used at the beginning of the week. 50 quotes are rolled in to the the jar. A student pulls one out and gets ready for deep thinking, opinion based critical thinking, discussion and social-emotional growth. The quote can be written on the board for students to reflect or through journal writing, even by sketching a picture.
You don't have time to make all the labels, come up with catchy poem interaction labels, go hunting around for quotes and typing them up, coming up with professional looking wish and reflection slips.
I have done the work for you!
*Easy to follow directions to assemble a
-Parent Wish Jar
-Student Wish Jar
-Happy Classroom Reflection Jar
-Happy Teacher Reflection Jar
Plus TWO BONUS jar ideas!!!!!
What else do you get:
*Lid labels for each jar
*Catchy poem instruction labels for each jar
*Parent/Student Wish Slips
*Happy Memory Slips for Students and Teachers
*50 Quote Slips for Each Week of School Year
(Note: these jar activities are appropriate for all elementary grade levels. For kinder and first you will need to modify the written wishes and instructions to drawings. The quote jar will most likely be too advanced. But the teacher and parent wish jar is a must!)
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