Whether you are teaching small children or a returning adult learner, they all need to know you care. How do we engage students from the moment they enter the classroom? Here a few ideas I came up …
Homemade Toss ‘n Talk Ball – Great Sleepover Party Game
Looking for a fun and easy Party Game? If so you may want to try creating your own Toss 'n Talk Ball like I did that is fun for all ages - young and old.
Your Class Meeting: Make it Effective EVERY Day
Are you looking for a way to help children and social responsibility skills in the classroom? This informative post outlines how-to run effective classroom meetings today! It includes details about the schedule, social emotional topics, lessons and activities, books, and a FREE planner to get you set!
Rise and Shine Binder - Tunstall's Teaching Tidbits
Research suggests that the first 5 minutes a student spends in your classroom each morning will set the tone for the entire day of learning… If they come in and have a focused task, it is much easier for them to remain in that mindset of learning through the day. When your students enter […]
Morning Meeting Greetings & Activities
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?Kinder Morning Meeting BundleFirst Grade Morning Meeting BundleSecond Grade Morni...
FREEBIE for Back to School!
With July rapidly coming to a close, many teachers are preparing for "Back to School"! In honor of this busy time, I'm sharing something I made and used during morning meetings last year. Morning meeting is part of our daily schedule because it's such an effective way to build community. Playing cooperative games during this time helps students to get to know one another and have fun in a noncompetitive way. Plus, it's tons of fun! To help myself be better organized and teach my students…
world hello day
it's world hello day! and what better way to celebrate than to explore all the ways people can say hello! below is a free printable that you can use in your classroom/homeschool room. it is formatted to be printed up to size 11x14 Keep in touch with Crayon Freckles on Facebook to get daily post previews and hear about other great activities! You can also follow Crayon Freckles on Pinterest and Twitter.
Morning Meeting Greetings Styled
Morning Meeting Greetings Styled - Free download as PDF File (.pdf) or read online for free. This is a collection of some Morning Meeting Greetings you can use in early childhood classrooms.
Morning Message Idea: What Do You Know? | Responsive Classroom
Here’s a Morning Meeting message idea from 80 Morning Meeting Ideas for Grades 3–6, by Carol Davis: Use a message like this one to tap students’ prior knowledge and engage them in their learning. (7+5)/(30–10)/(2020–9) Good Morning, Geometry Greats! Today, we are going to begin having fun with geometry. Do you know the mystery word Read More »
Rewind. Just a Little. - Cara Carroll
Who else thinks Valentine’s Day rivals the craziness of Halloween?!?! The chaos would explain my absence from the blog last week. I needed a little break! Here are a few things that kept us busy last week… Y’all might remember this little probability activity I did with my firsties a couple of years ago. My …
A Day in the Life: Photo Edition
I'm a visual person. Friends, that is probably why I can sit on Pinterest for umpteen hours and be totally content. I LOVE to look at pictures! So I thought it would be fun to give you a peek into the life of a first grader through photos. So here is our day! Well.... I tell you this will be a look through photos and then I forget to take a picture or two. As you also know, I like to talk, so I was chatting a bit with my parents, kiddos and teacher friends during the time I'm about to…