This adorable writing-prompt, whale "craftivity" serves double duty, as you can use it for back to school or the end of the year.
Reinforce coins (penny, nickel, dime, quarter, half dollar & dollar) with this quick, easy and fun coinapillar craft. Teachers can make a sample of each one to use as a springtime money bulletin board and/or make extra sets to use as an independent puzzle center, or to use to play Memory Match or "I Have; Who Has?" games.
This packet is extremely versatile. You can do these as a whole group activity, as an independent center, for a bulletin board, for a class-made book (each student contributes a letter) or have each child do all of the letter booklets and keep them in a "portfolio" file folder.
Review the ug word family with this hot chocolate mug craft. Completed projects make a sweet winter bulletin board. (For that finishing touch, have children glue their photo to the center of the snowflake.) If students write the words on the back, then punch a hole in the handle and suspend from the ceiling.
This snowflake craftivity packet, is a super-fun way to review word families. The activities are great for independent word work or Daily 5. Completed projects make an awesome winter bulletin board.
You can use this adorable gingerbread house as a writing prompt craftivity, or send home as a home-school connection for the entire family to take part in. Completed projects make a sweet December bulletin board.
"Welcome To My House" is an interesting and fun writing prompt. Students decorate their door, trim and glue it to a sheet of white paper that they also trim. Their writing prompt is revealed, when the the door is flipped open.
"Wishful Thinking" is an interesting and fun writing prompt for December. Completed projects make an adorable bulletin board. Students finish the writing prompt: "If money were no problem and I could have 5 super-fabulous gifts for Christmas, I'd like..."
Use this cute bicycle template for a sweet end of the year writing prompt, where students choose two wheels and write about their favorite things that year inside the spokes. You can also use it as an icebreaker at the beginning of the year, as an interesting way to get to know your new students.