This is a wonderful packet to do after you read the story If You Take A Mouse To School by Laura Numeroff.
This is a quick, easy and fun icebreaker for back to school. Completed projects make a terrific bulletin board.
I found with teaching little ones, keeping rules simple and then demonstrating them, set the stage for a great year. Hang up this simple rules poster and use it as an easy way to review and remind.
You've heard of an apple for the teacher, well this is an apple from the teacher. They are a quick, easy and healthy alternative to a back to school treat bag. If you'll be studying apples in the fall, this snack fits right in.
Each year for my Open House, as well as parent-teacher conferences, I put up a small table, covered it with a seasonal tablecloth and set a basket of mints on it, along with a sign that said: "Families Are Worth A Mint! Help yourself."
While doing research on the web, I came across a variety of similar ideas, including this adorable poem that was pinned, with no link to who the original writer was. I decided to jazz this sweet sentiment up with a bit of clip art and my original saying. Simply print and mount on construction paper. I've also included some larger mints so you can reproduce my entire display. Enjoy! :-)
Here's an easy and inexpensive student gift (only 10 cents per student!) that doubles as an icebreaker. Packet also includes ways to use the labels as an icebreaker, a summary of why water is beneficial for students; plus several writing extensions, including a water drop poem and adjective activity, & bookmark. There's also an alphabetical list of 125 words that describe water, water tags, 4 different water bottle labels, and a poster. This is a special FREEBIE in my TpT shop. Simply click on the link to pop on over and get your free water bottle packet today.
These 4 icebreaker games using M & M's or Skittles candy, are a great way to get to know your students, relieve tension and have fun.
This is a quick, easy and inexpensive little gift that you can have lying on your students' desks for that first day of school. Be sure and write their name on the puzzle to make things extra special. These can be precut to expedite things, or to give yourself some extra "sanity" time, you can have students cut up their own puzzle after they have colored the picture.