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Free Social Problem Solving Task Cards for Elementary Kids - Social Skill ThinkingThis Social Problem Solving Task Cards set is a free sampler of 10 fun task cards that highlight social scenarios and situations that kids can discuss and identify how they would solve each situation.

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Maternity Leave Pack

Congratulations on this exciting time in your life! As someone about to take a maternity leave, I tried to include everything that would make the transition as smooth as possible. Included are the following items: Maternity Leave Binder Cover Letter for Leaving Letter for Returning School Information Page Emergency Procedures Class Roster Highlighted Kids Parent Contact Information Classroom Management Individual Behavior Plans Seating Chart Daily Schedule Pages (5 blank copies) Pull-Out…


Watch this 3-minute highlight of Washington DC for Kids. Take a trip through our nation's capital with your students and lead a discussion with them pointing out American symbols that they see in the video.


Martin Luther King Jr. poem by Highlights Kids


Teach kids empathy with these 13 games.


Highlights Kids - Highlights magazine Hidden pictures, Gingerbread Haunted House and more


Phonics Fluency Notebooks - kids read highlight and write the words with phonics skill (here it's long vowels), put the events in order, and glue it down! so much fun!

Pixar's "Day and Night" short film. I used this today for a first grade science lesson on day sky vs. night sky and it was a PERFECT set. It highlights some of the good things about each to get the wheels turning in their head, and the kids really enjoyed it! I followed it up by a Venn diagram of day and night that we completed as a class.


Have kids complete at b.o.y. and then choose a different kid each week to highlight. Helps build community. Print on 11x17 paper and enjoy! I am thinking i want to send this home as homework for students to complete with their parents since this is a lot of writing for B.O.Y. first graders.


National Geographic Young Explorers = National Geographic Young Explorers is a magazine designed specifically for kindergarten and first grade students. Children can listen to the magazine being read to them as they follow along with the highlighted text. It is a great way to bring interesting non-fiction stories into reading center time.