This is a great site with technology lesson plans for elementary school children from very simple activities for kindergarten age through quite advanced lessons for 5th grade. There are activities for word processing, spreadsheets and graphing, powerpoint presentations, graphic arts, multimedia, internet research and more.
Making Friendship salad--lesson on friendship. I would like to take this idea and have older kids approach each table/group of kids and ask something in order to obtain all the fruit they need to create a fruit salad. Could help work on social skills too.
This lesson plan is ready to go for your substitute teacher! The sub plan mini lesson is appropriate for elementary grades. All the students need is a copy of the graphic organizer and their own silent reading book. The "How Did Your Day Go" Substitute notes form is also included. You can leave this for your sub to leave meaningful notes at the end of the day. Full days are available as well!
Here are lesson plans for The Dot by Peter H. Reynolds. Fantastic book for elementary classrooms. Math and literacy center ideas, art, craft, snack, reading, writing and more! Make International Dot Day fun with these activities.