Create●Teach●Share: Back-to-School....Already?!

End of School May. Twist this and have your teachers write this for themselves. Edit the questions to reflect your goals for your school year! Fun first day activity: Have kids write a letter to themselves at the end of the year.

Perfect for back to school: Three fantastic icebreakers that get kids talking and start building relationships from the first day of school.

Icebreakers that Rock

Too many icebreakers require students to take massive social risks with people they barely know. Or they don’t really help students get to know each other. Or they are just plain cheesy. Here are three that are actually goo

What's on your mind? craftivity.  This is a great first week activity-icebreaker, to get to know your students.  My sample is in the middle. FREE directions & templates.

What's On Your Mind?

What's On Your Mind? Is a terrific way to get to know your kids + these make an easy and awesome bulletin board too! Great activity for the first week of school and a nice ice breaker for students to get to know their new classmates.

1st day- have to tweak for my freshmen. Great way to see if students are able to follow directions.

I& student teaching with a resource teacher, which means that I often get to push into other classes and observe what is going on in the ge.

Have fun with your poetry unit by incorporating blackout poetry! Your middle school and high school English language arts students will love creating these poems.

Even though I incorporate poetry in my instruction throughout the year, whenever I teach my poetry unit, students always seem to moan and.

100 Engineering Projects For Kids, like this great Paper Airplane Launcher by frugalfun4boys #STEM #Activities

100 Engineering Projects For Kids

How to build a simple paper airplane launcher. This takes ordinary airplanes to a whole new level! UPDATE : the popsicle stick launcher worked better for the kids.


Back to School Fun Art 'All About Me' Soccer Ball Doodle Activity

'Who I Am' graphic information sheet--first week of school (different)

A fun graphic organizer for students to share lots of information about themselves. A great start of school year activity to be displayed in your classroom. Or simply have students create it so you can collect it and learn about them.

Teaching With a Mountain View: First Day of School Activities for Big Kids

First Day of School Activities for Big Kids

First Day of School Activities for Big Kids- The Toilet Paper Game. I LOVE this idea for middle school!

Check out this blog post jam packed with 18 games to review for math in middle grades. Great ideas for math test prep that are engaging and easy.

18 Math Review Games for Middle School

Students will have fun learning the process of writing! It's a great way to help students that have trouble with writing.

{FREE} Roll-a-Story Writing Activity for Beginning Writers!

Classroom Freebies Too: {FREE} Roll-a-Story Writing Activity for Beginning Writers! Fun idea for writing prompts!