Fidget Spinners in the classroom driving you crazy? Try these high-interest activities, STEM challenges, and learn how to take a trend and turn it into a math and science lesson students will love. Includes a FREE download activity and printables for using fidget spinners in the classroom.
Use this activity as an ice breaker for the first week of school or as a classroom community builder. I have my students sit in a circle around our carpet, and I project the "Roll a topic" sheet up on the SmartBoard. Each student takes a turn rolling the dice and answering the corresponding question.
End of the Year Activity - Class Scavenger Hunt Here's another fun idea for the last week of school. Let the kids go on a class scavenger hunt! They will walk around the class ask each other questions and find out who can fit in each square. It's a fun way for students to be active and engaged! Grab the free download in my online store HERE! activities for the end of the year classroom scavenger hunt end of the year Lauren Thompson Mrs. Thompson's Treasures
Help students develop a growth mindset with this classroom challenge that includes 20 engaging activities. The activities are meant to encourage resilience, hard-work, dedication, and improvement. Teachers set up the "Growth Mindset Classroom Challenge" bulletin board display that includes 20 hidden activity prompts. Once a challenge is revealed, the teacher finds the corresponding activity in the folder, passes it out to the class, and they are ready to go!
Compliment Circles: Creating a Kind & Respectful Classroom-Teach your students how to give and receive compliments. A great activity to build character for your classroom. Perfect for any grade, this character development activity is sure to be a hit and change your classroom into a kind and respectful place. width=
Motivation, self-confidence, flexibility, teamwork, negotiation skills, respect…. Want to see more of these characteristics in your students? Find out how here. These soft skills are great for high school teachers and students.
Creating a kindness culture in the classroom can be easy with this FREE download. It's great to use at back to school time, when emotions are running high, when behavior is out of control, during counseling sessions, to build classroom community, or just to reinforce the classroom community you've worked so hard to create! Classroom managements problems will be a thing of the past when you use this freebie with your 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, or 12th grade classroom students!
Compound Word Game. This Compound Words Printables and Activities Pack is designed for First and Second Grade students. There are 22 printables in total and 2 games for literacy centers/stations! The games are diverse in their difficulty so that you can cater for all the abilities in your classroom.
Compliment Circles: Creating a Kind & Respectful Classroom-Teach your students how to give and receive compliments. A great activity to build character for your classroom. Perfect for any grade, this character development activity is sure to be a hit and change your classroom into a kind and respectful place.
Turkeys to Color - Fun for Kids and Adults! Calm you class with these I Heart Coloring Turkeys! Perfect for Thanksgiving classroom decor as a party activity indoor recess for a coloring contest or just for fun! Happy Halloween Rachel Lynette 1-2 3-5 6-8 classroom decor Thanksgiving coloring coloring activity Rachel Lynette teachers Thanksgiving activities