Free First Day of School Activities - Getting to Know You Games
Welcome your students back to school with these free games that are perfect as a 'getting to know you' activity. There are three printable games that are ideal for the first days of school. A fun and engaging activity for helping students to learn about each other. These free games give you an activ...
Character Chart~ This chart packs a lot of important information onto one, easy-to-understand display. It's part of a post from Using My Teacher Voice on playing Character Bingo with the class. I plan to make a chart like this and place it in a prominent location in my classroom!
Small group activity for new student group: I would allow students to pick some (3, maybe) that they are willing to share with the group. This could also be used as an ice breaker activity.
my counselor gave this to me today and. i. love. it. sometimes i want lots of words to describe how i'm feeling. ex: i'm feeling happy and i want to describe my feelings with lots of words like daring, playful and optimistic. other times i'm so overwhelmed that i just need a simple word to describe how i feel. ex: i'm feeling stupid, inferior, sleepy, and i'm isolating = i feel sad. either way - whether i want descriptive words or one simple word - it's all right there in a lovely circular…
Can't We Talk Without Losing It? — Counseling Recovery, Michelle Farris, LMFT
Here are some simple guidelines to help you manage stress and anger before it hurts you and your relationships. Click the image to read more.
The First Week!
Hi friends! How many days do you have left of summer? I refuse to count, haha! :) I don't start back until the 18th, but I start training pretty soon so I will be back in the swing of things! I hope to blog alot over the new few weeks about all the preparation I will be doing! Today I wanted to share some of my favorite B2S anchor charts that I will be using! I know this anchor chart is nothing new. :) Tons of my favorite bloggers do it, and I'm sure many of you do to! :) I think it's a…
The Importance of CHARTS
My 2011-2012 Writing Center. The shelves below housed a variety of paper choices. The green folders you see are the students' writing folders, organized by writing groups. Reading groups- I have greater things in mind for this display next year! My classroom doesn't have any bulletin boards. Instead, I have wall to wall chalkboards, and they're not even magnetic! The first, most time consuming, part of my classroom set up is taping bulletin board paper over every board. My reading groups…
Feeling faces This is great for little ones that have a hard time finding the right word to describe their emotions--works great with a feeling journal to help them learn what the feeling is and what the facial features might be in each situation.
Mindfulness Activities: School Counseling Tools for Coping Skills, Focus & Calm
Mindfulness Poem about Relating To Feelings. Great way to get kids talking about their emotions.
I got this idea from Mary at http://marymaking.blogspot.com/ Thanks Mary! We talked about landscapes, and how the light of the moon would effect a landscape. We talked about the coooool colors and dark silhouettes. students had a great lesson on value before painting the moon! Students blended the white and blue with a dry brush to form a smooth gradient We then used green and yellow acrylic paint for the grass. We used this Pearlescent mixing medium for the silver shimmering fog. We used…
Back to School Madness + Super September Centers - Swimming Into Second
Hello friends! Sorry for my absence from the blogging world this week. This past week was my first week at school. We had meetings and time in our room during the week and finished with a Meet and Greet on Friday afternoon. It’s sad that I’m already exhausted! Getting my room ready with a walking...
Teaching Writing: the 4-1-1 (video post!)
So, you have to teach writing, huh? Or maybe you already teach writing and you're looking for some fresh insight? Well, ladies and gentlemen, this is the blog post for you!I've compiled a video post
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Tips and Tricks for Parents Teaching Kids about Emotions
Today we are teaming up with Disney Pixar to share ways to teach your kids how to identify and express their emotions.