Behavior Management, Classroom Management, Math, Phonics

4 NEW Ways to Use Popsicle Sticks in the Classroom

Popsicle sticks are an inexpensive classroom tool that can be used so many ways, from pulling student names to art projects, and beyond! Pinterest is FULL of ideas, but I’m excited to share 4 NEW ways to use popsicle sticks in your classroom. Materials You’ll Need: This post contains affiliate links. These are the only materials you’ll need: popsicle sticks…

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Enrichment, Intervention, Math, Reading

Dice and Dabbers in the Classroom: Cheap & Engaging Tools

Dice and bingo dabbers are two of my favorite cheap, engaging, and versatile classroom tools. Today I’m going to share ways you can use them for math and reading activities in your classroom as part of my September series. This month I will share how you can use items you already have in your classroom to engaging students and enhance learning!…

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Classroom Organization, Math

Low Prep, Hands On Math Centers Your Students Will Love

Hands on math centers that are low prep, engaging, and won’t break the bank? Yes, it’s possible! I’m excited to share how you can create these math centers for your K-2 classroom. This post contains affiliate links. I recently shared about how you can make these cheap, hands on centers for word work and writing and use them all year…

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Classroom Organization, Math, Misc., Reading

Turn Classroom Trash into Instructional Treasure: Make & Take Round Up

In case you missed any of April’s Make & Take Facebook live videos or blog posts on how to take classroom waste and make it useful, I wanted to do a quick round up! All of these ideas can be quickly and easily made with items you already have in your classroom such as dried up marker caps, empty fruit…

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Math, Phonics

Dried Up Glue Caps? Engage Your Students with this Free Game

Today we’re continuing our Make & Take Series: Turning Classroom Trash Into Instructional Treasure! So far we’ve made Fruit Cup Dice Holders and Marker Cap Finger Pointers.  This week I’m going to share a way to reuse glue stick or bottle caps to make a fun game for students. If you’ve been stock piling them because you knew they would be useful…

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Classroom Management, Math

Dice on The Floor? DIY Dice Holders to the Rescue!

Teacher, I dropped my dice again! I don’t know about you, but my class loves a good game, especially if dice are involved. It’s wonderful how engaged they always are, but I always have a few students who struggle to keep them off the floor. Today, I’m going to share a tip to help your students keep their dice on their desk using…

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