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Thumbprint Self-Portrait. The kids make this based on their actual thumbprint and write a narrative about themselves... how old you are, things you like and don't like, your hopes and dreams for the future....

Writing Prompts, science information, and STEM practices

How About a Tug of War? Making Thinking Visible

This is a great strategy for increasing engagement in your students and for using higher order thinking skills, whether you teach Kindergarten or grade twelve

Take 5! for Language Arts: Writing that builds critical-thinking skills (K-2)

Classroom Boggle- for kids who finish early! First off, I LOVE boggle!! Secondly, this is an awesome way to keep kids busy if they finish early and it would be easy to change some letters at the end of each day or the next morning!

Beginning of the Year Team Building Activities Ice Breaker Get to Know You Ideas