LOVE!!!! Give each person a puzzle piece to decorate... keeping the edges intact so it can be re-assembled. Use for a lesson in acceptance... how each individual piece is beautiful on its own. But what a masterpiece you get when you put them all together! Beginning of the year for team building!
Family Guess Who? ~`*`~ Replace all of the images in a Guess Who game with pictures of family friends and relatives. Children will enjoy having a more personalized game and will also learn about extended family members they may not get to see very often.
Collaborative boards dedicated to teaching abound on Pinterest. A few months ago, there were scores of them. Now there are hundreds of them. Some have 1000s of followers. Others are just getting started. If you teach first grade, you should check out these collaborative boards: