"Hush" Bottles: the calm down solution
Time-out bottles. Fill a bottle with 3/4 water, one bottle of glitter glue, & ultra fine glitter. Then send this bottle with your child to timeout and they can watch it settle to calm them. Once the glitter is settled, their time is up!
Falling back in Space Portraits! 3rd Grade
*repost* Here are some 'while working' shots that I grabbed because I love these! They are so fun. I got this idea from another teacher in my district last year where I taught. She said it was a huge hit among her 5th graders. Well, I decided to try it with 3rd and it worked. 1. Start with a LARGE sheet of paper...18x24 is what we used 2. Have students trace hands facing outward, towards the top of the paper. A friend may help. 3. Put papers on the ground, and have students trace their feet…
Spanish Thanksgiving Vocabulary Coloring Pages - Spanish Playground
Spanish Thanksgiving vocabulary coloring pages to learn vocabulary and remind bilingual kids of the wonderful things we have. Free pages for many themes.
Build a Cardboard Castle
This is a great rainy day summer project, if you have already collected some toilet paper and paper towel rolls and various small cardboard boxes. Most of the cardboard is thin enough for a child to cut. I dismantled all the boxes and turned them inside out to hide the labels, but I think a colorful castle would be nice, too. See the little round tower on the corner? That is called a bartizan. We cut slits in a toilet paper roll to stick it onto the wall. The skinny white tower to the left…
Songs are such a great way to reinforce and teach kids Spanish. I use them all the time. At the high school level you don't want to be singing too many preschool/ kindergarten songs even though that may be their level in Spanish. High schoolers need something that's more at their level and that's where Señor Wooly comes in. If you teach middle school or high school Spanish Señor Wooly is a must have in your teacher toolbox. There are some songs that you might use as low as 3rd grade but…
How To Make A Cloud In a Microwave | Falling into First
Want to see complete and utter amazement on the face of every student in your class? Make them a cloud in the microwave. But to make it even better, I would highly recommend that you DON’T tell them you will be making a cloud in a microwave. Just tell them you will be putting a […]