17 Apps for Teachers in Tech tools can help teachers reach kids in a variety of different ways, and can prepare kids for the kinds of tools they'll use when they are out of school and become working members of their communities.
Try Wall Pop dry erase stickers on a table in your classroom! I use it for spelling work, small group instruction, and math time. They add a pop of color, too! I love this idea for my kiddie table for small groups!
Math about me. Students fold paper into 8 equal parts, write their name decoratively on the center line, an outline the folds. Then they write in numbers that relate to their lives and decorate! day of school idea?
Have student wrinkle up the paper heart (not tearing it) and then try to flatten it out. Discuss how words or actions can harm a heart and take time to heal. Good first week of school activity or for an anti-bullying activity.
Behavior management tool: Use an old Kleenex box and cover it with duck tape. Need cotton balls When a student needs to calm down, they dump them out and count them as they put it back in box until they calm down!