Great clock free template! Great for teaching counting in 5s first, then move on to time.
Mr. First Grade used hoola hoops for Racing Around the Clock
Teaching With Love and Laughter: First Grade Interactive Notebooks
'Very' helpful tips.
Lunch box letters: Put everything needed to make words with a base chunk in a lunchbox. Include a record sheet and this makes a great center activity. A free record sheet is available from Joyful Learning blog. Thanks!
First Day Jitters Feelings Graph for 1st Graders. Inspired by the book, "First Grade Jitters" by Robert Quackenbush. The graph is an activity included in my First Grade Jitters packet.
How to make a miniature pond in a pot - Add some goldfish and you won't have mosquito worries. Use gravel instead of the dirt and the water will be clearer. WANT TO TRY THIS!