Teach Me How to Read (rap song for kids about reading/ABC's) To the tune of "Teach Me How to Dougie" SO cute! Love that Harry Kindergarten
Teach Me How To Factor quadratics(WSHS Math Rap Song)
Love this idea to teach kids giving a book a chance. "Blind Date with a Book" Activity for independent reading. Wrap up books and decorate with key words that relate to each. Students pick a book, unwrap it, record it and read for 30 pages. Good date=keep it, finish it, review it. Bad date=return it, and write about why it wasn't the book for you. Great "get to know yourself as a reader" activity! I am SO doing this!
Teach Me How to Dougie - Learn how to Dougie from WVU's John Flowers & friends
This is a very well done rap by elementary school age students in grades 3 – 5, about the importance of reading and how our brain grows as we read. This is a great resource to encourage reading!
How to teach kids about the 5 senses? These 45 science experiments not only teach kids about senses of touch, see, smell, taste, hear, but also scientific thinking and methodology - for kids from preschool, kindergarten, to high school. Fun STEM activities for classroom, homeschool, or after school supplements. Many are also great science fair project ideas.
This would be so cute as "What Do You Like to Read?" Kids use the letters of their names to tell about reading preferences.
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Here is a great resource for teaching the "hows" and "whys" of selecting and reading "Just Right" books. This resource includes a detailed lesson plan with a PowerPoint presentation to teach students about "Just Right" books. During the lesson the teacher will ask and answer three important questions. What is a "Just Right" book? Why is it important to read "Just Right" books? How will I know a book is "Just Right" for me? Comes with posters, bookmarks and reading logs. $
Anecdotal note form from the 2/3 reading workshop toolkit - includes decoding, comprehension, and fluency! Read the post for ideas about how to figure out what to teach during guided reading.
Looking for a fun way to teach your kids how to read? Try these 3 fun ways to teach Preschool Reading
How to be a well read person: for the love of Dumbledore just read Harry Potter :)
Teach me how to dougie hahahaha The popular majority adores me; thou shalt not fornicate with my douglas. Hahahahahhahahahahaa
We love these Silly Science Experiments For Kids! Prev8 of 11Next Learn About The Heart This is a really neat way to teach kids how the heart works! Via Kids Activities Blog
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सु Teach me how to trust my heart, my mind, my intuition, my inner knowing, the senses of my body, the blessings, my spirit. Teach me how to trust these things so that I may enter my sacred space and love beyond my fear and this walk more in balance with the passing of each glorious sun सु --Lakota Prayer
Read about lots of great ideas to help you teach character traits in reading.
A Child’s Ten Commandments to Parents. Reading this just makes me want to do everything to be a better Mom. 1. My hands are small; please don’t expect perfection whenever I make a bed, draw a picture, or throw a ball. My legs are short; please slow down so that I can keep up with you. 2. My eyes have not seen the world as yours have; please let me explore safely: don’t restrict me unnecessarily. 3. Housework will always be there. I’m only little such a short time—please take time to explain things to me about this wonderful world, and do so willingly. 4. My feelings are tender; please be sensitive to my needs; don’t nag me all day long. (You wouldn’t want to be nagged for your inquisitiveness.) Treat me as you would like to be treated. 5. I am a special gift from God; please treasure me as God intended you to do, holding me accountable for my actions, giving me guidelines to live by, and disciplining me in a loving manner. 6. I need your encouragement, but not your praise, to grow. Please go easy on the criticism; remember you can criticize the things I do without criticizing me. 7. Please give me the freedom to make decisions concerning myself. Permit me to fail, so that I can learn from my mistakes. Then someday I’ll be prepared to make the kind of decisions life requires of me. 8. Please don’t do things over for me. Somehow that makes me feel that my efforts didn’t quite measure up to your expectations. I know it’s hard, but please don’t try to compare me with my brother or my sister. 9. Please don’t be afraid to leave for a weekend together. Kids need vacations from parents, just as parents need vacations from kids. Besides, it’s a great way to show us kids that your marriage is very special. 10. Please take me to Sunday school and church regularly, setting a good example for me to follow. I enjoy learning more about God. I know that when the kids are driving me crazy, I can sit down and read this and feel so much better! Where was this yesterday!?!?! :) *Feel free to print off and put on your fridge for a daily reminder of how to treat your kiddos! **A Child’s Ten Commandments to Parents, by Dr. Kevin Leman
FREEBIE: After reading the popular book 'The Day the Crayons Quit", use this fun read and response activity in class! Students fill in the name of the color they choose to write about, write their favorite thing to draw with that color, and then draw a picture. Great for your kindergarten classroom
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Are you wondering how to teach money management for kids? Here is a great post that talks about the top 7 critical lessons they need to learn NOW!
Every day the internet tells us how to be perfect parents, yet every day I feel like I fail a little bit more! Especially when it comes to reading and raising kids who love to read. I tried everything before I made peace with myself about the fact that my child doesn't like to read. And that's okay. Here's the story.
FREE! Teach long vowels using this catchy song; freebie...I taught pre-k in my home for over 10 years and this is how I taught everyone to read before they went to Kindergarten! amazing tools!
How to REALLY teach your kids compassion - talk about intentional parenting. This is a MUST READ!
Are you a teacher in need of classroom organization tips and ideas for setting up a classroom and home reading program? Read this post for tips and strategies to implement a reading program for children using Daily 5, using leveled readers and book baskets to teach kids to read, and more. Plus how-to create reading folders with a FREE parent hand-out printable.
math song and dance about transformations! to the tune of the "Cha Cha slide"
Soooo cute, so many ideas! Will definitely be using some of these. The kids will love the alphabet squish, and how cute is that skeleton x-ray??? 35+ Alphabet Activities - I Can Teach My Child!
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