I *heart* this! We sometimes forget how difficult the first day of school can be for some kids
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Sometimes we just want our hair to be sleek and straight - but it can be difficult (especially for the curly hair beauties!). We've got some tips for how to get your hair perfectly straight!
For the Classroom
Home is where the REAL me comes out. This is where the good, bad and ugly all converge. The truth is many times I get so caught up in shaping my children that I forget my own heart needs some serious shaping first. We need to recognize and remember as moms that words. are. powerful. As you consider how to use your words to strengthen your children, here are three ways words can be used as “weapons of good”...
What To Wear In Family Portraits...Sometimes This Can Be One Of The Most Difficult Decisions, Trying To Color Coordinate Everyone In The Picture...Click On Picture For Tips On How To Help Solve This Issue...
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"Would You Rather..." Questions | Fun Get-To-Know-You idea for the first day of school! I did a force choice question 8 times - and then had the students predict how many different variations there could be. (2^8) We then discussed what this could represent... coin tosses, true/false tests. Great way to have fun and do math on the first day!
As an aquarius I can honestly say I think we are some of the most difficult people to be in love with..
I Can Cloud. I use I Can statements. As an end of the year project, we can use this cloud to make a timeline of all the things we've learned how to do this school year. I'll hang them up in the room and the kids can take them home the last day of school.
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Love this! We did one on the first day of school, how fun to do one on the last day of school too! Would You Rather Questions for the End of the Year
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We can't get enough of the sweet "Back to School Fairy" tradition that this family started. The day before the first day of school, the "fairy" ding dong ditches and leaves a treat for the students-to-be!
in this day and age, i wonder sometimes how enhanced some of these photos are.
Gotta get this for the end of the school year. I read "First Day Jitters" on the first day
first day of school celebration- Happies for the kids!
Think this would be a great guide to follow when packing kids lunches since sometimes we make them the hardest meal of the day to make How to pack your lunch!
Setting the Tone in the First 10 Minutes of the First Day of School- I think even high school kids would love this!
How does the first day of preschool go? You can read about our first day back to school in this post. -Teaching 2 and 3 Year Olds
broken link... but would be cute to do this on the first day of school each year with kids...
Cute idea for the first day of school. I started to make a sign for the first day of school for Eve last year and this would be neat to go with it. You fill this out on the first day and then one for the last day. It was linked on simplyfrugal.ca
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Great quote! I think we forget this sometimes! Too much focus on the people who don't do anything for us!
Coping Skills - We all have good days and bad days. For some of us, especially if mental health issues are involved, the bad days can be all-consuming, so when they hit we need to have the coping skills to deal with the emotional distress we find ourselves in. Here a worksheet that gives advice on how we can help ourselves cope during difficult times, across six different aspects of our lives:
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I love this book! It would be great for back to school. I'm planning to read it on the first day of class. Site has writing prompt ideas.
DIY cardboard Christmas tree This would be so fun for kids to decorate/color on. I love this! For leap week after thanksgiving to get in the Christmas cheer. We can read them the story of Christmas, discuss the meaning, how we can prepare our hearts for Christmas and play Christmas music while the color!