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The name jar

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I love how children can be involved in arriving as well as the parent's. Kids can move the rock with their name each morning. I would change the way the names are on the rocks, however, and just write or paint on them for a more natural look. - LW ---------------------------- Sign In / Attendance Idea (NO link, just image)

I love how children can be involved in arriving as well as the parent's. Kids can move the rock with their name each morning. I would change the way the names are on the rocks, however, and just write or paint on them for a more natural look. - LW ---------------------------- Sign In / Attendance Idea (NO link, just image)

A graphic of an outline of a cookie jar pattern ot cut out and put on a bulletin board

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Day 7 of 31 Days of Kindergarten and today is all about 20 FREE Name Activities for the First Week of Kindergarten.  News flash!! Most of my kindergartners come into my classroom on the first day of s

Day 7 of 31 Days of Kindergarten and today is all about 20 FREE Name Activities for the First Week of Kindergarten. News flash!! Most of my kindergartners come into my classroom on the first day of s

Today I'm sharing one of my favourite tasks for building community in the classroom.  Students are able to share an important aspect of ...

Today I'm sharing one of my favourite tasks for building community in the classroom. Students are able to share an important aspect of themselves (the story of their name) with the class and with me, their teacher. Through this task we are also working on important skills, like reading comprehension, writing, and reflection. Day 1 To begin, I asked my students to write any name they wish they had on a sticky note. They then placed it in a mason jar. I read my class the story "The Name Jar"…

Art Project for Year Long Bulletin Boards - Bubble Letter Name Art + Freebie - I Want to be a Super Teacher

This bubble letter name art idea can be a simple elementary art project or year long bulletin board solution. Easy to prep and comes with a {FREE} editable doc!

I Love 2 Teach: classroom management

Creating a Wordle is so easy and fun! In my humble opinion, the most powerful word in any classroom is a student's name. I'm not talki...

The Name Jar - Chart of what make us special.

I found such a wonderful book. It's actually more than 10 years old, so what took me so long to discover it. The Name Jar is about a little girl that recently moved from Korea and is nervous that the American children will not like her. She wonders if she should change her name to an American name that is easier to pronounce. It's a lovely story with an ending the kids in my class can learn from. This is actually something that happens in my class quite often and so many of my students were…

Story of my Name Writing | Fun in Fourth

Today I'm sharing one of my favourite tasks for building community in the classroom. Students are able to share an important aspect of themselves (the story of their name) with the class and with me, their teacher. Through this task we are also working on important skills, like reading comprehension, writing, and reflection. Day 1 To begin, I asked my students to write any name they wish they had on a sticky note. They then placed it in a mason jar. I read my class the story "The Name Jar"…