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Human scavenger hunt -great get-to-know-you activity for the first week of class.

The Science Life

An educational blog that shares ideas about teaching! Mostly geared towards science, but sometimes offer ideas that any teacher might benefit from. Come see me!

Team Building

Beginning of the Year Team Building Updates - Young Teacher Love

How has your summer vacation been going? Mine has been both relaxing and busy at the same time. I have been working like a busy bee planning for my mid-August nuptials! If you follow me on Instagram, then you’re definitely up to date on all things wedding! I’ve also been making more of an effort […]

Back to School Activities "Get To Know You" First Week of School

Begin the year with some fun and fresh back to school activities to help your students get to know each other during the first weeks of school! These seven back-to-school activities, geared toward students in grades 3 through 5, are engaging and interactive! Includes all the descriptions, printables...

Encourage students to realize the power of growth mindset and the word 'yet' with this read aloud and free graphic organizer.

Growth Mindset: The Power of Yet - The Brown Bag Teacher

Encourage students to realize the power of growth mindset and the word 'yet' with this read aloud and free graphic organizer.

Figure Me Out! "All about me" math activity for beginning of the year or any time of the year!

Figure Me Out!

I got this idea from my peer teacher, Nina. It's a great way for students to share about themselves. I think it would be perfect for a first day of school activity. I would start by having the students first write the numbers. Later, once we have learned about multiplication and division, I would have them create the equations. Finally, they can put it all together in time for Open House. It can be easily adapted for the younger grades by using addition and/or subtraction. It can be adapted…

Maybe next year I'll try to put a weekly newsletter out. I just wish prints didn't have a limit and paper/ink didn't cost any money! Maybe if I have a class website, it will fit nicely on there! :)

Parent Communication

This month I'm linking up to discuss parent communication. I will say my parents appreciate the systems I've put into place to keep them informed about their child's education. 1) Weekly Newsletter- every Monday students take home a newsletter in their folder. As you can see I let parents know what we're learning that week, important dates, notes and homework. 2) Classroom Website- every weekend I update the classroom website with the weekly newsletter above and important dates. I have…

Tell me your 3 favorite things in life!

Tyler Leskowsky on Instagram: “Today's whiteboard! Now to think of one for tomorrow 🤔 #miss5thswhiteboard #mrlsclassroom #teacherspayteachers #teachersfollowteachers…”

77 Likes, 8 Comments - Tyler Leskowsky (@mr.lsclassroom) on Instagram: “Today's whiteboard! Now to think of one for tomorrow 🤔 #miss5thswhiteboard #mrlsclassroom…”

5 Strategies for a SOLID START to your School Year - Middle School Blog Post by…

5 Strategies for A Solid Start to Your School Year | Teaching ELA with Joy

Teachers like starting the school year feeling well-prepared and confident. Read about 5 Strategies for a Solid Start to Your School Year

Back to School Parent Input Form freebie

Parent Support for At Home Reading & Back To School Parent Input Form Freebie

Provide your parents ways to easily support their readers at home!

Fun in First Grade: 1st Day of School Tips comprehensive list some things I need to remember.

Fun in First Grade: 1st Day of School Tips comprehensive list some things I need to remember.

Great idea for kids to think about qualities they look for in a friend and how they should treat their classmates.

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Great idea for kids to think about qualities they look for in a friend and how they should treat their classmates.

Getting to Know YOU! Back to School Chit Chat Cards FREEBIE

If you already own my Getting to Know YOU! Back to School Chit Chat Cards, snag this FREEBIE because it is MORE cards to add to your back to school fun!I am always looking for new ways to begin that very first day of the school year. It is an amazing time where we set the tone for what is to come in...

Forms for your back to school night and first week of school as well as TONS of other ideas for the beginning of the year in Kinder!

Start A Fire

Sweet & Spicy Bacon Wrapped Chicken Tenders - one of the best things we ate last week. Only 4 simple ingredients - chicken, bacon, brown sugar and chili powder. They only take about 5 minutes to make and are ready to eat in under 30 minutes. Sweet and salty in one bite!

ALL ABOUT ME FREEBIE! - this is great for FIRST week of school - so fun!!

All About ME FREEBIE by Science & Math Doodles

ALL ABOUT ME FREEBIE! - this is great for FIRST week of school - so fun!!

Open House Made Easy (The Primary Peach)

Hey Y'all! I can't even believe we're talking back-to-school! Didn't summer JUST start??? Back to school means lots of things...school supplies, squeaky clean teacher planners, new clothes (maybe that