No Tricks, Just "Treats"
Hocus Pocus | Stars | Letter
Tree | Body
Reading | Candy Wrapper | Left
Rainbow | Tap and Count | Counting
Book | Hush | Word
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Stars and Audience - When children are selected to hold visuals, act out stories, or lead activities explain that they are the "stars." The other children are the "audience" and have the important job of listening and paying attention.
Ring - Write children's names on 8" sentence strips, punch a hole,
and attach to a book ring. Use the ring to randomly call on children to
answer questions, to line up, to do a special job, etc..
Jingle Bell Club - When children learn how to tie their shoes, attach a "jingle
bell" on their laces and give them a membership card to the "Jingle
Here's a new cheer children will enjoy. When they do a good
job, make fists with your hands, cross your arms in front of you to make
an "X" and say, "Excellent"!
Planning Tubs -Talk about a great idea for organization! A teacher in Hendersonville,
TN, shared that she has 5 tubs that she uses for planning. Each tub is
labeled with a different day - "Monday," "Tuesday," etc.
She puts daily lesson plans, worksheets, props, games, books, words to
songs, and so forth in the tubs. Everything she will need for each day
is in one convenient place. By doing this Friday afternoon, she's all set
for the following week. (This would also be helpful for a sub!)
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