Building a positive community in your classroom is so important at the beginning of the school year. Read how to get off to a positive start. I like the sparkle idea but I might change the words a bit.
Random Act of Kindness Activity Bundle with Printables Powerpoint and QR Codes
Spread love and kindness across your whole school community. Challenge your students (and staff) to commit to at least one Random Act of Kindness. Use this activity and powerpoint bundle to inspire, challenge and show them how they can make a difference i
Too many icebreakers require students to take massive social risks with people they barely know. Or they don't really help students get to know each other. Or they are just plain cheesy. Here are three that are actually good. Great if you teach in a speci
Building a Classroom Community with a Student Photo Wall - Lessons With Laughter Ideas for modifying this for first grade in the comments. Could fit into 7 Habits, Responsive Classroom, rule making process, hopes and dreams, etc.
Curious about project based learning in a primary classroom? My students raised money to make a difference in our school community. Here's my project based leaning experience in a grade classroom. How to's, mistakes, and my story.
Valentine's Day Random Act of Kindness Activity Bundle with video and qr codes
Spread LOVE and KINDNESS across your whole school community this Valentine's Day. Challenge your students (and staff) to commit to at least one Random Act of Kindness this Valentine's Day. Use this 90 page activity bundle to inspire, challenge and show ho
Favorite Back To School Activity: Friend Wanted Ads
My favorite Back To School Activity! It's the perfect whole class activity to help build community in your classroom at the beginning of the school year. Students share what they are looking for in a new friend, and how they can be a good friend to other
School Climate Sunshine Committee School MoraleSchool Climate: Administrators, team leaders, and Sunshine Committees have an important role in the school's climate. This file includes activities that help build school community.
Community Building Activities for the First Week of School
Engaging, fn activities to build classroom community the first week of school! These back to school community building activities (STEM, books, ice breakers, games) will help students learn and practice social skills and develop friendships.