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.