Empathy is an important topic for kids, especially with the growing focus on social and emotional learning. I created this lesson to have a fun and engaging way to practice different scenarios with kids to really get them to think about how it feels to be in the other person's shoes. ... Read More about Walk in my Sneakers; lesson on empathy
Embracing our school's "Leader in me" process, I re-decorated my office with the 7 habits of happy kids. This year instead of doing student of the month we are calling it Leader of the month and focusing on a different habit a month. I found these adorable colorful signs here:The Playful Octopus ... Read More about The Leader in Me 7 Habits
Tomorrow is the first school day for students in our school district. Every year, I like to set goals for myself so I figured this would be the day to do it. This year my school is implementing "The Leader in Me" process, which utilizes the 7 habits of highly effective people. Goal setting is what the habit "Begin with the end in mind" is all about. Here are my goals for this school year: 1. ... Read More about New School Year, New Goals!
My second attempt at making Calm Down Bottles, this time the GLITTER edition. I definitely like this one the best but it took more ingredients and more time. I got this idea from: MsKCpotter's blog Steps: 1. Buy all the ingredients: Voss 800 Ml /27oz Glass Water Bottle Elmer's Liquid Clear School Glue Glitter Assorted Colors (I used 3 different sized glitter) Elmer's Liquid ... Read More about Calm Down Bottles (attempt #2)
Since I still have a few more days left of summer I decided to try to make a Sensory calm down bottle I have seen all over Pinterest (this is my first attempt, I am going to try a different one tomorrow). My office is known for being a little distracting, so this will add to that lol This idea was found on: Fun at Home with Kids Blog Here are the steps: 1. Buy the ingredients: 1 bottle of ... Read More about Sensory Calm Down Bottles