|Posted by Eilis on August 27, 2012 at 12:10 AM|
I wanted to show off this welcome bulletin board outside my classroom. I am a BIG believer in covering bulletin boards in the kids' own art, but obviously I could not do that for the first day of school. The school had hung these new bulletin boards outside our classrooms over the summer, and mine was covered in owls - yeah! So....I looked on Teachers Notebook and found this adorable owl welcome banner to print, cut, and hang. Here's the link to the shop where I found it. I downloaded the black and white ones for FREE here.
And here are some of my beginning of the year Fine Motor Tubs. The kids do these for a few minutes as they arrive and unpack in the morning.
These are those foam cubes that the Dollar Tree carries.The goal is to use the chopsticks to build towers. I have had the "training" chopsticks since my own kids were little. I believe we got them when we ate Chinese/Japanese food at a restaurant.
Most of these spinning tops came from the birthday party section at the grocery store.
I have wanted to do this marble and bath mat activity that I saw on Prekinders.com for a long time. I saw the little ducks on clearance at Target this summer and knew it was time to stop thinking about it.