It’s early in the year… You will be together for a LONG time (think car trip to the Grand Canyon). So you want to begin to build your classroom community.
Establishing relationships is always a top priority for me. I want a classroom that takes care of each other’s hearts. For some kindergartners, this will be their first experience interacting with a peer group. Students come to us with a variety of social history, so it is important to set the tone of a strong classroom family.
Here are a few books that I spark a conversation.
If you have a quiet time in your day (some call it rest time) this might be a great treat for your kiddos.
It starts with you
I love this idea from The Brown Bag Teacher. Notes of praise are not new, but the way she manages it is GENIUS. Please take time looking over her post as well as some of her other posts on behavior. It will be time well spent! I promise!
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Have a fantastic week! I would love to hear your classroom community tips!