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Mess-free painting with an added sensory component...Bubble Wrap! This is a great fine motor strengthening activity. MUST try this!!

Mess-free painting with an added sensory component...Bubble Wrap! This is a great fine motor strengthening activity. MUST try this!!

Quiet time or restaurant activity Put velcro dots on the ends of popsicle sticks. Kids can make letters or shapes over and over again.

Quiet time or restaurant activity Put velcro dots on the ends of popsicle sticks. Kids can make letters or shapes over and over again.

great for Working with Words! the students match the upper case letter on the clothes pin with the lower case letter on the card.

great for Working with Words! the students match the upper case letter on the clothes pin with the lower case letter on the card.

Fab 'Family' display area - shared by Transforming our Learning Environment into a Space of Possibilities (",)

Fab 'Family' display area - shared by Transforming our Learning Environment into a Space of Possibilities (",)

Use a colorful dish drainer to hold file folders.  Use the utensil cup to hold pencils.  This is genius.

Use a colorful dish drainer to hold file folders. Use the utensil cup to hold pencils. This is genius.

Type-it is one that they race for.  I just took an old keyboard and fancied it up with cutesy stickers.  They "type" their words.  I get a kick out of watching them do this.  Some of my girls take it so seriously and act like they are at the office.

Type-it is one that they race for. I just took an old keyboard and fancied it up with cutesy stickers. They "type" their words. I get a kick out of watching them do this. Some of my girls take it so seriously and act like they are at the office.

Love that this color-matching activity is self contained in the box top. Might be good for a beginning of year activity/workstation. Could add numbers or letters/words. Use construction paper and contact paper.

Magnetic alphabet trays make learning on the go a breeze. | 31 Clever And Inexpensive Ideas For Teaching Your Child At Home

Magnetic alphabet trays make learning on the go a breeze. | 31 Clever And Inexpensive Ideas For Teaching Your Child At Home

Create a class directory and put it in the writing center.  This way students always know how to spell everyone's name.

Create a class directory and put it in the writing center. This way students always know how to spell everyone's name.