Mr. Collinson's website has a huge selection of fully planned lessons. This one in particular teaches about Materials, Objects, and Everyday Structures.
Finally in First
The Frugal Teacher: lots of ideas about products, classroom procedures, and room set up
Once Upon a First Grade Adventure: A Chocolate Lover's Lesson on Matter (with a freebie for you!)
Chapter 1 from the book HOW TO TEACH SO STUDENTS REMEMBER. "Reach: If you can't reach them, you can't teach them." (ASCD)
Pocket Lapbook Templates
hot glued pom-poms to the top of dry erase marker for students to have easy access to erasers and my tissues weren't wasted. Easy and cheap solution!
Warning! science ahead! square sticker
warning science ahead
A very productive use of reading amd writing time. Love these ideas
A Prayer for the First Day of School--- LOVE THIS ....... every teacher needs to say this each day !!!!
21 Free Classroom Organization Labels and Tags
Teach Junkie: 21 Classroom Organization Labels and Tags - Days of the Week Drawers
Amazing website... this woman has thought of EVERYTHING for classroom organization. Pin now, read later!!
This is a great way to greet the students on the first day. The teacher gives each student a Meet the Teacher page and a goodie bag. There is also a student info sheet on each desk. This could be a great first assignment for students to begin working on as soon as they enter the room. 2366
Chemical Reactions: Make a Penny Turn Green (with free printable)
Make a penny turn green just like The Statue of Liberty in this science activity for kids! ~ BuggyandBuddy.com
Crazy for First Grade: Back to School- The First Day in First Grade!!!