Elementary Classroom Ideas

A collection by Simply Creative Teaching of resources, and lesson tips plus ideas for all elementary classroom ideas. Get everything you need for elementary…
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Land your ideal teaching job, whether it’s your first year and you have no experience or you just want to update your teaching portfolio, these editable teacher resumes are unique and stand out! The design of each resume template for teachers is simple and creative, and the design ideas included are the perfect way to showcase your skills. These editable resumes can work for elementary, middle, or high school teachers - even special area teachers or special education teachers.
These spiral math review and math warm ups for 1st and 2nd grade are essential for the first or second grade classroom. Use these in Google Slides, Google Classroom, or Seesaw. Students complete a small set of problems to work on number sense, place values, equations, and more. They are perfect for test prep, and teachers love that they are only one page a week. You can use these as worksheets, homework, or morning work. They are a fun, quick way to review Common Core math skills and standards!
Teach your students how to have accountable talk using these sentence starters and stems. These speech bubbles contain rules and stems for students to use as prompts for having conversations in reading, writing, and math. These can be used on an anchor chart in primary or elementary classrooms. I also have bookmarks, lessons, and posters for teaching all about accountable talk and what is accountable talk!

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Getting to Know You Elementary Ideas for Back to School
This back to school season, build relationships among your students with these fun Getting to Know You activities for kids! From icebreakers to making friendship bracelets, we provide creative ideas to promote community in the classroom. Perfect for kindergarten, first grade, or 2nd grade, these activities encourage communication and connections. Explore these free back to school activities today for exciting ways to build connections and create a positive learning environment!
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The #1 Getting to Know You Activity for Classroom Management
Looking to foster relationships among your students during back to school? This blog post is filled with fun Getting to Know You activities for kids! From icebreakers to games, get creative ideas to promote friendship and community in the classroom. Perfect for kindergarten, first grade, or 2nd grade, these activities encourage communication through making friendship bracelets. Explore these free back to school activities for exciting ways to build connections.
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10 Books for Classroom Management
Integrate these crucial top 10 classroom management books into your first day of school read-aloud for building community! These picture books effectively convey lessons on fostering community among students, covering topics such as friendships, anti-bullying, and community-building strategies. Ideal for elementary classrooms including kindergarten through fifth grade!
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4 Back to School Teacher Tips
Follow these 4 teaching tips to make the first few weeks of schools stress free! Get advice on getting your classroom organized and ways to build classroom community. Learn how to prep and plan for the first week with FREE planning templates. Plus, make sure you don't forget anything during this stressful time with a FREE back to school checklist of all of the classroom procedures you should teach for successful classroom management. Read more and grab 2 FREEBIES here!
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Teaching 2nd Grade: 6 Important Things Teachers Need to Know
Whether you're a first year teacher or just changing grade levels, this list of 6 tips for teaching 2nd grade is a must read! Learn all about how to connect with second graders, plan math and reading activities, and what to do when things go off track. These teaching tips will help make teaching second grade stress free. As a bonus, get a FREE math center you can use to teach second grade today! Learn more here!
Are you new to teaching 2nd grade? Then check out these 3 tips to make teaching second grade easy and stress free. Learn my must haves for a second grade classroom and learn hacks for the first year of teaching second grade. These ideas will help you get classroom management, resources, and routines set up for your classroom. As a bonus, get FREE 2nd grade resources you can use today! Read more and get the best tips for teaching second grade here! Second Grade Guided Reading, Second Grade Classroom Management, Tying Shoes, Second Grade Classroom, Guided Math Groups, 2nd Grade Math Worksheets
3 Tips for Teaching 2nd Grade
Are you new to teaching 2nd grade? Then check out these 3 tips to make teaching second grade easy and stress free. Learn my must haves for a second grade classroom and learn hacks for the first year of teaching second grade. These ideas will help you get classroom management, resources, and routines set up for your classroom. As a bonus, get FREE 2nd grade resources you can use today! Read more and get the best tips for teaching second grade here!
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3 Tips for 2nd Grade Classroom Teachers
Are you new to teaching 2nd grade? Then check out these 3 tips to make teaching second grade easy and stress free. Learn my must haves for a second grade classroom and learn hacks for the first year of teaching second grade. These ideas will help you get classroom management, resources, and routines set up for your classroom. As a bonus, get FREE 2nd grade resources you can use today! Read more and get the best tips for teaching second grade here!
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Teaching 2nd Grade Reading: 6 Important Things Teachers Need to Know
Whether you're a first year teacher or just changing grade levels, this list of 6 tips for teaching 2nd grade is a must read! Learn all about how to connect with second graders, plan math and reading activities, and what to do when things go off track. These teaching tips will help make teaching second grade stress free. As a bonus, get a FREE math center you can use to teach second grade today! Learn more here!
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3 Tips for New 2nd Grade Reading Teachers
Are you new to teaching 2nd grade? Then check out these 3 tips to make teaching second grade easy and stress free. Learn my must haves for a second grade classroom and learn hacks for the first year of teaching second grade. These ideas will help you get classroom management, resources, and routines set up for your classroom. As a bonus, get FREE 2nd grade resources you can use today! Read more and get the best tips for teaching second grade here!
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Teaching in a 2nd Grade Classroom: 6 Important Things Teachers Need to Know
Whether you're a first year teacher or just changing grade levels, this list of 6 tips for teaching 2nd grade is a must read! Learn all about how to connect with second graders, plan math and reading activities, and what to do when things go off track. These teaching tips will help make teaching second grade stress free. As a bonus, get a FREE math center you can use to teach second grade today! Learn more here!
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Back to School Getting to Know You Activity for Kids
Looking to build friendships during back to school? This blog post is filled with Getting to Know You activities for kids, including making friendship bracelets! Use these free icebreakers and ideas to promote friendship and community in the classroom. Perfect for kindergarten, first grade, or 2nd grade, these activities encourage communication. Explore these free back to school activities today for exciting ways to build connections and create a positive learning environment!
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Activities and Elementary Classroom Ideas for Writing Sentences in 1st and 2nd Grade
Teaching how to write complete sentences just got easier! Learn how to set up writing activities that let your students practice sentence writing. Add these fun writing activities to your 1st and 2nd grade lesson plans today! These teaching tips help you teach sentence writing to your elementary students. Use these activities and centers to help your students master parts of a sentence and sentence formation. Learn more here!
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5 Fun Activities and Ideas for Writing Complete Sentences in the Elementary Classroom
Help your students master writing complete sentences with these easy to follow teaching tips. Learn how to set up writing activities that let your students practice sentence writing. Teaching how to write complete sentences just got easier! Learn how to use activities and centers to teach parts of sentence and sentence formation. These activities are perfect for 1st and 2nd grade. Learn more here!
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7 Easy Steps for Making Slime in the Elementary Classroom with Free Activity Ideas
Add slime activities to your elementary classroom celebrations! Check out this guide with helpful tips, a full recipes for making slime, and ideas to include slime in your lesson plans. Your students will love these fun and interactive activities. As a bonus, get FREE slime activities and resources to use in kindergarten, 1st, and 2nd grade today. Read more here!
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Centers and Activities for Writing Complete Sentences with Ideas for the Elementary Classroom
Are you looking for easy activities to teach writing complete sentences? Learn how to set up writing activities that let your students practice sentence writing in 1st and 2nd grade. Follow these easy teaching tips to make teaching how to write complete sentences easier. These activities and centers will help your students master parts of a sentence and sentence formation. Read more here!