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Thursday, September 18, 2014

T. G. I. F.

Yeah! I know it's just Thursday today, but I found two blogs from the past that seemed appropriate for today and tomorrow. 

Someone commented this week that you should do what “they” tell you to do the first four days of the week and Friday you should shut your door and teach the way you want to. That’s pretty good advice, don’t you think?

Here are some other ways to celebrate Friday!

The Friday Dance
Come on, everybody and take a chance. (Step back and forth as
It’s time to do the Friday dance. you snap your fingers.)
Everyone get up on your feet.
Clap and get the Friday beat! (Clap hands.)
It’s Friday! It’s Friday! It’s Friday! Yeah! (Hands in the air and dance.)                                                              
Friday Free Time
The last 15 minutes on Friday let the kids take off their shoes and do whatever they want!

Game Day
Invite children to bring board games (NOT video games) or card games from home and play the last 30 minutes of the day.

Sit Where You Want
Friday afternoon let children switch places and sit wherever they want.

Chew and Write
To encourage writing about what they learned during the week give each student sugar free gum to chew. They can chew the gum as long as they are writing.

Get together with another class or all the children on your grade level and sing! A different class could be in charge of this event every week.

SHUT YOUR DOOR and have some fun tomorrow!