Classroom Library Labels and Stickers

Classroom Library Labels and Stickers

I'm in love! This brand new pack of classroom library labels and stickers makes it so easy for students to return books to their just right spot without any help from you.  A day of sorting and labeling will save you time and sanity for YEARS to come. It's the...

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Classroom Library Labels & Stickers

Classroom Library Labels & Stickers

Take your classroom library to the next level with this bright and colorful batch of labels and coordinating book stickers. They make it so easy for students to return books to their just right spot without any help from you!

The set includes 146 different options so you can easily organize your books by months, holidays, themes or reading level.

There’s even a blank set of labels and stickers so you can make new ones for anything under the sun!

NOTE: The cards are 4.25 inches wide x 5.5 inches tall. To make them smaller, just print them at a smaller percentage. For instance, you could print them at 75% to make them 3.18 inches x 4.125 inches. The formatting will stay the same but the scale will shrink.

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The Reading Roadmap

Finally! Discover the proven, research-based teaching strategies and tools that help 95% of children learn to read by the end of first grade. Never worry that students are slipping through the cracks again.The Reading Roadmap PD has already empowered teachers to help...

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Seasonal Centers

Seasonal Centers

The changing from season to season is a great way to teach students about the passage of time. These activities can provide kids in preschool, kindergarten and first grade helpful ways to explore the whole year. Whether you’re looking for apples, leaves and pumpkin...

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Holiday Centers

Holiday Centers

Holidays are such an exciting time for kids and when you’re able to bring hands-on, fun activities into the classroom you can amplify their joy! We’ve compiled a list of many easy-to-set-up centers to celebrate throughout the entire year with your PreK, Kindergarten...

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50 Books to Read Before Kindergarten

50 Books to Read Before Kindergarten

One of the best ways to get kids ready for kindergarten is to read stories out loud together. That's why I was excited to team up with one of my favorite printable designers, Carli at Dimple Prints, and share a list of 50 of our favorite children's books to read...

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Camping Writing Prompts

Camping Writing Prompts

No summer is complete without a camping trip or two!  This fun set of camping writing prompts is a great way for kids to do a little creative writing and engage their imagination. Scroll down to grab your freebie!  Looking for more writing fun?!  Grab our Writing...

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Student Book Recommendations

Student Book Recommendations

Student book recommendations are a great way to get kids talking about the stories they read. Whether you're working on an author study, need a book-themed bulletin board idea, or just want kids to reflect on books, this sheet is sure to do the trick! Grab your copy...

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First Grade Centers

First Grade Centers

If you’re looking for first grade centers your students will beg to repeat, you’ve come to the right spot! Playdough to Plato is all-in on helping you save time, stay inspired and get bigger teaching results so we pulled together some of our favorite first grade...

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Kindergarten Centers

Kindergarten Centers

If you’re looking for kindergarten centers your students will beg to repeat, you’ve come to the right spot! Playdough to Plato is all-in on helping you save time, stay inspired and get bigger teaching results so we pulled together some of our favorite kindergarten...

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Pre-Kindergarten Centers

Pre-Kindergarten Centers

If you’re looking for pre-kindergarten centers your students will beg to repeat, you’ve come to the right spot! Playdough to Plato is all-in on helping you save time, stay inspired and get bigger teaching results so we pulled together some of our favorite...

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32 Must-Try Classroom Management Tips

32 Must-Try Classroom Management Tips

Classroom management is a critical piece of any successful school year. Students must know how to wait their turn, work out conflicts, stay on task - the list goes on.  There are so many components teachers need to orchestrate well in order for learning to happen. Get...

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25 Fun Quiet Time Activities

25 Fun Quiet Time Activities

When my oldest son gave up naps almost a year and a half ago, I scrambled to set up some quiet time activities that would keep him entertained for half an hour so that I could have a much needed break in the middle of the day. Fast forward to today, and we have a...

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15 Flexible Seating Ideas

15 Flexible Seating Ideas

Flexible seating has become all the rage in elementary school classrooms. Rather than confining kids to traditional tables and chairs, teachers are giving students lots of different seating options so that children can take control of their learning and find a...

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21 Brilliant Classroom Organization Hacks

21 Brilliant Classroom Organization Hacks

These 21 brilliant classroom organization hacks will keep you well prepared all year long. Sort supplies, keep track of student work, find a label for almost everything under the sun! Get inspired and then hop over to become a VIP Plato Pack member so you can get all...

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Snow STEM Challenges

Snow STEM Challenges

Add a major dose of magic to your lesson plans this winter with a batch of engaging snow STEM challenges! Students will love learning how snowflakes are made and then diving into engineering, problem solving and (of course!) STEM (science, technology, engineering and math).

The STEM challenges are perfect for winter parties, snow units, early finisher activities, STEM boxes or just because.

 

INSIDE YOU’LL FIND:

–> Snow fact sheet

–> “All About Snow” record sheet

–> 10 toothpick and marshmallow task cards + record sheet

–> Build your own toothpick and marshmallow snowflake + record sheet

–> 10 EASY geoboard task cards + record sheet

–> 10 HARD geoboard task cards + record sheet

–> 12 task cards comparing the weight of marshmallow “snowballs” to common class supplies like paperclips

–> 2 EASY roll and cover pattern block mats

–> 2 HARD roll, add and cover pattern block mats

–> I Have, Who Has 2D Shape Game

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Editable Schedule Cards

Editable Schedule Cards

These editable schedule cards help kids keep track of what’s already happened during the school day and anticipate what’s coming next.

Since the 60 editable schedule cards are customizable, you can easily change the activity names. Just click on the text box and type in a new one!

Ready to work on telling time? Post your favorite type of clock next to the name of each activity. The set includes three versions: digital, analog and a combination of both. They’re all editable too!

 

INSIDE YOU’LL FIND:

The 60 editable schedule cards are customizable so you can easily change the activity names. You’ll find one card for each of the following events:

–> Art

–> Assembly

–> Birthday

–> Buddies

–> Calendar

–> Class Meeting

–> Clean Up

–> Circle Time

–> Craft

–> Daily 5

–> Dance Party

–> Dismissal

–> Drill (4 versions)

–> Field Trip

–> Free Choice

–> Gym

–> Journals

–> Library

–> Lunch

–> Math

–> Math Centers

–> Morning Work

–> Music

–> Pack Up

–> Party

–> P.E.

–> Pictures

–> Phonics

–> Play Time (2 versions)

–> Poetry

–> Quiet Time

–> Reading (3 versions)

–> Recess (3 versions)

–> Science

–> Science Centers

–> Smart Board

–> Show and Tell

–> Snack

–> Social Studies

–> STEM

–> Surprise

–> Visitor (2 versions)

–> Tablets

–> Technology

–> Word Work (4 versions)

–> Worship

–> Writing (2 versions)

PLUS 3 TYPES OF CLOCKS:

–> Analog

–> Digital

–> Both analog and digital

 

Check out all of the cards included in this set below.

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Editable Literacy Center Labels

Editable Literacy Center Labels

Whether you use Daily Five, reading groups or something else entirely, these editable literacy center labels make it *so easy* to customize a station rotation that's a perfect fit for your classroom. Grab your set in our shop or on Teachers Pay Teachers!  Then,...

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Target Teacher Hacks

Target Teacher Hacks

Don't go to Target until you've had a chance to take a look at these Target teacher hacks! The creative ideas will make your classroom colorful, fun, and functional all at the same time. Get ready for an awesome Target makeover. Then, become a VIP Plato Pack member so...

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Gorgeous Classroom Libraries

Gorgeous Classroom Libraries

Get ready for some serious inspiration! These gorgeous classroom libraries are packed with cheerful color schemes, genius organization tips and cozy designs. Add just a few of these ideas to your space and your students will be motivated to read all year long! Get...

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STEM Challenge: Build Famous Landmarks

STEM Challenge: Build Famous Landmarks

Can your kids build the Eiffel Tower, the Great Wall of China AND the Empire State Building in one afternoon?! These 47 STEM challenge cards use real pictures of famous landmarks from around the world to inspire kids to build those three sites and so many more.

The STEM challenge cards are a great way to help kids develop abstract thinking, design, engineering and building skills.

Just cut apart the cards and grab a batch of building blocks for some serious STEM fun.

 

INSIDE YOU’LL FIND:

–> Great Wall of China // China

–> The Twelve Apostles // Australia

–> Mount Everest // Nepal

–> Piazza San Marco // Italy

–> The Hollywood Sign // USA

–> Mount Eden Crater // New Zealand

–> Neuschwanstein Castle // Germany

–> Agia Sophia // Turkey

–> The Great Buddha // Japan

–> White House // USA

–> Pyramids of Giza // Egypt

–> Saint Spyridonas Church // Greece

–> Tower Bridge // England

–> Notre Dame Cathedral // France

–> Sphinx // Egypt

–> Golden Gate Bridge // USA

–> Burj Khalifa // United Arab Emirates

–> Leaning Tower of Pisa // Italy

–> Forbidden City // China

–> Jefferson Arch // USA

–> Saint Basil’s Cathedral // Russia

–> Sydney Opera House // Australia

–> Parthenon // Greece

–> Space Needle // USA

–> Taj Mahal // India

–> Eiffel Tower // France

–> Angkor Wat // Cambodia

–> Kukulcan El Castilla // Mexico

–> Easter Island Statues // Chile

–> Empire State Building // USA

–> Colosseum // Italy

–> Arc de Triomphe // France

–> Machu Picchu // Peru

–> Statue of Liberty // USA

–> CN Tower // Canada

–> Tower of Hercules // Spain

–> Rialto Bridge // Italy

–> Stonehenge // England

–> Sucevita Monastery // Romania

–> Petronas Towers // Malaysia

–> Potala Palace // China

–> Red Fort // India

–> Wat Phra Si Sanphet // Thailand

–> Butchart Garden // Canada

–> Ayers Rock // Australia

–> Red Fort // India

–> Cologne Cathedral // Germany

 

For students who are ready for a challenge, the pack includes 4 different record sheets to choose from too!

The famous landmark STEM challenge is a perfect compliment to our toothpick STEM structures!

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25 Ways to Teach Kindness

25 Ways to Teach Kindness

I want my kids to grow up to be kind, thoughtful grown ups so I was excited to pull together a Kindness Jar filled with 25 simple ways we could spread some joy to strangers. Whether you decide to see how many of the activities you can complete in just one day or you...

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