Saturday, September 8, 2012

Think Outside the Box Thursday

Thanks for stopping by!  One of my favorite Morning Warm Up activities is my "Think Outside the Box Thursday!" activity.  I developed this unit to help my kiddos stretch the creative side of their brains. The goal is for them to make the shape into something no one else will think of.  This week's shape brought out some fabulous ideas!  Way to go kids!

 for this printable, click here :)
for your own copy of my 39 page Think Outside the Box Thursday pack, click here

Stay tuned for another peek into the creative minds of first graders!!


  1. I love this idea thank you!! My students are currently reading books in the morning but I think this is a better activity!! I was just wondering what your other days of the week look like in the morning?

  2. Cute idea! You have some creatives students!
    Conversations in Literacy

  3. What a great idea! I can't wait to try this with my students. It will be really neat to see what they come up with. Thanks so much!! :-)

  4. great ideas!! Maybe I missed it, but what are the rest of the week's activities?? Would love to see those too!

    ♥ Jen
    The Teacher's Cauldron

  5. love all your things - thanks for inviting me - I am a new follower!! :)

    ~ Kimberlee ~

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  6. Wow! What a great idea! Thank you so much for sharing this fantastic idea as well as ALL of your other fantastic ideas all of the time!

  7. I LOVE this! Thank you so much for sharing. I can't wait to use it with my class.

  8. I love Think Outside the Box Thursday! It is a great way to get students thinking creatively and to challenge them!

  9. I just wanted you to know that I loved this so much I had to share it with a friend of mine that teaches first grade.

  10. Thank you so much for sharing all of your ideas. We have been doing your morning warm-ups since the beginning of this year and it has worked AMAZINGLY well. Students and families love them, too. Please know that by sharing what works for you, there are two teachers in Kentucky who owe their smooth morning start to you!

  11. Thank you so much for sharing. I love your morning warm up routine and will be using it this year. You are a doll for sharing it for free!!!

  12. Thank you very much- these are great! Carol

  13. I am going to try this in my K class!!! Thanks for the idea!

  14. Thanks for your generous sharing of all of your ideas and printables. You are an awesome teacher and person!


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