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Apples Unit & Johnny Appleseed - A collection of ideas/activities to use in September to celebrate Johnny Appleseed and apple picking season. source

Theme - Frog Theme - A frog theme is lots of fun, especially during a "leap" year. Here's a collection of ideas to use when planning out your frog themed classroom. source

100th Day of School - Ideas for celebrating the hundredth day of school. source

Theme - Fishing Theme - Lots of ideas for putting together a fishing theme for your classroom. source

Theme - Sports Theme - Here is a collection of posts to get a sports theme started in your classroom! source

Theme - Western Theme - A collection of ideas to use to create a western/cowboy theme in your classroom. source

Theme - Castle Theme - Ideas and pictures for a castle / medieval themed classroom source

Winter Theme - Here are some winter related activities and ideas for winter themed bulletin boards source

Classroom Themes - Examples of creative themes to use in your classroom. source

Theme - Hollywood Theme - Classroom themes are increasingly more and more popular. Here's a collection of ideas to help you create a Hollywood theme in your classroom. source

Snowman Theme - Here are some snowman ideas for your classroom. source

Theme - Smiley Face Theme - If you want your classroom to be a happy place then this is the theme for you. Smiley faces will surely make your students smile! source

Theme - Garden and Bug Theme - A collection of ideas to use when creating a garden/bug theme in your classroom. source

Theme - Camping & Outdoors Theme - Camping is a fun classroom theme with lots of possibilities. Here's a collection of ideas to get you started in organizing your own camping themed classroom. source

Theme - Sports/Teamwork Theme - A sports theme has endless possibilities, and stressing the "teamwork" aspect is a great way to get your students working together all year long. Here's a collection of ideas to help you get your own sports themed classroom started. source

Theme - Ocean/Beach Theme - Looking to turn your classroom into an underwater world or beach paradise? Here's a collection of ideas to use to help you with your ocean or beach themed classroom. source

Theme - Friendship Theme - Here is a collection of activities for teaching students about friendship and encouraging a friendly environmen in your classroom. source

Theme - Dog Theme - Lots of ideas to go along with your Dog Theme classroom! source

Theme - Circus Theme - Ideas for creating a circus themed classroom! source

Theme - Jungle Theme - There's SO much you can do to create a jungle theme in your classroom. Here's a collection filled with lots of ideas and pictures to help get you started! source

Theme - Construction Theme - Here's a collection of ideas to use when creating a construction or "kids at work" theme in your classroom. source

Rainforest Theme - Ideas for a rainforest unit or classroom theme source

Theme - Camping Theme - Stuck on a way to decorate your classroom this year? Why don't you try a camping theme. source

Theme - Patriotic Theme - Everything you need to have a patriotic theme in your classroom. source

Theme - Survivor Theme - Survivor Theme Ideas and Challenge Ideas source

Theme - Race Cars Theme - This is a collection of ideas for using a race car theme in your classroom. source

Theme - Pirate Theme - Ahoy matey! Why not try decorating your room in a pirate theme this year. Choose from the many ideas below and your school year will be smooth sailing. source

Theme - Racing Theme - Here's a collection of racing theme ideas to get your own classroom revved up for a new school year! source

Theme - Bee Theme - Bugs seem to be a popular classroom theme, especially bees! Here's a collection of ideas to use when creating a bee themed classroom. source

Theme - Cooking & Food Theme - A collection of ideas to create a fun cooking/food theme in your classroom. source

Theme - Rainforest Theme - Here are some ideas for your rainforest themed classroom! source

Theme - Polka Dot Theme - Want to use polka dots in your room this year? Here are some great ideas to help make that happen! source

Theme - Wizard of Oz Theme - Follow the yellow brick road to a collection of Wizard of Oz themed ideas! source

Theme - Farm Animals Theme - Cows, Pigs, and Chicks...oh my! There's so much that can be done with a farm theme. Here's a collection of farm themed ideas to get you started. source

Theme - Detective/Mystery Theme - Great ideas to use with your Detective or Mystery theme. source

Theme - Travel Theme - What a better way to start off the year than using a travel theme. You can take your students on a learning journey they will never forget. source

Theme - Frog Theme Photos - This collection contains pictures from teachers' classrooms that have successfully incorporated a frog theme. source

Theme - Game Theme - Kids love to play games. What a great theme to do in your classroom . source

Baseball theme - I was thinking of using the same theme. Your student of the week could be the MVP. Also, if you use behavior cards (different colors to move for behavior) you could do a three strikes your out. Post 3 "K"s and attach a clothes pin with their names on them. Good behavior is "At the plate." After one warning they move their name to strike 1, strike two, etc. You can develop consequences for strikes, etc. You can also...source

Bees - I did a Bee Theme.

The hall said . .Come meet the Busy Bees of K4!

The boards in class said things like...source

Circus Fun Theme - A Circus Theme will be fun because you can do so many different things with it... What comes to mind is animals, trains, acrobats, clowns, circus snacks like cotton candy and hot dogs, and balloons. Here are some ideas that I came up with:...source

different themes in 1st - How wonderful that you have the memory of Frisky! I hope some of my students will fondly remember Hopper when they are adults.
Do you have a classroom theme in mind? My class room theme is frogs and the pond habitat, So Hopper fit right in! My first grade team teachers each have a different theme... One does ...source

Dogs Theme - Make a big doghouse and put a bunch of little puppies with the students names on them. "A DOGGONE GOOD CLASS"

BEHAVIOR MANAGEMENT: Instead of using a stoplight, use puppies. Move them out of the doghouse for a warning, and further, and further for each infraction.

STUDENT OF THE MONTH: Make a big banner that says "A STUDENT TO BARK ABOUT..." and put their information below.

CLASS REWARD: Add spots to a big doggie to work toward a class reward.

PAW PRINTS: Print out large prints and put them on the floor of your room, or even...source

Lighthouse Theme - THEME SETTER: Make a large paper lighthouse for your wall, or even one of plywood if you or someone you know is handy with tools. Put the words "Lighting the way for success in ___ grade." In the light shining out from the top. JOB CHART: Put job names on small lighthouses on a blue paper background, put student names on ships and "sail" them to different jobs each week or month. "Sailing to Success Helping Out". READING CORNER: A small wooden rowboat would...source

pig themes - How about Pig Out on Books and read books about Pigs for a month. Also, you could create pig snouts for students to wear. After reading a piggy book, you could do this with pencil/paper or on a computer. Type or write

This little piggy went to __________.
This little piggy stayed ___________.
This little piggy had...source

Turtle theme - I think this is a great theme. I used it my very first year of teaching. I used the Aesop Fable The Tortoise and the Hare as the reason for it. Its motto is "Slow and steady wins the race" and we discussed how this could apply to students and why its important to work slowly and steadily instead of...source

Browse By Theme (lesson plans) - 400+ K-8 classroom activities and lesson plans organized into 30 themes for easy browsing source

Can Teach: A List of Tried and True Theme Ideas - Here is a list of themes that are fun for kids. Resources are readily available for these themes (though the particular resources are not listed on this page). This page is for "window shopping" source

Debbies Unit Factory Freebies - Sells elementary level theme units for teachers and home schoolers. There are some samples you can download source

Early Childhood Thematic Units - A collection of nearly a dozen thematic units with cross-curricular lesson ideas and photos source

Integrated Units for grade 6-8 - Henry County schools have provided integrated units that carefully document Georgia state standards while providing lesson plans and ideas to make the units successful source

Integrated Units for Grades K-2 - From Henry County Schools in Georgia; several integrated units. Each unit includes reference to Georgia state standards,lessons, ideas, procedures, and materials needed source

Intergrated Unit for grades 3-5 - From Henry County Schools in Georgia; several integrated units. Each unit includes reference to Georgia state standards,lessons, ideas, procedures, and materials needed source

Mrs. Petersens Thematic Units - Here is a list of some tried and true units. Ideas for books and activities are available. Some themes for the current year are still under construction source

The Collaborative Thematic Unit Model - A basic framework for building a collaborative thematic unit. A sample unit (PRIMARY) on dinosaurs is featured source

The Project Approach in Early Childhood and Elementary Education - A great starting place for those wishing to learn about Project Based Learning. This contains definitions, explanations, and many examples of successful projects source

Thematic Planning Units - Twenty-one primary and sixteen intermediate units designed to be inclusive of students with special needs. Adobe Acrobat format source

Thematic Units For Primary Grades - Thematic units on various science and social studies topics for primary (and intermediate) grades source

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