So in yesterday's post, I was lamenting about how hard it can be to keep our little darlings focused at this time of year. I shared my plans for mixing festive fun and academics together, to get through the month. Happy teacher, happy students, and happy admin. Should be "all good"! I thought I would share something else that I will be using during the month of December.
This month I will continue to reward my students for making good choices and keeping their eyes on the prize, by using my Differentiated Behavior Cards. But, I be using the Holiday/Winter theme! My kids love these!
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These cards a cute way to acknowledge students who are working hard everyday! Half of them are decidedly "Christmasy" in theme. But, the other half are winter-themed (Just in case "Christmas" is a no-no where you teach.) They are also EDITABLE (in case, you are not a fan of my silly little sayings - lol) and include 3 class-size POSTERS, too!
All you do is give each child a card (there are four to a sheet) or let them pick their own design. Then, as often you like, punch, sign, or stamp each student's card, if they have made good choices for the day. (I collect cards at the end of the day, and they are tied into our classroom behavior chart. But, these are completely flexible!) When the child fills up their card, they can earn a small reward!
I hope you will give them a try. I know your students will like this novel way of saying "good job". (If you want to find out a bit more about these cards, I have a set available in my store, for FREE !)