Check out the games I love:
|Extra Point is a great beginning of the year review for students. It allows students to practice counting on and plus one.|
|BUMP is the greatest math game! It teaches good sportsmanship and math facts.|
You can find BUMP and Extra Point in my TPT store. They are wonderful for the beginning of the year and fall games, even though I play them all year with my kiddos.
So, I love math games, but literacy games are just as important in my classroom. The greatest game EVER....I Have...Who Has...? Seriously, it is the most adaptable game. I use it for sight words, book reviews, and most importantly, learning names.
At the beginning of the year, my students and I practice each other's names through I Have...Who Has...? Once we have mastered each other we move onto staff members. Even though I teach first grade, I expect my students to be able to greet staff members throughout the building. I also use this as a means of safety. If my students do not recognize a staff member they can always ask me who the person is, allowing me to determine if they are a sub, visitor, or need to report to the office.
What games do you love using with your students? Check out the links below for other fabulous ideas!