Have you heard about finger lights? I have read a couple of blog posts about the tiny flashlights and decided to give them a try. I found a set of 40 for $7.99 with free shipping on Amazon. My hopes were that the kiddos would:
1. stay focused during reading group
2. keep up
3. not fall out of their chair (Can we say ADHD!)
For the most part I was not dissapointed. My kiddos love using the finger lights during reading groups. Most of them seem to try harder when it's their turn to read aloud.
I have discovered Kid Snippets on YouTube. I use them as brain breaks or transitions sometimes for my kiddos. These short little clips are a huge hit with my class. The "Math Class" snippet is a hoot, but the "Mean School Nurse" clip is my kiddo's favorite.