Draw a letter on a pin board and have children push the pins in correct order to form the letters. (Could write numbers and even draw arrows to show letter formation sequence.) Great for fine motor skill development and letter formation and recognition
Washing babies (and baby clothes!) in the water table. This actually fits well under "dramatic play" too. What a great idea to incorporate clothes washing too. Apparently it attracted both girls and boys. Awwe fun idea for the children
Pinner writes: I've used feely boxes for years, primarily as a hook to introduce new lessons. I like the simplicity of these. I also like the idea of using a number of them to introduce textures, shapes, etc.
reward whole class behavior. I have a cut out of a jar taped to my whiteboard. There are also a bunch of magnetic gems. When the class WOW's me, I add a gem to the class jar. When the class fills the whole jar, I let them vote on their class reward.