Thursday, January 12, 2012

Snowman Surprise

Anyone else out there having a hard time getting back in the swing of things after the holiday break?  Maybe it's the holiday break...maybe it's the full moon...maybe it's the many birthday treats we've had this week - who knows!  Whatever it is, I needed something to motivate my 2nd graders to work on their behavior...pronto!

I came up with this "Snowman Surprise" to help.  Each time the class is making good choices as a group, I'll ask a student to add another piece of our snowman.  When the whole snowman is put together, they will earn a Snowman Surprise!!  It will be things like a prize from the prize box, a day of comfy toes (everyone can work with their shoes off!), 5 minutes of extra recess time, etc!  

Wish me luck! :)


Hope King said...

So, SO cute! Great idea! I am voting for the full moon...and tomorrow is Friday the 13th! Maybe we should have a moment of prayer! Ha! Good luck!


Ebuck said...

We started back on Tuesday and it has been eerily calm. I do not want to jinx anything, but I am happy!
Love the snowman idea. I would have to add some flip flops and sunglasses for here in Florida. =)

Sedcond Grade Silliness 

Mrs. Cupcake said...
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Mrs. Cupcake said...

Great idea!! I'll be *borrowing* it :)

Last year, toward the end of the year, we had to build a 10-scoop ice cream cone, for an ice cream party!

A Cupcake for the Teacher

Heather's Heart said...

Cute idea! I am a new follower and would love for you to come visit me! I have TONS of *freebies* and you can read about our Penguin on the Shelf (like an Elf on the Shelf). He is helping with our good choices! =)

Heather's Heart

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I am a new follower tons of cute ideas! I teach second grade as well.


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