All teachers know that managing transitions between classroom activities is the key to a smooth day. Without a plan, things can quickly devolve into a chaos only slightly more civilized than Lord of the Flies. So not only do you plan transitions, but you have to switch them up every once in awhile to keep interest high. Oh, and they should be educational! It’s no wonder planning can drive you mad. For the new year, put some of these engaging transitions into your plans.
Got a handful of pom-poms? Then you have the props needed for this transition!
This transition turns your youngsters into letter detectives!
The alphabet song helps create a smooth transition. Check it out!
Question cards are a simple way to get students talking during a transition. Get three pages here!