DIY Weekly dry-erase board using a collage frame found at Walmart! Print days of week onto pretty paper, and put a different day into each section (behind glass). Write on glass with dry-erase markers.
This is a really sweet idea! Besides making the classroom more like home, the kids can also be aware of what their family looks like for safety reasons. Have Students bring in little framed pictures of their families to keep in the classroom!
This Australian site provides many excellent resources including videos for teaching - intentional play, documenting, literacy, routines. Being attuned to children means that we will be alert to their learning and record it and extend it.