Friday, May 18, 2012

Behavior Bingo

The other day I found a great idea on Camille's blog over on Fun For First. Please go check it out. She found a cute idea on pinterest called Behavior Bingo. I forgot to grab my copy of her cute freebie so I was unprepared but you can if you go to her blog and get it. Today my kiddos were awful!! It was raining, we had an inside day, only 8 days of school left, yada, yada, yada, you get the picture! In desperation, I quickly threw a Behavior Bingo board together (I don't have any cute graphic or even a colored printer at school). I had my aide laminate it and tried it.  Mine is not as cute as Camille's or the one on pinterest but I gotta say "IT WORKED"!!!
Every time I catch one of my firsties being good, I give them the silent signal and they get to sign their name with a visa-visa pen in a square on the game board. Our silent signal is the letter 'b' in sign language. As you can see some of the kiddo's names are there more than once. They were the good ones! At the end of the day, I roll the wooden cubes to determine the winners! One die has B-I-N-G-O and roll again. The other die has 1-2-3-4-5 and roll again. So if I roll B-2, all the kids whose names are in that square win a prize from my prize basket. They were really excited. Then I bribed my little darlings some more and told them if they were SUPER good and we got tons of names on the board, I would roll the colored die. It's another die with the words purple-pink-yellow-blue-orange and roll again on it. Then everyone whose name is on that color wins! The next morning I wipe all the names off and we start again. THANK YOU Camille and whomever came up with this idea on pinterest! It's saving me from pulling my hair out these last few days!
I hope everyone has a fantastic weekend!
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Lisa R. said...

That's a great idea, especially for these last few "trying" weeks of school! :)

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Veronica said...

LOVE THIS! Gonna try it. But, since my class has been working on SLANT style of learning, I think that will be my heading.

Camille said...

Sheree, I love your idea to have a color dice so more firsties can win. I tried it today and they loved it. They were extra sweet for a chance at the colored dice Thanks for the great adaptation. Love your blog to:)

Veronica said...

Ok, so my kids love this! Thanks for the idea.

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