"Guess the Number" Kids ask questions like "is the number greater/less than___?", "is the number between ___ and___?", "is the number in the tens place___?", "is the number to guess the selected number.
Big Book Station--these are sight word pointers and are great for finding sight words in books. The children choose a pointer and look for that word as they read. I printed the words on colored cardstock stars and taped them to straws.
Laminate a hand and use a overhead marker to write a sight or vocabulary word on it. Students have to say the "secret passcode" when coming in and leaving the room! This idea could also be used with letter/ numeral recognition for pre k.
Here's one from the very first day of school! The students are performing a short song that incorporates body percussion, singing/chanting, and rhythmic speech in saying their name and introducing themselves to the class!