Second Grade Nest: Bird Cage Behavior Management (Monday Made It)

Monday, July 22, 2013

Bird Cage Behavior Management (Monday Made It)

Linking up a little late for 4th Grade Frolics Monday Made It! I usually try to post this in the morning, but I've been unpacking my new apartment all weekend! 

Check out my new behavior management system! 

I bought these darling bird cages at Hobby Lobby. I had to buy two pink, though, because they only had these four colors. But I had a plan...

Spray paint fixes ALL! 

 
So now, I have a red, yellow, green, blue, and purple bird cage! 
This matches my tables in my classroom perfectly. 

 
These are two examples of the way that I label my sets of desks. They have a tissue paper puff and a table sign. I am going to match my bird cages to these puffs so the students know which cage is theirs.  

I am labeling each table with a number, too. My table labels also have numbers on them, too. That way students can identify their bird cage by color and number. 

  
 
I think I will fill them with colored Poms each time a student does something positive:
-turning in homework on time
-fills their buckets
-moves up the clip chart
-etc.!! 

Tiny Pom-Poms
(Pic: Oriental Trading)

Poms will be placed in their matching bird cage! 


13 comments:

  1. SIMPLY adorable! What a great find and idea! The colors rock!

    I am your newest follower, so glad I found your blog!

    -Stephanie

    http://sweetkinders1.blogspot.com/

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  2. This is a great idea! I am thinking about color coding my tables this year. I love the coordination between the tables and classroom management incentive.

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  3. So super cute! This got me thinking about trying to do something similar with our football theme this year. Thanks
    Emily

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  4. I can't wait to see how you end up using the adorable bird cages in your classroom. I have been obsessed with all the colorful bird cages and lanterns in the stores this summer. I may do something similar in my classroom. Thanks for the idea.
    The Traveling Teacher

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  5. Love that idea! I also love the classroom decor!!

    My suggestion is to use the really gigantic pom poms. I think the smaller ones will end up falling out of the cages at the sides.

    Cheers!
    Rae
    Mindful Rambles

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  6. CUUUUUUUTE. Oh my gosh. So cute.

    -Gayla
    Teach On.

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  7. LOVE LOVE LOVE!!!!!!!!!!!
    Mrs. Polman
    http://spunkyinsecond.blogspot.com/

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  8. Oh this is darling!!
    I need something like that but with bee hives.
    I'll have to be on the lookout for something similar.
    Cuteness for sure!!!!

    Heather
    The Busy Busy Hive

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  9. Those are SO cute!! What a creative idea for your tables! :)

    Christina

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  10. Very cute!! I love how you are not only rewarding tables, but of course it goes with your bird theme! :)
    Heather
    Berry Sweet Teaching Treats

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  11. Adorable! These look like so much fun!

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