This week's chapter of Debbie Diller's book is all about Measurement.
Here are a bunch of non-standard sheets that are perfect for this:
Balloons- circus theme
Knights and Dragons for your fairy tales units
Doggy Bones- pets theme
Goldfish- ocean, sea, or pets units
Flags- perfect for flag day or 4th of July
Frogs- my favorite!
Fire Bears- perfect for Fire Safety
Candy- perfect for oh anytime you aren't hungry or after Easter or Halloween
Gingerbread and Gumdrops for your gingerbread units
Beakers- when you are feeling scientific
Frog Hops- my second favorite!
Fireworks- use around the 4th of July, Canada day, Chinese New Year, or to ring in the new year.
Bolts- great for construction theme
Dust Bunnies- either around spring, Easter, or Mother's day (for the help she needs!)
Bunny Rabbits- would fit in a spring unit
School Bus- great for the beginning of the school year
Clouds- for your weather unit
Carrots- delicious for a spring unit
Carrot tops- another good one for a spring unit
Film- for the movie star in all of us!
Band-aids- for an all about me unit
Cannonballs- would totally fit in the pirate theme
Baby Chicks and Ducks for your oviparous unit
Cupid's Arrow- use near valentine's day
Dice- works well around the 50th day of school for the 50's era
Elephants double and Elephants work well for a zoo unit or circus unit