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Attention Getters for Better Classroom Management Rebecca Olsen
Put your hands in the air, Wave them like you just don’t care! Now give me a clap, Put them down in your lap!
Clap your hands, Stomp your feet, Put your bottom in your seat!
Tootsie Roll, (roll hands around each other) Lollipop, (lick a pretend sucker) We’ve been talking, (touch fingers to thumbs in talking motion) Now let’s stop! (Hands in front like a traffic cop stopping traffic) Dr. Jean
Give Me a Clap (to the tune of the Munster’s Song) Give Me a Clap (clap, clap), Give me a snap (snap, snap), Now take your hands And put them down Into your lap! (pat, pat) Dr. Jean
Shake ‘em to the left, Shake ‘em to the right Shake, shake, shaken ‘em, Shake em out of sight!
1,2,3 Everybody STOP! 4,5,6 Hands on TOP! 7,8,9 You’re doin’ just FINE!
One, two, three. Eyes on me! (teacher) One, two, Eyes on you! (students)
Q-U-I-E-T We are quiet as can be! We’re quiet, Sh, Sh, (softly) We’re quiet ! (whisper)
If You’re Ready To the tune of If You’re Happy and You Know It If you’re ready and you know it Clap your hands. If you’re ready and you know it Clap your hands. If you’re ready and you know it Then your actions surely show it If you’re ready and you know it Clap your hands!
Hocus Pocus (Teacher: wave your wand) Everybody Focus (Students: make glasses with index and thumbs) Dr. Jean
I am quiet, (point to self, then finger to lips) look at me, (circle fingers around eyes and point to self) I am quiet, (point to self, then finger to lips) You should be! (shake finger at neighbor) We are quiet, (point around room, then finger to lips) Yes we are, (sign language yes, shake fist) We want marbles in our jar! (pretend to fill jar)
I am quiet, Look at me, I am quiet, You should be! We are quiet, Look at us! We’re so quiet No one can fuss!
Are You Listening? Sung to the tune of Frere Jacques Are you listening? Everyone! If you are listening, if you are listening, look at me, look at me.
Give Me Five (1) Eyes -- look (2) Ears -- listen (3) Mouth -- closed (4) Hands -- still (5) Feet -- quiet
Other Ideas for Getting Student’s Attention Clapping patters A bell Chimes A timer with a buzzer A rainstick Call and response (such as Marco…Polo or Peanut Butter…Jelly) Play a quick song Note: It is not recommended to flick the lights to gain student attention as flashing lights are a trigger for seizure disorder.