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#Hashtag Book Awards

Who wants to INCREASE engagement in BOOK TALKS?! I love talking about books and take a status of the class daily on my checklist – just quickly jotting down the page number the student read to (goodbye reading logs!!) and we discuss brief events and summaries if they are finished so they can share with…

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Classroom Reveal 15 – 16

Well it’s that time of year again!  I’ve been putting my room together slowly and surely over the past few months.  Yes that slowly! I did have time to work since they cleaned before summer school and I got a chance to put my room back together then!  I get literally no budget in my…

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Double the Experiments, Double the Fun

So we’ve been really busy and working away all week.  What you ask have we been doing?  Well here is a couple project we’ve been working on:Rubber Cement Resists– so easy (!) and super hands-on.  You could do so many things with them! Art projects GALORE! Now they are not the most fancy pieces of…

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Fireworks cards!

Today I have an awesome activity I randomly stumbled upon last summer!  We had supplies and just experimented to see what would happen! This would  be great for any age and they are so fun to do- easy as well 🙂 Without further ado, I present to you……FIREWORKS CARDS!!!!! Ok so the pics aren’t the…

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Pin-spiration!

So I have a slight obsession with Pinterest (and I’m sure I’m not the only one)!  Check out my button on the side or click here to follow my boards! One of the first awesome ideas I pinned for teaching was the hardware organizer turned supply “keeper.”  I loved it from the start.  First it…

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Shaving Cream Paintings

Whew…Spring Break is coming to an end….why do I feel like I have so much left to do?! So Friday, I only had a few kids at camp which was great because I got up so early.  We flew through the activities that were lined up for us with still a few hours left.  What…

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