Saturday, February 19, 2011

My happy family

What a happy family! How cute that Grey Dog is standing with Sophie, and Blackie is with Alex? I love playing outside with them. They are soooo cute! We've found a buyer for #1, but Puppy #2 (Black Dog) is still waiting for a home!

What's the Matter?

Third Grade made an awesome bulletin board for their "I wonder" projects, so Second Grade decided we needed to rock ours out, too. We decided to let our kids ask questions about the three basic forms of matter, which is our Science Unit Study at the moment. Are we creative, or what?!? :-D I love this board! It's perfect for this time of year. My class asked questions about liquids... some were really clever.

Wednesday, February 9, 2011

We all have dreams bulletin board

I decided that until I get enough velcro to make all of my Magic Tree House books, I'll use my "kids" as bulletin board decorations. This one is for February, outside my door. My favorite part of the whole thing is the incredibly cute border I got for a dollar at the Carson Dellosa Warehouse Sale in Greensboro last year.

Monday, February 7, 2011

My class

To motivate my students to read their Magic Tree House books regularly (and so I would know which book each student is reading) I created paper dolls for each child. Once I figure out a cute background, I'll post them, along with a piece of velcro to show the book (which I've already printed out miniature covers of each book, 2x2.5. The dolls are just a little less than 3 and a half inches tall, and they turned out pretty cute (especially the girls... can't do too much with my boys!) 

I've had everything done except the shoes for a couple of weeks now, but I figured I would finally finish them tonight because I left my paperwork on my desk that I needed to finish! Oh well.